Today's lunch with friends featured Tuscan sausages purchased at the Market Hall at Rockridge. Good texture, not too fine and not too coarse or fatty. Delicately spiced and punctuated with pinenuts and bits of red peppers. Highly recommended.
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.