Monday, October 3, 2011

~Queen of Hearts Pinot Noir 2008 Wine~

~Queen of Hearts Pinot Noir 2008~

~heavy seas red sky at night saison ale beer~

four and half thumbs up!!!!.

~heavy seas marzen beer~

five thumbs up !!!!!

~southern tier imperial pumking ale beer~

five thumbs up !!!!!

~st. francis 2007 "old vines" zinfandel wine~

st. francis
sonoma county
"old vines" zinfandel

~english toffee recipe~

~english toffee recipe~
3/4 cup almonds
1# chocolate
1# butter
2 2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup water
1/4 cup light corn syrup
toast almonds and let cool
line pan with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray
combine butter, sugar, water and corn syrup in saucepan over medium heat
stir constantly to dissolve use wet pastry brush to brush sides preventing crystalization
cook candy till it reaches 300 degrees
once it reaches 300 degrees remove from heat and pour onto lined pan
use spatula to spread even then allow to begin setting
score with knife coated in cooking spray
allow toffee to cool completely
once cool break it apart then serve plain
or melt chocolate and dip
also when dipping in chocolate sprinkle with almonds if desired.
place in refrigerator to set chocolate for 30 minutes