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by Joe Chanley
November 20th, 2020, 10:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cheapest Loire Cab Franc you could enjoy?
Replies: 30
Views: 1320

Re: Cheapest Loire Can Franc you could enjoy?

Jim Erwin wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 8:51 am
MikeL238 wrote:
November 20th, 2020, 8:27 am
Olga Raffault Chinon Les Picasses?
+1
This is much closer to 25-30 in recent vintages, so double the cost of the guion domaine
by Joe Chanley
November 18th, 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Favorite Paprika, anyone?
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Re: Favorite Paprika, anyone?

at Spice House, i see they offer Flat Packs.....does anyone order them like this? do you find it more convenient for storage? Do they stay fresher for a longer period of time? just curious overall. I’ve just recently ordered (since I no longer shop anywhere in person) a few refills in their new fla...
by Joe Chanley
November 18th, 2020, 6:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Favorite Paprika, anyone?
Replies: 29
Views: 1214

Re: Favorite Paprika, anyone?

at Spice House, i see they offer Flat Packs.....does anyone order them like this? do you find it more convenient for storage? Do they stay fresher for a longer period of time? just curious overall.
by Joe Chanley
November 18th, 2020, 5:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 606
Views: 39481

Re: Another Flannery PSA

thanksgiving sale on burger blends, pork roast and tenderloin roasts...
by Joe Chanley
November 11th, 2020, 6:05 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: "I've stopped eating octopus..." Why?
Replies: 29
Views: 1337

Re: "I've stopped eating octopus..." Why?

Brandon R wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 2:31 pm
Thanks, Guys. This is the first I've heard of, "Octopus Teacher."
Just watched this last night....interesting story. I honestly can't imagine doing something like that every day for 300+ days.
by Joe Chanley
November 10th, 2020, 10:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 88
Views: 4511

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

the Zuni method is a dry brine- kosher salt and leave unwrapped in a refrigerator for 2-3 days before roasting. Full recipe here https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/zuni-roast-chicken-with-bread-salad-56389456 Right, but how does that translate to SV? I'd love to know more details. For th...
by Joe Chanley
November 10th, 2020, 6:18 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 88
Views: 4511

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

I did two side by side roast chickens (Mary's Heritage birds) the other day using the Zuni method. Sous Vide for about 2.5 hours @150 followed by browning for about 15 minutes at 482. I'd say they were the best roast chickens ever. The juiciness of the chicken while eating was like wringing out a w...
by Joe Chanley
November 10th, 2020, 6:00 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: My Confession. Not allowing time to open.
Replies: 45
Views: 2614

Re: My Confession. Not allowing time to open.

very guilty of this, and it has to do with planning. for as much time as i spend researching, reading and thinking about wine, I'm often grabbing a bottle with too short of a window to give it proper air and then consume it too rapidly.
by Joe Chanley
October 29th, 2020, 7:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée
Replies: 15
Views: 608

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée

Any way to block this thread from Charlie Fu wouldn't be caught dead drinking a lowly Chinon He used to say that about Gonon. True. [cheers.gif] Baudry is awesome. I have a few 2010s lined up ready to go. The 2010 Grezeaux I popped recently was equally outstanding. Thanks for the note, David. ^
by Joe Chanley
October 29th, 2020, 7:03 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 606
Views: 39481

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Betty C wrote:
October 28th, 2020, 8:24 pm
K_F_o_l_e_y wrote:
October 27th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Joe Chanley wrote:
October 27th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Yea they always have a rib roast sale
When is that usually? Although my friend is probably looking for steaks for NYE (he's never had any Flannery).
Getting a rib roast and cutting it into steaks is easy and also slightly cheaper!
^ this.....i do it every year
by Joe Chanley
October 28th, 2020, 6:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2010 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée
Replies: 15
Views: 608

Re: TN: 2010 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon La Croix Boissée

Todd F r e n c h wrote:
October 28th, 2020, 4:41 pm
Here we go...more Baudry notes! I’m buying as much as I can, after the last bottle I tried. I fear Baudry (and Loire Chinon, in general) may become popular, and stop being a value, like St. Joseph used to be...
Any way to block this thread from Charlie
by Joe Chanley
October 28th, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out
Replies: 88
Views: 4511

Re: Anova's countertop combi steam oven is out

Both the sandwich and wings look great, Kevin. But...I have to ask (at least for the grilled cheese...wings I can see being better): WHY? I can have a great grilled cheese in a pan in about 10 minutes, max. Is it more about the tinkering and hobby of it? I'm truly seeking to understand. This was be...
by Joe Chanley
October 27th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 606
Views: 39481

Re: Another Flannery PSA

K_F_o_l_e_y wrote:
October 27th, 2020, 3:25 pm
Joe Chanley wrote:
October 27th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Yea they always have a rib roast sale
When is that usually? Although my friend is probably looking for steaks for NYE (he's never had any Flannery).
Believe early December typically
by Joe Chanley
October 27th, 2020, 3:19 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 606
Views: 39481

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Yea they always have a rib roast sale
by Joe Chanley
October 22nd, 2020, 10:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Produttori Del Barbaresco Riservas - GOAT
Replies: 19
Views: 2195

Re: 2016 Produttori Del Barbaresco Riservas - GOAT

It was more a commentary on the state of scoring in general. I don't think that Galloni delivering the highest scores to date on PdB riservas is actually an indication of whether these are the best PdB riservas to date....as has been discussed on most other threads, it seems any solidly made wine re...
by Joe Chanley
October 22nd, 2020, 10:24 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2016 Produttori Del Barbaresco Riservas - GOAT
Replies: 19
Views: 2195

Re: 2016 Produttori Del Barbaresco Riservas - GOAT

Is anyone really surprised that Galloni delivered the highest scores to date? Every score he gives is higher than the last and it's not helping the pricing.
by Joe Chanley
October 19th, 2020, 4:38 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 606
Views: 39481

Re: Another Flannery PSA

scamhi wrote:
October 19th, 2020, 4:01 pm
just pre salt and left unwrapped for 1-2 days in the fridge for me
This
by Joe Chanley
October 10th, 2020, 10:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Thomas 2018
Replies: 35
Views: 3411

Re: Thomas 2018

What’s the tariff this year?
by Joe Chanley
October 8th, 2020, 5:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Does Anyone Else Eat Everything?
Replies: 101
Views: 2922

Re: Does Anyone Else Eat Everything?

I'm with you Sarah, and it's a running joke amongst my wife and kids.....because of me, we have a 'you have to try everything at least once' rule in our house, and 'if you haven't had it in more than a year, you need to try it again'. That's regardless of your age as well. I didn't like brussel spro...
by Joe Chanley
October 8th, 2020, 5:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Cantina dei Produttori Nebbiolo di Carema Carema
Replies: 18
Views: 815

Re: TN: 2016 Cantina dei Produttori Nebbiolo di Carema Carema

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 6:18 pm
Joe Chanley wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 6:00 pm
D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 5:04 pm
Thanks for the note. I'm still awaiting delivery of mine. Galloni says drink 2024-2036. Sounds like you think it won't make such old bones?
I’d make sure you’re looking at the review for the normale vs the riserva.
I am. AG pushed the 2016 Riserva out to 2041.
wow
by Joe Chanley
October 7th, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Cantina dei Produttori Nebbiolo di Carema Carema
Replies: 18
Views: 815

Re: TN: 2016 Cantina dei Produttori Nebbiolo di Carema Carema

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
October 7th, 2020, 5:04 pm
Thanks for the note. I'm still awaiting delivery of mine. Galloni says drink 2024-2036. Sounds like you think it won't make such old bones?
I’d make sure you’re looking at the review for the normale vs the riserva.
by Joe Chanley
October 2nd, 2020, 10:42 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 678
Views: 45657

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

Do you have some sort of deal going on, Marcus? The wines are great and I'm out of them, but $50-70 hurts these days more than ever. Do you do ITB discount? He has a lot of wines that are under $50....actually the majority are....not to dissuade you from buying goodfellow, but there are a hell of a...
by Joe Chanley
September 30th, 2020, 7:49 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The glory of the 4oz/5oz tasting bottles. 79 Heitz Martha's opened 10 days ago - still drinking as good as when opened.
Replies: 61
Views: 2581

Re: The glory of the 4oz/5oz tasting bottles. 79 Heitz Martha's opened 10 days ago - still drinking as good as when open

Tips for a clean siphoning experience: 1) Have the bottle you're transferring from higher up on some solid/stable surface. 2) Have good backlighting, so you can see the filling level clearly. One of those boxy 9V flashlights is a good option. 3) Be holding the bottle that's being filled. Lift it to...
by Joe Chanley
September 28th, 2020, 7:50 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2427
Views: 205865

Re: Steak Porn

bought the same pack you recommended michael...only had the zabuton so far, but it was delicious
by Joe Chanley
September 12th, 2020, 5:26 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Cali Cab producers who make fine Sauvignon Blanc
Replies: 79
Views: 3167

Re: Cali Cab producers who make fine Sauvignon Blanc

T. Altmayer wrote:
September 11th, 2020, 5:50 pm
Second on the Massican recommendation, best SB I’ve tasted in a long time. While the winery does not make cab, the owner/winemaker is also the winemaker at Larkmead if that is somehow relevant.
^this. Dan is an easy person to support. Wine is excellent.
by Joe Chanley
September 5th, 2020, 7:28 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?
Replies: 596
Views: 50717

Re: Has Anyone Been Drinking BerserkerDay Wines Lately?

Had a 2018 Goodfellow berserker chard that was very young. Good stuffing but I’ll be leaving my others for 2 years minimum. Serious wine.
by Joe Chanley
August 30th, 2020, 4:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?
Replies: 14904
Views: 744101

Re: What is YOUR most recent wine purchase?

2019 Roilette - Fleurie - normal and tardive 2019 Bouland Morgon Corcelette Curious to try and compare the 2018 versions, which I liked a lot - to quote the Wine Advocate on the Roilette Fleurie: " If the gourmand generosity and wealth of fruit of 2018 will win the domaine new friends, then the fra...
by Joe Chanley
August 17th, 2020, 8:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?
Replies: 678
Views: 45657

Re: What Goodfellow/Matello are you drinking?

picked up some of the heritage in each offer
by Joe Chanley
August 14th, 2020, 2:32 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Dear Abby; My wife's tastes are changing, and I don't like it!
Replies: 34
Views: 2386

Re: Dear Abby; My wife's tastes are changing, and I don't like it!

My wife has gradually moved from drinking my wines to preferring cheap Pinot (anything in the $7-$18 range at Costco has a high chance of being a "hit" with her). It's a mixed blessing, as it means that in the rare cases I am just totally in love with a wine, I don't have to share...but it also mea...
by Joe Chanley
August 12th, 2020, 6:32 am
Forum: Beer and Spirits
Topic: Whistle Pig Rye
Replies: 8
Views: 1136

Re: Whistle Pig Rye

Nick Gangas wrote:
August 9th, 2020, 7:57 pm
I love the 10 year but my enthusiasm declines as the age statement increases. I do have a bottle of the 12 year aged in sauternes barrels. A delicious one off.
This
by Joe Chanley
August 6th, 2020, 7:07 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 43
Views: 2295

Re: TN: 2017 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

Baudry Brigade made me laugh. I’d agree this is still pretty young and would definitely benefit from significant air
by Joe Chanley
August 6th, 2020, 6:04 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12535
Views: 488263

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2012 Guion Prestige - love cheap wines that can age like this
by Joe Chanley
August 5th, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sancerre
Replies: 9
Views: 646

Re: Sancerre

Recently had the 2019 Domaine du Carrou which i thought was a nice value for ~$20
by Joe Chanley
August 3rd, 2020, 8:05 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!
Replies: 214
Views: 18217

Re: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!

Riedel's feel like paperweights compared to GV, GGG and Zalto.
by Joe Chanley
August 3rd, 2020, 5:58 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!
Replies: 214
Views: 18217

Re: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!

Just received mine on Saturday and drank through some rose and Chianti. Very nice, with a sturdier feel than my GGGs. I think I still prefer the GGGs by a hair but it’s hard to beat the QPR and the service was spot on.
by Joe Chanley
July 29th, 2020, 6:31 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Consolidated 2016 Beaujolais TNs
Replies: 64
Views: 8625

Re: Consolidated 2016 Beaujolais TNs

thanks for the note...have a few of the 17s but haven't touched one yet.
by Joe Chanley
July 28th, 2020, 10:03 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!
Replies: 214
Views: 18217

Re: GLASVIN a new handmade glass for $25!

I definitely DO NOT need more glasses just ordered 8 of these
by Joe Chanley
July 23rd, 2020, 6:08 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: An Evolution of Pesto
Replies: 17
Views: 1698

Re: An Evolution of Pesto

Followed the recipe to a T and it was a hit....will try one of the variations mentioned here next.
by Joe Chanley
July 23rd, 2020, 6:01 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2017 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine (USA, California)
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Re: TN: 2017 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine (USA, California)

i buy a handful of these to have around but these never make it to age 3
by Joe Chanley
July 22nd, 2020, 10:19 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Knives or wine glasses
Replies: 34
Views: 2351

Re: Knives or wine glasses

Not directly to the OP, but it struck me as funny enough to repeat on this thread. We're going to Cape May Point next week with my in-laws (everyone has had a COVID test in the last week, all negative) and my husband is making his packing list. It includes, among many other things: - a chef's blow ...
by Joe Chanley
July 22nd, 2020, 8:15 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)

2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais - France, Burgundy, Beaujolais (8/16/2018) Metras wines can be a bit funky. A crapshoot some might say. They can bretty, seemingly dirty wines. They can also show varying degrees of those attributes with bright, crunchy and pure fruit. You need to let them breathe a litt...
by Joe Chanley
July 22nd, 2020, 5:52 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)
Replies: 11
Views: 646

Re: TN: 2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais (France, Burgundy, Beaujolais)

2014 Yvon Métras Beaujolais - France, Burgundy, Beaujolais (8/16/2018) Metras wines can be a bit funky. A crapshoot some might say. They can bretty, seemingly dirty wines. They can also show varying degrees of those attributes with bright, crunchy and pure fruit. You need to let them breathe a litt...
by Joe Chanley
July 21st, 2020, 11:32 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux
Replies: 117
Views: 5704

Re: TN: 2016 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Les Grézeaux

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
July 20th, 2020, 6:46 pm
Howard Cooper wrote:
July 20th, 2020, 6:43 pm
I have a bit of 2009 and 2012 Grezeaux. Which would you drink now?
Either. If you only have one of each, I might hold a few, or at least try the 09. I had a 10 recently, and that’s a more structured vintage, and it was excellent.
Drank a 10 last weekend and loved it as well
by Joe Chanley
July 20th, 2020, 9:41 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2427
Views: 205865

Re: Steak Porn

I made Flannery hangers on the new bge today (reverse sear on the bge at 250-275) as its still being broken in and finished on the stove top cast iron; they turned out a bit overdone more medium+ as it cooked much faster than I thought it would on the bge; in 20-25 minutes at that temp they were at...
by Joe Chanley
July 19th, 2020, 7:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Steak Porn
Replies: 2427
Views: 205865

Re: Steak Porn

I made Flannery hangers on the new bge today (reverse sear on the bge at 250-275) as its still being broken in and finished on the stove top cast iron; they turned out a bit overdone more medium+ as it cooked much faster than I thought it would on the bge; in 20-25 minutes at that temp they were at...
by Joe Chanley
July 16th, 2020, 12:55 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: An Evolution of Pesto
Replies: 17
Views: 1698

Re: An Evolution of Pesto

going to make this tomorrow or sunday. have a boatload of pesto, parsley and mint that needs to be pruned....thanks for sharing
by Joe Chanley
June 30th, 2020, 8:30 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Preferred Burgundy Glass
Replies: 119
Views: 10035

Re: Preferred Burgundy Glass

+1 to Blake, while I love my Zalto Universals, for Burgundy, I prefer Sophienwald's red glasses. I'm happy to see at least one other is familiar with the Sophenwald stems. They are a pure pleasure to use and perform beautifully. The Grand Cru champagne glasses are the best of all. We use GGG and th...

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