F&B Tips

Feb 13

Sara Kay’s Meatballs of Glory!

About: Meatballs are found in almost every culture, and can be dated back to 700 BC. They are, in essence, portable baby meatloafs. The purpose is to cut meat with other protein, starches, and veggies, to boost their nutrient value while stretching the meat. I have been a huge lover of meatballs forever — however, when my husband discovered his gluten allergy, I had […]

Nov 12

Spirit Lab: Gin

As the holidays are approaching, I am going to feature the history of classic spirits to provide a better love and understanding for these products. I decided what better spirit to start with then the first one I ever enjoyed drinking all by itself: Gin.   Historical Time Line: 1550 -16oo-Dutch professor of medicine Dr. […]

Oct 12

Sara Kay’s White Beans & Bacon

About: This is my take on a tasty fall time Medieval English dish. It is great as a meal, or a side, and if you follow a low-carb diet is surprisingly healthy.  Prep Time:10 min Cook Time: 10 min Difficulty : Easy Serves: 2 meal/ 6 side Best Pairings: B&G Vouvray 2009 The silky pair […]

Sep 12

Sara Kay’s Top 10 Cellar Management Tips

1.       Less Is More: There are many schools of thought as to the proper system of cellar management. After working in many cellars with many different teams of people, they only constant I have found is that there are no finite rules. The best thing to do is to figure out what your organizational style […]