WINE: Pink & Delicious, From Sonoma Cutrer

Rosé wine consumption has exploded in the U.S. over the past several years. The wine has been growing and growing in popularity, replacing that “glass of white wine” in the hearts and hands of people who used to always sip on Chardonnay or Pinot Grigio.     THE POPULARITY OF ROSÉ In fact, rosé outsells…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Mardi Gras Recipes For A Home Celebration

[1] Jambalaya (photo © Gimme Some Oven). [2] Andouille sausage and shrimp gumbo. Gumbo is the official dish of Louisiana (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Shrimp and grits, not particularly a Louisiana/Mardi Gras dish, but a Southern favorite that we eat as often as we can (photo © Mackenzie Ltd.). [4] Hurricane cocktail (photo ©…
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RECIPE: Homemade Valentine Gift ~ Goat Cheese Bites

Here’s a delicious bite with a Valentine’s Day accent—although it’s a yummy bite any day of the year (photos #1 and #2). Whether for your own home or as a homemade gift, a cheese lover may be more appreciative of this gift than with empty-carb chocolate or homemade cupcakes. The recipe takes immerses cheese balls…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer ~ Non Alcoholic, Wine-Infused Sparkling Water

[1] H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer comes in 4-packs and 12-packs. Above, the Rosé variety (all photos © H2O Sonoma Soft Seltzer). [2] Sparkling water with the essence of Pinot Noir. [3] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [4] Sparkling water with the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. [5] Pinot Noir grapes used to make…
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RECIPE: Detroit-Style Pizza For National Pizza Day

February 9th is National Pizza Day. We’re making a new-to-us type of pizza: Detroit-style pizza. The style is known for its square shape and thick, crispy-edge crust. It’s very different from the pie-like style of deep-dish Chicago pizza. Detroit-style pizza is a descendant of Sicilian-style pizza. It emerged in 1946 when Gus Guerra wanted something…
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