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by T Welch
October 18th, 2020, 1:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 570
Views: 35568

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Michael Sopher wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 1:01 pm
T Welch wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 10:34 am
Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 9:41 am
I usually just dry rub with Santa Maria spices; they don’t need a marinade for tenderness.
Yep, just a dry rub is all that's needed.
I sprinkle with salt...
That works too.
by T Welch
October 18th, 2020, 10:34 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 570
Views: 35568

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Mich@el Ch@ng wrote:
October 18th, 2020, 9:41 am
I usually just dry rub with Santa Maria spices; they don’t need a marinade for tenderness.
Yep, just a dry rub is all that's needed.
by T Welch
October 15th, 2020, 2:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scherrer Gewurz offer
Replies: 12
Views: 508

Re: Scherrer Gewurz offer

Nate Simon wrote:
October 15th, 2020, 2:25 pm
Gave this a go. Compelling story, price is great. If it’s Fred-approved, probably worth a try! Any thoughts?
I haven't tasted it but Scherrerly it's delicious. And thanks for not inserting that extra t before the z. [cheers.gif]
by T Welch
October 3rd, 2020, 2:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 529
Views: 57695

Re: #GlassFire

Maybe I missed it upthread - any current news regarding Black Sears, Robert Craig and Outpost? Today's Calfire map paints a bleak picture for Black Sears especially.
by T Welch
October 1st, 2020, 5:23 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SPECIAL OFFER - Virage Vineyards (destruction from Glass fire)
Replies: 70
Views: 3069

Re: SPECIAL OFFER - Virage Vineyards (destruction from Glass fire)

Rick Bollig wrote:
October 1st, 2020, 5:21 pm
I’m ordering, but I’m confused about shipping option “Delivery to 55 degrees (free)”, what does that mean?
It's for those with an account at 55 Degrees in St. Helena, a storage and fulfillment business.
by T Welch
October 1st, 2020, 11:53 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: SPECIAL OFFER - Virage Vineyards (destruction from Glass fire)
Replies: 70
Views: 3069

Re: SPECIAL OFFER - Virage Vineyards (destruction from Glass fire)

D Zurcher wrote:
October 1st, 2020, 11:53 am
Just an FYI-the first time I clicked on the link it took me to Wine.com. The second time to Virage. The redirection to Wine.com happened yesterday also when clicking to open a thread in Wine Talk.
Same here.
by T Welch
October 1st, 2020, 10:12 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 529
Views: 57695

Re: #GlassFire

When I originally heard the location of the fire being where the “the pinch” in the valley is I immediately knew Hourglass was in trouble as that is how they came up with the name. The shape of the valley and their being right in the middle. The original Hourglass vineyard is just North of Lodi Lan...
by T Welch
September 30th, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 529
Views: 57695

Re: #GlassFire

When I originally heard the location of the fire being where the “the pinch” in the valley is I immediately knew Hourglass was in trouble as that is how they came up with the name. The shape of the valley and their being right in the middle. The original Hourglass vineyard is just North of Lodi Lan...
by T Welch
September 30th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: #GlassFire
Replies: 529
Views: 57695

Re: #GlassFire

For those unfamiliar with the geography Napa is unsurprisingly a Valley with large mountain ranges to the east and the west. The Valley narrows greatly up north in St Helena and Calistoga. The Glass Fire was on the east side of the valley mostly on the lower portions of the mountains. When you look...
by T Welch
September 26th, 2020, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2003 Joh. Jos. Christoffel Erben Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese ***
Replies: 7
Views: 329

Re: TN: 2003 Joh. Jos. Christoffel Erben Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese ***

Great note and thanks for jogging the memory. I just put one in the freezer to try in an a while.
by T Welch
September 22nd, 2020, 5:48 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Your goto dry rub recipe?
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Your goto dry rub recipe?

B. Buzzini wrote:
September 22nd, 2020, 5:42 pm
No sugars?
Not in the rub but you can always add some brown sugar for ribs.
by T Welch
September 22nd, 2020, 5:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Your goto dry rub recipe?
Replies: 15
Views: 670

Re: Your goto dry rub recipe?

Buzz, here's my recipe, created over 15 years ago. Many friends and family members have asked for it over the years. If you don't have a small digital scale, just eyeball the amounts from the respective containers. For instance, if the recipe calls for 2.5 ounces of paprika and the paprika comes in ...
by T Welch
September 19th, 2020, 4:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: “The Discerning wines of Rajat Parr”
Replies: 16
Views: 1601

Re: “The Discerning wines of Rajat Parr”

D@vid Bu3ker wrote:
September 19th, 2020, 3:41 pm
Sentient wines...we’re doomed.
I'm sorry Dave, but I can't open the cellar door.
by T Welch
September 11th, 2020, 4:43 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2938
Views: 196602

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

A couple of nights ago the 2016 Staves of Waidhofen rocked with gazpacho and bruschetta.
by T Welch
September 6th, 2020, 5:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Half cooked lobster, how to finish?
Replies: 11
Views: 668

Re: Half cooked lobster, how to finish?

Poach in butter?
by T Welch
September 5th, 2020, 5:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: New Release Zinfandel from Ridge Vineyards
Replies: 9
Views: 1008

Re: TN: New Release Zinfandel from Ridge Vineyards

AD Northup wrote:
September 5th, 2020, 5:22 pm
Isn’t Hooker Creek Bedrock Vineyard?
Yep. https://www.ridgewine.com/about/news/ho ... -the-name/
by T Welch
August 30th, 2020, 5:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Help - I need some great tomato recipes
Replies: 42
Views: 1162

Re: Help - I need some great tomato recipes

Sauce for eggplant, veal or chicken parmigiana?
by T Welch
August 29th, 2020, 3:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12412
Views: 479659

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

H. N o w b a r wrote:
August 29th, 2020, 11:08 am
1999 Price Mountain Cabernet Reserve. Drank beautifully last night.
Pride Mountain?
by T Welch
August 28th, 2020, 5:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TN: 2018 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine (USA, California)
Replies: 24
Views: 2702

Re: TN: 2018 Bedrock Wine Co. Zinfandel Old Vine (USA, California)

Lazarus'ing this discussion to check in on any recent updates of tastings of this wine. I have not had the 2018 but really enjoyed the 2017 a couple of times. Puzzled a bit looking at CT and not seeing a really dramatic uptick in the average score for the 2018 vintage compared to previous several v...
by T Welch
August 26th, 2020, 11:06 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Sugar in pork chop (or any other) brine...
Replies: 14
Views: 835

Re: Sugar in pork chop (or any other) brine...

Is there a difference between a dry brine and a rub? Length of contact before cooking?
by T Welch
August 25th, 2020, 10:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Wine and the NBA bubble in Orlando
Replies: 59
Views: 4619

Re: Wine and the NBA bubble in Orlando

Brings NBA wine memories of CJ. No, not that one. Wine and the NBA go back. Charles Johnson, Washington Wizards, helped them to the '77-78 championship. I worked at the top French restaurant in Washington, all French list. Gifted the chef/owner some California wine, he finally decided to put some o...
by T Welch
August 21st, 2020, 6:24 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County
Replies: 110
Views: 9195

Re: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County

Paul Gordon wrote:
August 21st, 2020, 6:17 pm
So Brian, what wines did you bring from the house to enjoy around the pool?

Paul
I assume the accommodations come with a fully stocked cellar to enjoy. [cheers.gif]
by T Welch
August 19th, 2020, 8:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County
Replies: 110
Views: 9195

Re: Fires - Walbridge and Meyers - Sonoma County

Randy Bowman wrote:
August 19th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Looking at the fire map Brian, that fire is awful close to you. Hope the winds blow north and the firefighters can knock it down soon.
I believe Forestville is being evacuated. Best of luck to Brian and all in the area.
by T Welch
August 18th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Pott 2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Release
Replies: 10
Views: 994

Re: Pott 2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Release

Anton D wrote:
August 18th, 2020, 5:17 pm
I love this winery, so I am happy!
by T Welch
August 16th, 2020, 3:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

I Kamala way here but there are no new posts. Whassup?
by T Welch
August 16th, 2020, 12:14 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?
Replies: 2938
Views: 196602

Re: What Bedrock wine are you drinking tonight?

Two nights ago we had the 2016 Chuy Chardonnay and last night the 2012 Compagni Portis. We loved both of them.
by T Welch
August 15th, 2020, 2:41 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: best hot dogs?
Replies: 61
Views: 3388

Re: best hot dogs?

I'll leave the discussion of which brand of hot dog is best to the others as I, candidly, just toss whatever we have on-hand on the grill and it seems that what we have on-hand is generally different each time I look. I guess I'll have to start paying closer attention to which brands I like most/le...
by T Welch
August 15th, 2020, 1:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Be prepared for a Polk in the kisser. Well, to do that you’d have to ford the river, then take a carter to my place and then you’d still have to get past Ken n Edy! That would take a lot of will, son. I like that you keep throwing puns out there, Anton, but with the gems I-sent-how-are you going to...
by T Welch
August 15th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Anton D wrote:
August 15th, 2020, 1:14 pm
D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 7:10 pm
California oak?

I hope that is a misquote of the wine bar owner.
I would tell that owner, “You don’t know Jack, son.”
Be prepared for a Polk in the kisser.
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 3:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Groucho is pretty far a Fields, isn't he? The Pryor examples were all political figures. Your attempts keep getting Wilder Yeah, and mixing politics and comedy could be a Dangerfield, tread on lightly For sure, or you could Tippecanoe with Tyler II Well, since you mentioned President John Tyler, bo...
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Alan Rath wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Uh oh, a Warren dad jokes.
Well, I'm Berned out on 'em.
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 1:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:37 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:32 pm

Ouch. This earns you zero marx
Don't be such a Groucho
Groucho is pretty far a Fields, isn't he? The Pryor examples were all political figures. Your attempts keep getting Wilder
Don't be Madison, Hayes just goofin'.
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:29 pm
T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:26 pm


You're giving him quite a bit of Lee way
Sherman, why not?
Looking for some Quid Cuomo??
What vintage?
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:26 pm
T Welch wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm


compared to a major talent like you I am barely bush league
I'll grant you that.
You're giving him quite a bit of Lee way
Sherman, why not?
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 1:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Dave McIsaac wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:14 pm
Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 1:05 pm

And here I thought your effort would come-up-Pence
You are Hillaryious
compared to a major talent like you I am barely bush league
I'll grant you that.
by T Welch
August 14th, 2020, 12:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?
Replies: 98
Views: 5669

Re: Kamala Harris: A closet Berserker?

Neal.Mollen wrote:
August 14th, 2020, 11:47 am
I think all wines served at State Dinners are domestic but when requested by the first family, foreign wines are Putin the cellar.


To be served after the Molotov Cocktails?
by T Welch
August 11th, 2020, 12:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Back in the biz
Replies: 44
Views: 2489

Re: Back in the biz

Do restaurants do high volume sampling? If I witnessed that wine service I would assume I was in Costco or Applebee's. Use the foil cutter on a wine opener, remove the top of the capsule, and open the damn bottle. It takes less than ten seconds and looks like you know what you're doing. You have ab...
by T Welch
August 10th, 2020, 8:49 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Back in the biz
Replies: 44
Views: 2489

Re: Back in the biz

One of the first things I learned while working in the tasting room is there is no need for a foil cutter. You just grab the foil, twist and pull. The whole thing comes off in one piece. Does the same apply in a restaurant? Do restaurants do high volume sampling? If I witnessed that wine service I ...
by T Welch
August 10th, 2020, 8:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Back in the biz
Replies: 44
Views: 2489

Re: Back in the biz

Michael Martin wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 8:27 pm
One of the first things I learned while working in the tasting room is there is no need for a foil cutter. You just grab the foil, twist and pull. The whole thing comes off in one piece.
Does the same apply in a restaurant?
by T Welch
August 10th, 2020, 7:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Scarecrow allocation
Replies: 122
Views: 12589

Re: Scarecrow allocation

Alex N wrote:
August 10th, 2020, 7:17 pm
In case anyone was looking for tasting notes on the 2017 [cheers.gif] . Does this guy post here?

Why yes I do.
by T Welch
August 6th, 2020, 5:34 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Wine Movie
Replies: 74
Views: 2940

Re: Favorite Wine Movie

Henry Kiichli wrote:
August 6th, 2020, 12:03 pm
columbo any old port in a storm

Not a film. Lotsa fun.
The one where Donald Pleasance pronounces Zinfandel zin-FAN-del ?
by T Welch
August 4th, 2020, 11:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache
Replies: 82
Views: 6755

Re: 2018 Sine Qua Non Syrah/Grenache

Eric White wrote:
August 4th, 2020, 9:24 am
order in for my full allocation - huge this time, 9+9+squeezbox of Magnums. That hurt a bit.
Eric, how much for the magnum set?
by T Welch
July 31st, 2020, 5:39 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 570
Views: 35568

Re: Another Flannery PSA

New York strips are 30% plus an extra 10% off with coupon code through the 7th. Perfect timing, I only have one 24oz strip left. Can you point me in the right direction. I’ve been clicking around, and don’t see the NY Strips. Thanks. Dan https://www.flannerybeef.com/butcher/prime-beef/dry-aged-ca-r...
by T Welch
July 31st, 2020, 12:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another Flannery PSA
Replies: 570
Views: 35568

Re: Another Flannery PSA

Order in.
by T Welch
July 30th, 2020, 8:26 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Garlic bread
Replies: 19
Views: 1269

Re: Garlic bread

Randy's post reminds me of canapés my mother made 30, 40, 50 years ago. They were disgustingly delicious and very popular at parties. First, in a bowl mix Best Foods mayo, dried minced onion and Kraft Parmesan cheese and let sit for 20-30 minutes to let the onions soften. She used Pillsbury biscuits...
by T Welch
July 26th, 2020, 9:26 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sudden, severe ankle pain
Replies: 25
Views: 2147

Re: Sudden, severe ankle pain

Allopurinol can be your friend! not acutely with a gouty attack, but that or Uloric for prevention. I knock on wood that in over 12 years of daily allopurinol (don't think I've missed a day in that time span!), and paying close attention to always staying well hydrated), I've been attack free. It's...
by T Welch
July 26th, 2020, 1:27 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Sudden, severe ankle pain
Replies: 25
Views: 2147

Re: Sudden, severe ankle pain

Ah, the Rich Man's Disease. I've had it in the foot, ankle, elbow and knee. No fargin' fun.
by T Welch
July 21st, 2020, 7:54 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Bedrock fall 2020 release Tues. July, 21
Replies: 97
Views: 9283

Re: Bedrock fall 2020 release Tues. July, 21

Easy choice. Three of everything except the whites and the syrahs. That makes two cases, which is twice as much as I usually order. I am a zin guy. And this release had lots and lots of interesting wine. Not to mention the mags and the 375s, which looked tempting, but enough is enough. Gotta save s...
by T Welch
July 15th, 2020, 8:27 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: K-Paul's Restaurant In New Orleans Closes Permanently
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: K-Paul's Restaurant In New Orleans Closes Permanently

I remember when he opened briefly in SF in 1983, though I never went. Blackened Redfish was found on many menus shortly thereafter. https://www.sfchronicle.com/thetake/art ... 135002.php

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