Tag Archives: Food

Best. Fried. Chicken. Ever.

We spent last weekend in Connecticut with family- who also happen to be friends. An amazing and awesome coincidence !! Lucky us- they also happen to love food and wine. Umm… Wait- maybe that IS the reason they are friends! … Continue reading

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Loving My Weekend- New York Wine Expo Style!!

This Saturday I attended the New York Wine Expo. Hundreds of wines to taste and some interesting foods to sample. We got there just as the Expo opened on Saturday and for that first hour it was not as crowded … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Weekend and the Best Dessert Wine Ever!!

We spent the weekend in Chicago with my daughter and her boyfriend- who turned into the fiance over the course of the weekend! They are both chefs,  so of course, and to my perpetual delight,  weekends spent with them are … Continue reading

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School Night Rule

George’s job requires him to get up very early every day. We have a long standing “no going out on a school night” rule. After realizing that the summer was quickly slipping away and that we had not been out … Continue reading

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It’s Not Summer Until It’s Wolffer’s

With all this weird weather we have been having, it certainly feels like summer. Very early. Very strange but not really complaining. I wait all year for summer. I am one of those people that thrive on that hot sticky … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pancakes Are Good For Your Memory

Pancakes always remind me of my beloved grandparents. I especially love blueberry pancakes. I grew up in a house where my mother never knew that PopTarts were supposed to be toasted before eating.  My mother served them raw. She is … Continue reading

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If You’ve Never Been to Italy You Need To Go To Eataly

Eataly is a feast for the senses and the stomach!! If you love food you will love Eataly. So many items to look at and all displayed so beautifully. You can find anything you would want here. Olive oil? They … 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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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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More Rose

Rose seems to be the buzz word this summer. It seems everyday I see a new article about Rose wines. In the liquor store there seem to be more and more square footage dedicated to these wines. I have admittedly … Continue reading

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