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Review: Mee Godard Morgon ‘Corcelette' 2014

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At the end of a season it's particularly easy to fall into a rut, even with wine. You continue reaching for the same wines week after week, until all of a sudden you realize that you haven't tasted some of your favorite grapes and regions for months. A wake-up call came for me last week in the form of a book, The Dirty Guide to Wine , which categorizes wine regions by soil type . After finishing the chapter on granite , I was incredibly thirsty for one thing in particular: good cru Beaujolais from a terroir-driven producer. On my lunch break hunt through the local wine shop, I came across...
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8 Comfort Foods That Taste Even Better Paired with Wine

8 Comfort Foods That Taste Even Better Paired with Wine

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Regardless of temperature, 'tis the season to don cardigans, contemplate pumpkins , and reach for hearty, rib-sticking fare. Bon vivants hoping to accompany their favorite comfort foods with perfect wines need look no further than this helpful pairing guide. And if you happen to sample any of these when the weather is warm and fruit is still on the vine, well, who are we to judge?
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White Chocolate Hazelnut Pecan Butter

White Chocolate Hazelnut Pecan Butter

I love me some nut butters. At any given time you will find at least 8 different kinds in my pantry. I make about 3 a week, because I use it in recipes, and of course just... Read more ...

Maple Roast Pumpkin with Black Rice

Maple Roast Pumpkin with Black Rice

Nutty sweet black rice, sweet smoky pumpkin, fresh tangy goats cheese, sweet cranberries & crunchy pistachios. Delicious as a main or a side Read more ...

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake - Super easy, indulgent , moist cake with tropical notes, & cream cheese frosting. Read more ...

Quinoa Corn & Black Bean Poblanos

Quinoa Corn & Black Bean Poblanos

Protein-rich quinoa, corn and black beans, stuffed into smoky roasted Poblano peppers with a green chile sauce and plenty of CHEESE! Read more ...

Spiced pumpkin cookies

Spiced pumpkin cookies

Spiced pumpkin cookies decorated with chocolate spiders and webs Read more ...

Easy Meal Plan Week 115

Easy Meal Plan Week 115

Weekly Meal Plan Week 115 - 10 great bloggers bringing you a full week of recipes including dinner, sides dishes, and desserts! Here is the line up for the meal plan is... Read more ...

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday: Chocolate Filled Crepes

Sweet on Trader Joe's Sunday: Chocolate Filled Crepes

Basically, if a food is chocolate-filled, I want to try it. You'll find these Chocolate-Filled Crepes in the freezer section at Trader Joe's. A box of 7 small crepes costs $2.69. Read more ...

Smokey Yam and Lentil Chili

Smokey Yam and Lentil Chili

We sell so much soup in the deli I work at that it is not even funny. 4 quart pots are emptied out in no time, and we are always making soup. You would think it would slow down... Read more ...

Cinnamon Sugar Yam Fries with “Cream Cheese” Dipping Sauce

Cinnamon Sugar Yam Fries with “Cream Cheese” Dipping Sauce

Yam fries are my bacon. As in, I love them so much I can't stop eating them. We make them at my work, and of course I always have to sample them every time to make sure they... Read more ...

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles with Fleur de Sel

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles with Fleur de Sel

I don't know about all of you, but I enjoy eating cookie dough just as much as baked cookies. I always ignored the warnings about raw eggs, as I secretly swiped spoonfuls of... Read more ...