Stories written by Jan Jorgensen

A Danish recipe for baked salmon

I credit this dish to a fellow Dane and cook I worked with years ago. While easy to make, it has a very elegant look and will impress your guests. BAKED SALMON ESCALOPE in horseradish custard 8 generous slices of salmon cut 1/4 inch thick lengthwise 4 egg yolks 1 cup sour cream 1 cup heavy […]

Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most food-friendly wines


My five-year-old son, who battles three languages on a daily basis, developed the phrase: “A long time ago.” He will use the term when describing, telling or explaining a scenario that had happened in the past. The past can range from just recently to as far as his memory will allow. A long time ago […]

What happened to Cabernet?

What happened to Cabernet?

Taking orders for a living — that is, food and beverage orders — I recently realized that orders for a glass of cabernet sauvignon have been overshadowed by the ever so famous Merlot, not to mention the highly popular Pinot Noir (thanks to Hollywood), and the Land from Down Under has dominated the Shiraz market. […]