Review: Lincourt 2012 Lindsay’s Pinot Noir

For the past couple of weeks this Pinot has been on sale at my local Whole Foods ($20 instead of $35!). If you happen to see it on sale, you should pick up a couple of bottles. I don’t like wimpy wines, especially Pinots. This one is big, fruity, and spicy. I probably wouldn’t pay $35 for it, but at $20, I have bought four bottles. I enjoyed the first one watching Downton Abbey and eating garlicky sausage and broccolini pasta (recipe link). Enjoy!

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Sausage, Black Eyed Pea, and Kale Soup – Adapted Caldo Verde

Lately, I have been a bit obsessed with soup. I eat salad every single weekday for lunch and sometimes have salad for dinner as well. Soup is a great way to eat lots of veggies and feel satisfied… especially in the winter.

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup – Warm Up This Winter

Some people think they do not like butternut squash. That is because they have never had this soup. I have personally converted a few people with this soup. It is perfect for a cold day… which for me, in Southern California, is anything below 60 degrees.

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Chilaquiles – The Ultimate Mexican Breakfast

The first time I had chilaquiles was on vacation in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico; they were part of the breakfast buffet every morning. That dish was very basic – tortilla chips cooked in sauce. If you have never had them before, chilaquiles are like breakfast nachos (sounds delicious, right?) and we ┬ápronounce them (Cheel-ay-keel-ays).

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