Kristy DeVaney

Kristy DeVaney Kristy DeVaney is the author of the blog Cakegrrl.

Web Site: http://cakegrrl.com


Wine Wednesday: A Simple Duo of Rosés

May 27, 2015
Wine Wednesday: A Simple Duo of Rosés

Recently, two of Italy’s leading wineries released their first rosé wines—Mezzacorona from Trento, and Sicily’s Stemmari—each reflecting native varietals and terroir, and Andy and I were fortunate enough to sample them. Andy made this paleo dinner to pair with them: Ground pork burgers with an aioli dressing in a red cabbage shell. The meat...

The Santa Monica Grand Tasting featuring Chef Susan Feniger is June 13-14th!

May 19, 2015
The Santa Monica Grand Tasting featuring Chef Susan Feniger is June 13-14th!

Evian, BADOIT, and The St. Regis Monarch Beach present The Santa Monica Grand Tasting! Chef Susan Feniger of Border Grill heads the festivities as a featured chef, along with 100 of LA’s top chefs participating in the kitchen presented by the Santa Monica Whole Foods Market. Participating Chefs include: Raj Dixit of Michael Mina’s Stonehill...

NakedWines.com Tour Makes a Stop at Sacramento’s Vizcaya on May 13th

May 10, 2015
NakedWines.com Tour Makes a Stop at Sacramento’s Vizcaya on May 13th

Wine lovers, you won’t want to miss this! Over 7,000 bottles of wine will be uncorked on NakedWines.com road trip across California, and this coming Wednesday, May 13th, the tour makes a stop right here in Sacramento at the Vizcaya! More than 30 of your winemakers are hopping on the Naked Tour Bus and...

Giveaway!! Get Gluten Free Delivered Right to Your Door with Send Me Gluten FREE!

Apr 20, 2015
Giveaway!! Get Gluten Free Delivered Right to Your Door with Send Me Gluten FREE!

I am a fan of trying new things and I love getting surprises in the mail, so when I heard about Send Me Gluten Free, I immediately checked them out! Send Me Gluten Free is a monthly subscription service that introduces you to new gluten free products. The company was kind enough to send...

TAPAS Tempranillo Tasting is April 26, 2015 at the Presidio, San Francisco!

Mar 12, 2015
TAPAS Tempranillo Tasting is April 26, 2015 at the Presidio, San Francisco!

If you like wine at all (especially wines made in a Spanish style), don’t miss this event: TAPAS is pleased to announce the most extensive tasting of domestically produced Tempranillos and other Iberian varietal wines. Join nearly 40 TAPAS member vintners for the 8th annual Grand Wine Tasting held at the Golden Gate Club at...

FREE Gluten FREE Donuts! Today We Reveal the Winner of the Dr. Bob’s Giveaway…

Mar 1, 2015
FREE Gluten FREE Donuts! Today We Reveal the Winner of the Dr. Bob’s Giveaway…

It’s time to make the donuts and time to choose a winner for the giveaway of the Dr. Bob’s Donuts and Doyos Complete Starter Kit that includes all three of Dr. Bob’s gluten free and vegan donut mixes, as well as a pan to make them in, a cooling rack and a vented lid....

Enter to Win a Dr. Bob’s Donuts and Doyos Complete Starter Kit!

Feb 19, 2015
Enter to Win a Dr. Bob’s Donuts and Doyos Complete Starter Kit!

You might recall a few blog posts back a certain donut I made for Andy: Gluten Free and Vegan Banana Maple Walnut Donuts with Banana Date Filling using Dr. Bob’s Blonde Mix. That was fine, but what about me? ;) This time I decided to make a donut with a few of my favorite...

Valentine’s Day Our Way

Feb 18, 2015
Valentine’s Day Our Way

We had a wonderful Valentine’s Day this past weekend. Andy and I decided to stay in and cook for each other instead of battling the landmine of multi-course (no substitution) wheat, sugar and dairy heavy pre-fixe menus arranged by local restaurants. And deciding to avoid the crowd and the high cost of dining out...

Drink Wine Day is February 18th, Celebrate with Tandoor Chef and Win a $250 Wine Gift Card

Feb 14, 2015
Drink Wine Day is February 18th, Celebrate with Tandoor Chef and Win a $250 Wine Gift Card

Indian cuisine is one of the most interesting food and wine pairings. Tandoor Chef has recently developed a pairing tool to help you choose the best compliment (wine or beer) to their restaurant quality authentic Indian cuisine. And to celebrate the upcoming National Drink Wine Day on February 18th, my friends at Tandoor Chef are...

Exploring Russian River Wineries and a Stay at the Applewood Inn

Feb 8, 2015
Exploring Russian River Wineries and a Stay at the Applewood Inn

Believe it or not, the winter season is the perfect time to enjoy a small getaway in a lesser-known/celebrated part of Wine Country. Andy and I just returned from a trip to the Russian River area and were hosted by a lovely place called the Applewood Inn. The Applewood Inn is a lavishly restored...

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