Monthly Archives: March 2012

Putting the Family Back in Dinners.

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Research conducted at the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University has found that compared to teens who have frequent family dinners (five to seven per week), those who have infrequent family dinners (fewer than three … Continue reading

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A Toast to Champagne Infographic

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: you (we) don’t drink enough Champagne! Understanding sparkling wine can be a slight nightmare though, as there’s about 5 different to give a wine its bubbles, not to even mention all … Continue reading

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Is it Possible to Pair Wine and Cigars?

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Pairing wine with cigars is really not much different than pairing wine with food. I’m sure this is a subject that I could get in MUCH greater depth on in the future, but I may need to look for a … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Backyard BBQ Championships

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The Jacksonville Backyard BBQ Championships  are a fundraiser for the Glyn Cook Memorial Scholarship for Daniel kids.The contest has helped raise funds to award over $21,000 in scholarships since 2009 to formerly homeless kids who wish to pursue a college … Continue reading

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Korean Short Ribs Paired with Eroica by Chateau St. Michelle

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My original plans were for a red wine with this dish, but I must have been out of my tiny little English mind when I thought that pairing up. The only way is white for this dish, so don’t even … Continue reading

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Top 30 Wine Brands of 2011.

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This list always depresses me slightly. For the most part it reads like a who’s-who of generic tasting juice (obviously), but on the other-hand if you look at a similar list of the top 30 restaurants in the country, you’re … Continue reading

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