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A Couple of Thirsty Girls at the New York Winter Wine Festival!

I was fortunate enough to get two tickets to the Winter Wine Festival in NYC. My sister came up from Virginia to join in the festivities. It looked to be a fun day spending a little quality wine drinking ( … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Fall – Time for Meatballs and Cabernet

I have been craving meatballs for a few weeks now. The weather has been just a bit too warm to make it. Last night seemed the perfect time. I ground up some white bread and added grated cheese, parsley, salt … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago Today

Ten years ago today my youngest daughter turned thirteen. Thirteen is a milestone birthday and I was excited for her and eager to celebrate it. It was a workday for me. I planned on making a special birthday dinner for … Continue reading

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Pop’s Seafood Shack

It was my birthday and the middle of a tough week and a tough month. The weather that afternoon was so lovely. We decided an outdoor venue would be fun. It seemed like the perfect night to try out a … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene and Wolffer Rose

The hurricane was expected to arrive sometime late Saturday night. I was frantically trying to stock up on non perishables and D batteries. I was a day too late. I don’t believe there was a D battery anywhere on Long … Continue reading

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Some dinner and a little Albarino

The best way to get George to try a new wine is to make a nice dinner. I planned on tasting some Albarino and thought I would make some fish to go with it. Generally speaking if it’s breaded and … Continue reading

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Kellari Taverna and Samba

Yesterday I went into NYC to meet my daughter’s new puppy, Samba and to take Emily and Jordan to lunch. This is Emily and Samba hard at work at the office. They were more than ready to take a break … Continue reading

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Bad Wine Taster Syndrome or Darlington’s Disease

I read this blog post yesterday and I feel so much better knowing I am not the only one suffering from this wine tasting syndrome.  http://zesterdaily.com/zester-soapbox-articles/1014-a-wine-lovers-dilemma When I taste wine I think plummy, jammy, berry, cherry, chocolate, licorice, spice, pepper, … Continue reading

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Unionville Vineyards

Unionville Vineyards has been making wine since 1987. The winery is located in Ringoes, New Jersey. Unionville Vineyards has won more than 500 Gold Medals since 1992. If you are able to get there, a trip to their tasting room … Continue reading

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Maryland Crabs and a Great Chardonnay!

If you have never had Maryland blue claw crabs then you are missing out on one of life’s great food experiences. We first had the opportunity to eat these spicy crabs at my sister’s house in Northern Virginia. It was … Continue reading

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