Where has the year gone? I CANNOT believe that we are already discussing the Fourth of July holiday. I also never thought I would be one to go camping in a travel trailer, but here I am, rocking that lifestyle, too. After last year's muted celebrations that brought warnings and admonishments for large gatherings, it… Continue reading Red, White, and Brew: Let’s Chat Day Drinking
I recently celebrated my wedding anniversary with this guy: We have been hitched for 20 years now, through two wars, multiple deployments, lots of geographically separations, tears, laughter, good wine, bad wine, wine gone bad, winning Bronco seasons and losing ones...but he has always had my back and I could not have chosen a better… Continue reading Thirsty Thursday with Mandy: Let’s Chat $20 Wines!
Okay, I am going to begin by stating: I don't observe Earth Day, even as a tree and animal loving yogi...I have serious qualms with the founder of this "day," which I am not going to delve into at this time. Suffice it to say, I have been recycling since I was a teen, using… Continue reading Natural Wines, Anniversaries, and Earth Day!
Rack of Lamb, Frenched On today's Thirst Thursday segment, we will be grilling up some lamb chops. I will be grilling on my Le Creuset grill pan because it's cold out there! I will top with The French Kitchen's Maître D' butter and serving them with TFK's Potato Daphinoise and sautéed spinach (by the way,… Continue reading The Food
As part of my monthly segment on 850 KOA with The Mandy Connell Show, we are once again turning our attention to holiday wines and the foods that love them. This time, we are taking a look at options for your Passover or Easter holiday scene. Since both holidays were severely limited in 2020 due… Continue reading Thirsty Thursday Chats Passover and Easter: Wines and Foods to Delight and Grace Your Holiday Table