Clematis in Bloom

Our guests were treated to the opening show of blooms from these Clematis growing near the entryway of the Castle Keep this weekend.

Easy Peasy Grilled Shrimp

This simple and quick recipe is part of our Friday Evening Appetizer gathering almost every week. I like it because it is so easy, but our guests like it because it tastes really good. The excessive amount of oil creates a lot of smoke, which becomes the dominant flavor. In fact we often call this…