Monday, December 6, 2010

Happy Night

You know those nights where everything seems to come together? Where you look around and can only smile because you start to see the pieces? This was one of those nights.

It was funny because as I sat with my companions tonight, one began to explain why cooking is so enjoyable- that it isn't for the person doing the cooking, not really. It's for those who receive it, it is an ultimate gift. It is something that makes people happy. It is wonderful.

I thought that this quote perfectly summed it up:

"The true cook is the perfect blend, the only perfect blend, of artist and philosopher. He knows his worth: he holds in his palm the happiness of mankind, the welfare of generations yet unborn."
Norman Douglas (1868-1952)
I hope everyone is having a great night...GO PATS!

Cline Vineyards, Cashmere Red Blend 2016

See here’s the thing I try to impart on anyone who will listen- wine doesn’t have to be “technically good” to be a favorite.  Wine critics ...