Hedonist in the Kitchen

Naughty means doing things you are not supposed to, using things in extravagant ways, bending the rules until they snap. Now about a day of doing exactly as you please, from start to finish?

Dr. Irving Smith’s Wine Recommendations

Irving is the former wine columnist for Eating Well magazine and my go-to source for fabulous wines. I tasked him with providing wines for the pork confit that would elegantly compliment the dish and be available to a range of budgets. Visit your local wine shop to check availability and pricing.

Bandol (from Provence)

Domaine Tempier Red Blend, La Migoua, or La Courtine

Chateauneuf-du-Pape

La Nerthe

Chateau de Beaucastel

Clos des Papes

Zinfandel

Ridge Vineyards Three Valleys Zinfandel

Ravenswood Lodi Zinfandel