Aquarelle chefs will also be preparing a special summer “street food” menu to pair with the wines. Each glass of wine is $5, and each menu item is $5 as well.
Rumbullion will provide live French jazz under the trees.
Sardines: Dr. Bowden calls them “health food in a can.’’ They are high in omega-3’s, contain virtually no mercury and are loaded with calcium. They also contain iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and manganese as well as a full complement of B vitamins.
How to eat: Choose sardines packed in olive or sardine oil. Eat plain, mixed with salad, on toast, or mashed with dijon mustard and onions as a spread.
There’s gotta be a way to ease into sardine eating. They’re so hard to stomach. Anything complement them well enough to counteract the weird flavor?
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I was making oatmeal just now, and when I went for the sugar I saw the Ghirardelli cocoa powder sitting there, looking strangely alluring. It just seemed natural to add it to the boiling milk / oat mixture. And guess what? It’s delicious! Here’s how you can make your own (makes one serving):
- Add 1/2 cup oatmeal, 1/2 stick of cinnamon, and 1 cup milk to small pot
- Heat to high on stove until almost boiling
- Stir in 1 heaping tablespoon cocoa powder
- Continue stirring and add 1 heaping tablespoon raw sugar (possibly less if you have the sweetened cocoa; I was using the unsweetened variety)
- Boil to desired consistency
- Serve with fresh strawberries and raspberries (and banana if you’ve got it – I didn’t)