Fall brings fresh garden tomatoes. If you’re lucky, it brings lots and lots. If you’re really lucky, you have the best Mom who shares her tomatoes! Because I hate the mess of removing tomato skins in boiling water, I decided to experiment with the much more passive roasted tomato sauce this year. It was the right decision.
Next recipe: sweet potato gnochhi to eat with your tomato sauce!
Q: I recently opened a bottle I had been aging for a few years, and although it tasted fine, I was left wondering whether I should have aged it even longer. How do you gauge the perfect drinking window?
I love a theme, so I love Hallowe’en! Here are some on-theme wines to bring to your costume party, to offer cold parents from the neighbourhood as trick-or-treat on through, or to enjoy in the dark in your basement (if you’re that house on the street).
This delicious potato dish doubles as a beautiful vegetarian main course or a new side dish that might just overshadow that turkey this Thanksgiving! Don’t forget to pick up the perfect wine pairing (listed at the end) at Banville & Jones Wine Co.
Wine is intricately woven into the cultural fabric of Georgia. The Georgian winemaking method of burying an earthenware vessel called a qvevri in the ground creates wines with unique amber colour that has the structure of a white wine with some characteristics of red wine, due to the whole skin maceration (the wine sitting on the skins for the whole fermentation).