The Sharecropper

the making of things: food, wine, art, home

New Wine Barrel Chair design from The Sharecropper Workshop

  Behold the latest design from the Sharecropper Workshop. This one took a while. It isn’t very easy to come up with one-off designs. If you look around the web … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Grilled Green Tomato Peach Sauce from The Sharecropper Kitchen

More often than not when I am conjuring ideas for my next recipe the first thing I start with is fire and smoke. So the other day when I was … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Wine Barrel Adirondack Chair from The Sharecropper Workshop

I have always wanted to build an Adirondack chair. I had some weathered wood on hand and decided to give it a go and see what I could create. After … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fresh from the Sharecropper Workshop-Wine Barrel Stave Chair

After many hours in the workshop here is the latest in new designs coming out of the Sharecropper Workshop. There are many designs out there but these designs you see … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fig Sauce from the Sharecropper Kitchen

I have been very fortunate lately. I have had a steady stream of peppers, tomatoes, tomatillos, and figs to play with and use for developing ideas for various sauces. Last … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Sharecropper Biscuits and Alta Maria 08 Chardonnay Reserva

Got a tweet from my friend Stephanie at Alta Maria Winery saying how she was in need of a Sharecropper Biscuit. Just so happened that I had some fresh ones … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wine Barrel Head Table Top

A recent design from the Sharecropper workshop. This is going to be a table top serving platform. Custom “F” design by me. Part of the logo for Fate Wine

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Wine Barrel Stave Bench

Another design I am working on with wine barrel staves from disused barrels. There are many designs out there for barrel furniture. I just try to give them my own … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Roasted Tomatoes-Pasillas-Serranos from the Sharecropper Kitchen

Had a little gathering this eve and did some grilling over the fire. A friend brought over some garden fresh veggies and I came up with a little somethin’. I … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lamb! Oh how I love lamb! From the Sharecropper Kitchen.

First I should say that I an unabashed meat eater. Mostly I eat chicken. In particular boneless skinless thighs marinated in one of my many homemade concoctions. And second in … Continue reading

September 22, 2012 · Leave a comment