Vinci Sauce and Italian Meatballs

Vinci Sauce and Italian Meatballs

When I serve a Chianti wine, it has always been a DaVinci Chianti.  My absolute favorite Chianti for years, long before I so proudly became the 2013 DaVinci Wine Culinary Arts Storyteller.  And, might I add, DaVinci Chianti has always been an important ingredient in my tomato gravy, or as my family calls it, my Sunday sauce. I mentioned this to Jenna, one of our lovely DaVinci Reps, during a conversation about the Chianti - when Jenna quickly...

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Breakfast Cookies with Oatmeal, Cinnamon and Raisins

Breakfast Cookies with Oatmeal, Cinnamon and Raisins

I wish my house could smell like fresh-baked oatmeal raisin cookies all the time.   The sweet smells of  cinnamon and brown sugar remind me of  my childhood, when I’d come home from school and my Mom had made her famous oatmeal cherry chocolate chip and everything but the kitchen sink cookies.  That was always a happy day. I still bake those cookies for my family, but I’ve come up with a version that’s perfect for breakfast,...

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