Wild Tonic Jun Kombucha & World Kombucha Day

[1] A refreshing glass of Blue Basil Wild Tonic (all photos © Wild Tonic). [2] In addition to 16-ounce bottles, there are 12-ounce cans. [3] Hard Blueberry Mint. [4] Four varieties of hard jun kombucha have 5.6% A.B.V. (alcohol by volume). [5] The refreshing flavors are like spritzes. [6] Substitute tonic water for Wild Tonic…
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Pairing Wine With Dessert: Cake, Chocolate & More For National Drink Wine Day

It’s National Drink Wine Day. But let’s expand our American horizons to a different slant: pairing wine with sweet foods. Check out: Pairing Wine & Cake Pairing Wine & Chocolate Pairing Wine & Desserts Pairing Wine With Ice Cream & Sorbet   A bonus: Pairing Beer & Chocolate     NOW IT’S TIME TO PARTY!…
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Cabbage Recipes And Cabbage History For National Cabbage Day

[1] The four varieties of cabbage found in the U.S.: Savoy…(photo © Monika Grabowska | Unsplash). [2] Napa cabbage…(photo © MG Produce). [3] Green cabbage…(photos #3 and #4 © Good Eggs). [4] …and red cabbage. [5] Today’s recipe (below), Pasta, Cabbage, Salume & Pecorino Cheese (photos #5 and #6 © Veroni). [6] Salume Milano, a…
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A Delicious Almond Cake Recipe For National Almond Day

[1] Orange and almonds are a great pairing in this Mediterranean-style cake, which uses extra virgin olive oil instead of butter (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Discover California Wines). [2] Check out different wine and cake pairings in this article. [3] To share this cake with guests, offer coffee and tea in addition to…
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American & Global Syrah Wines For International Syrah Day

February 16th is International Syrah Day, a wine that most aficionados place in France’s Rhône Valley* and its wine-making region, called Côtes-du-Rhône. You may be familiar with wines from the Côte Rôtie, Hermitage, and Cornas appellations. The best of the wines, from producers such as Chapoutier, Chave, Domaine Gerin, Guigal, Paul Jaboulet Aîné, Saint Cosme,…
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