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Chocolate Pecan Pie by Snowbirds Vintners

Chocolate Pecan Pie by Snowbirds Vintners

Here’s a twist on a traditional fall favorite – the pecan pie. This version uses cane syrup, instead of corn syrup, and has the addition of chocolate, both on...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Old Elk Bourbon Whiskey

George’s Rants and Raves: Old Elk Bourbon Whiskey

Fort Collins, Colorado’s 73 year history as a dry town, inspired Curt and Nancy Richardson to launch and name their craft distillery, Old Elk. That inspiration...

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Wines of the Week – Supple Sauv Blanc – Under $20, 90 Points

Wines of the Week – Supple Sauv Blanc – Under $20, 90 Points

Once again, we continue our series focusing on high quality wines, with wide distribution, that can be found for $20 or less. This week, we’re focusing on...

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1937 Food & Beverage Highlight of Historic Lawn Bowls Anniversary

1937 Food & Beverage Highlight of Historic Lawn Bowls Anniversary

The Santa Barbara Lawn Bowls Club celebrated it’s 80th anniversary at Spencer Adams Park in October on the site of the first Santa Barbara High School established...

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Fall In Love With Baileys Pumpkin Spice Cocktails

Fall In Love With Baileys Pumpkin Spice Cocktails

Now that the season of Pumpkin Spice is in full swing, here are a couple of cocktail recipes using Baileys Pumpkin Spice that are sure to make your taste buds dance. ...

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Oven Roast Chicken with Fresh Thyme and Honey Butter

Oven Roast Chicken with Fresh Thyme and Honey Butter

Try something healthy and sweet with your friends and family when you gather – tasty recipes sweetened with honey. Why honey? Honey is not only a delicious...

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Wines of the Week: Rich Red Blends

Wines of the Week: Rich Red Blends

Red blends are trending. And, it’s true that many of them are very ripe, lush, and maybe even a little sweet. But that’s not what all of them are like. ...

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Gelato Festival America Honors Fat Free Gelato Masters in Santa Barbara

Gelato Festival America Honors Fat Free Gelato Masters in Santa Barbara

The first ever Gelato Festival was held in Florence in 2010, and the first ever American stage continued in Santa Barbara on October 20 through October 22. With the...

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George’s Rants and Raves: SIA Scotch Whisky

George’s Rants and Raves: SIA Scotch Whisky

Well waddya know, high tech finally not only meets low tech but they date, get married and run off together and have thousands of babies.  In this particular case...

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Halloween Cocktails from Cruzan Rum

Halloween Cocktails from Cruzan Rum

If you’re planning to party around October 31st in costume or without, here are two Cruzan cocktail recipes that will be the perfect BOOze-y addition to any...

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