Posts by Tracy Iseminger

Make Your Graduation Party Easy!

This year we had another graduation in the family. Whoo hoo! This would be the 3rd grad party we’ve hosted and this time, we were all about no-stress! In the past we did the cooking and spent hours preparing and serving, never really getting a chance to sit back and enjoy the party. Not this…

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Roasted Pear Crostini with Blue Cheese and Honey

ROASTED PEAR CROSTINI WITH BLUE CHEESE AND HONEY

This simple roasted pear crostini appetizer goes amazingly with a soft dry white wine or champagne!     Not only does this roasted pear crostini taste absolutely amazing, it is SO easy to make and everyone falls in love with it every time it is served.  We paired our appetizers with Tapteil Vineyards Dry Reisling on Red…

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ROASTED PANKO ARTICHOKES WITH LEMON AIOLI

Roasted Panko Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

These roasted panko artichokes are super easy to make and are a perfect appetizer for wine parties!       Making these crispy artichoke bites is super easy and taste so good with an easy lemon aioli. Throwing this together will take less than 30 minutes and is always a crowd pleaser.  The best thing is,…

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Eggs Benedict Asparagus Tart

Eggs Benedict Asparagus Tart

This easy eggs benedict asparagus tart brings this breakfast classic to a new level. Perfect elegant dish for breakfast or brunch!       I LOVE eggs benedict. It’s one of my favorite dishes to serve for a big Sunday morning. Recently, we decided to take it up a notch and experiment with making some…

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DIY Wine Glass Dryer

DIY WINE GLASS DRYER | BACK PORCH SOMM

I don’t know about you, but I have broken more wine glasses trying to get them spotless when drying. Sigh… So I decided to take matters into my own hands and create my own super easy DIY wine glass dryer that works PERFECTLY!  The best part is that it’s SUPER CHEAP and takes about 2…

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DonnaFugata SurSur Grillo Wine Review

Donnafugata SurSur Grillo Wine Review

DONNAFUGATA SURSUR GRILLO Back Porch Somm recently received a bottle of Donnafugata SurSur Grillo to try. Since we tend to drink a lot of wines from Washington State, it was fun to try something completely different. We’d never tried a Grillo varietal before. It’s a Sicilian grape that to us had some characteristics similar to…

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Easy Chalkboard Paint Easter Eggs

Easy Chalk Paint Easter Eggs

Another fun way we found to dress up Easter Eggs that the kids LOVE too, is with chalkboard paint. Yes… SO simple and lets you get creative over and over again with your eggs.  We bought our chalkboard paint in a kit, but all you really need is some colored chalkboard paint, a foam brush,…

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Innocent One Mimosa Cocktail

Innocent One Mimosa Cocktail

April 10th is National Siblings Day and what better way to celebrate the launch of Back Porch Somm with my sister than with a fun cocktail on the back porch! OK… I know it’s Sunday and it’s a day early but since we’re running off to work in the morning, we’re celebrating early!!  This deliciously…

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Fun Wine Signs for the Home

Fun Wine Signs for the Home

We have a ton of fun wine signs around the back porch and so I thought I’d share some fun wine themed signs with you today! They add a bit of whimsy and spark conversation.  Which one is your favorite?   Fun Wine Signs for the Home   Want one for your porch? Click the…

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