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Wines of the Week:  Fine Sips from New Zealand

Wines of the Week: Fine Sips from New Zealand

Wines from New Zealand continue to grow in popularity. Whether it’s Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Noir, the unique expression of the islands’ terroir is something...

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Apple Cinnamon Streusel Muffins By Amy Stopnicki

Apple Cinnamon Streusel Muffins By Amy Stopnicki

This sweet treat is a great muffin to have for the kids as an after-school snack or even for breakfast. Double the recipe and freeze them so you can take them out...

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Chocolats du CaliBressan Bringing Holiday Cheer

Chocolats du CaliBressan Bringing Holiday Cheer

Jean-Michel Carre and wife Jill-Marie, owners of Chocolats du Cali Bressan, opened their doors in Santa Barbara, California in 2007. Jean-Michel’s original...

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Frighteningly Delicious Halloween Cocktails

Frighteningly Delicious Halloween Cocktails

Hosting some ghouls and goblins this Halloween or just some happy Halloween imbibers? Looking for frighteningly delicious cocktails to serve your guests? Complete...

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Wines of the Week: Pacific Heights & Cloudfall from Trinchero Family Estates

Wines of the Week: Pacific Heights & Cloudfall from Trinchero Family Estates

Pacific Heights wines are a collection that capture the coast, focusing on Russian River Chardonnay and Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir as new part of the Trinchero Family...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: Laphroaig Lore Scotch Whisky

Laphroaig is not French for “the frog” but Scottish for “the beautiful hollow by the broad bay.” And the word Lore means the passing of a skill or tradition...

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Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs by Susie Fishbein

Pumpkin Braised Short Ribs by Susie Fishbein

If autumn had a celebrity dish, this would be it. These short ribs will be the reason your succah or Thanksgiving table is the place to be. The long, slow cooking...

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Welcome Autumn with Sensational Seasonal Cocktails

Welcome Autumn with Sensational Seasonal Cocktails

With the start of sweater weather, the cool, crisp temperatures call for cocktails to warm you up from the inside out. Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum, Reyka Vodka, Drambuie,...

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Winery of the Week: Crooked Vine – Livermore Valley, Ca

Winery of the Week: Crooked Vine – Livermore Valley, Ca

California’s Livermore Valley, located just southeast of the San Francisco Bay, has a long history with wine, dating back to the Ruby Hill Vineyard which was...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

George’s Rants and Raves: Effen Blood Orange Vodka

Flavored vodkas seem to be exploding all over the map these days. Some distillers are already up to 20 and even 30 flavors of vodka in their lineup. Not to be outdone...

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