Cocktail Hour Meets … BORDEAUX

The last of the four l’apéros dedicated to Bordeaux paired a sweet Sauternes with fennel and carrot confit (recipe in book – link in bio). We also served foie gras de canard, roquefort, smoked sturgeon and grilled pineapple – all great pairings with the wine. You can buy the book and get all of our great recipes – https://amzn.to/3dUtyvI

Cocktail hour Meets … ALSACE IN NYC


We visited NYC recently – our first trip since last March. In the book we talk about Alsastian Chef Daniel Kreuther’s restaurant in NYC and our love for the wines of the region. On this trip we tasted his version of Tarte Flambée during a leisurely lunch. Our version is in the book⁠.⁠

Cocktail Hour Meets … L’APÉRO

Cocktail Hour Meets … L’APÉRO⁠ ⁠ Yes! It is official. We are hard at work on the third book of our Cocktail Hour Meets… series. As you can see from the cover, this book will celebrate French food and wines. It will include 25 food recipes as well. We will keep you up to date on our progress, but the goal is be finished before Memorial Day. ⁠

Cocktail Hour Meets … Impeachment

Only three U.S. presidents have ever been impeached. They are Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump (twice). Why not make one of the cocktails from the book named in their honor? The Tennessee Tailor, The Lefty or the You’re Fired. The book is available at Amazon and all major on-line booksellers. Or e-mail [email protected] to arrange to get an autographed copy!

Cocktail Hour Meets … Lobster Paella!

Our New Year’s Eve tradition! Just us this year. This year’s version had lobster (of course), shrimp, chorizo and chicken thighs. Served with a Priorato blanco.⁠

We even made it to midnight to see the fireworks! Wishing you all a Safe, Happy and Healthy 2021!⁠