Preserving Grape Leaves, A Pictorial…

In midst of the apple orchards and vineyards that surround our neighboring home amidst came wild grapes that settled in our garden.  Coincidentally, I also happen to LOVE dolmádes.  And so with grapes, comes grape leaves…thus, I seized the opportunity!

Blue Cheese with Pear and Vanilla Aigre-Doux

Last week I made a Pear and Vanilla Aigre-Doux.  This is part II…a great way to complement the end of a fabulous meal, to enjoy as a savory dessert, or simply devour as is!

Pear and Vanilla Aigre-Doux

An amalgamation of sharp offset by honey, pears, and off-dry wine, its sweet-sour tang is perfect with rich blue cheeses.