Day to Day Stuff

A Canberra Chilled Tempranillo to liven up your Summer BBQ

The Aussie summer is BBQ season. Any opportunity to hit the lake, sea or bush with friends, family, and food for a frolicking good time. Along with the gathering of souls for good times, second comes the food and the beverages. A simple bbq when I was a kid consisted of snags in bread, with caramelised beer onions if…… Continue reading A Canberra Chilled Tempranillo to liven up your Summer BBQ

Dinner

Slow cooker Beef Bourguignon

It’s hard to come up with new and different slow cooker beef recipes. I’m part of a slow cooker Facebook group with over 13,000 members, so the recipes are diverse, different and sometimes downright odd. But there’s never a dull moment or lack of inspiration, if you’re a slow cooking fan, that is. And that…… Continue reading Slow cooker Beef Bourguignon

Day to Day Stuff

A red wine whine.

I never remember what my favourite red wines are. I have a note saved on my iPhone of 4 wines that have tickled my fancy, but considering how much red wine I drink, that’s not enough. I know I’ve drunk some wonderful red wines, but perhaps I just don’t recall them after a glass or…… Continue reading A red wine whine.

Day to Day Stuff · Dinner

Summer is out, winter is in – Wardrobes and Ribs

I’ve had a a weekend of swapping over wardrobes, from summer to winter. I swear I had more winter clothing than this? Where did it all go? I just know I’m going to come across a vac pack bag in a cupboard in Spring that has all my winter pants in it. But in the…… Continue reading Summer is out, winter is in – Wardrobes and Ribs