TIP OF THE DAY: Cookies & Wine Pairings

Here’s an activity for Valentine’s Day, movie night or any fun occasion. Pair cookies and wine! Thanks to Chip City of New York City, purveyors of large, gooey cookies, for these pairing ideas: Chocolate Chip Cookies & Cabernet Sauvignon: Cab is the perfect complement to chocolate chip cookies. Dry and full-bodied, it pairs well with…
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FOOD FUN: A Coffee Holder For The Shower

For people who are so time-pressed to get out of the house in the morning, here’s a gadget from 30 Watt: The Original Joeski Shower Coffee Holder. Drink your coffee while you shower! No suction cups, adhesives or wall mounts are used to affix the holder to your shower wall. Instead, the Joeski uses silicone…
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FOOD FUN: How To Turn Prohibition Grape Juice Into Wine

December 5th is Repeal Day, commemorating the repeal of America’s disastrous era of Prohibition. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the manufacture, sale, importation or transportation of alcoholic beverages, went into effect on January 17, 1920. It ended 13 long years later, on December 5, 1933, when the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th…
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TIP OF THE DAY: 35+ Food & Beverage Pairings

We love pairing flavors to their best advantage. Here are our previous pairing recommendations, with a new one below for potato chip lovers: Beer & Summer Food Pairings Breads & Spreads Pairings Cake & Wine Pairings Cheese & Beer Cheese & Bread Pairings Cheese & Cheese Condiments Pairings Cheese & Chocolate Pairings Cheese & Wine…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Popcorn & Wine Pairings

[1] Season plain popcorn however you like; there’s a wine that goes with it. Here, a low-calorie seasoning: mixed herbs (photo © Hidden Valley). [2] What wine goes with chocolate popcorn? Your favorite red! (photo © Coupons.com) [3] Go whole-hog with a pairing flight (photo © Skinnygirl).   For the Oscars on Sunday, how about…
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