Posts made in January, 2017

Cali… what?

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Cali… what?

Feeling adventurous? Want something cold to drink while watching the Super Bowl (but not interested in beer)? Try mixing up a Calimocho. Calimocho is a mixture of red wine and Coke. It’s a Spanish concoction, so you can tell your friends that you are cultured and exotic while sipping it. It’s refreshing and light. With caffeine and less alcohol than a full glass of wine, you can have several and stay awake to see the whole game.   The best part? There is no wrong way to make it. 2 readily available ingredients that you can mix in proportions that please you. Try making...

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Desperate Times…

Posted by on Jan 17, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Desperate Times…

… call for desperate measures. On New Year’s Eve, my husband and I opened a bottle of wine that we had been saving for 10 years. Truth be told, we don’t actually LOVE cellared wine, but can’t help but enjoy the romance of buying something to save and open in several years. There is something about that whole “delayed gratification” thing. What is not romantic is when you open this very special bottle only to find out that it is corked. (Our kids can verify. They said it smelled like “old basement.”) Let’s face it. 2016 was not a stellar...

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