9 Common Types Of Red Wine You Need In Your Wine Rack

We are pleased to reprint this article provided by Clair at iLoveWine.com. 9 Common Types Of Red Wine You Need In Your Wine Rack by Lauren Grape vines grow in all different varieties. Because of where they grow, how they are cared for, and processing factors these grapes all produce different (delicious) wines. Keep your […]

Manhattan Cocktail Glasses

MANHATTAN COCKTAIL RECIPES – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

The Past – Classic Manhattan Cocktail Recipe While the exact origin of the classic Manhattan remains unknown, the following recipe remains a classic. 2 oz. Rye Whiskey 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth 5 drops Angostura Bitters Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir well and strain into a chilled cocktail […]

Schott Zwiesel Beaujolais Wine Glass

Route du Beaujolais

Beaujolais by Mary Grace Rodarte Summertime means it’s time to drink Beaujolais! For those unfamiliar with Beaujolais (pronounced boh-zhuh-ley, not boo-), it is a red wine that is unusually light bodied, high in acid, low in tannins and alcohol, and often described as refreshing and fruity. This is the perfect house wine to have a […]

Speculative Fiction

Speculative Fiction

Speculative Fiction “Speculative fiction is a fiction genre speculating about worlds that are unlike the real world in various important ways.” Goodreads.  Parvus Press Speculative Fiction Publisher Over Thanksgiving, I learned to my surprise, that my sharp-witted nephew had started a publishing company called Parvus Press. As you can imagine this sparked my curiosity. Parvus Press […]

Hunter’s Stew Recipe

Hunter’s Stew Bigos Every culture has its own specific stew. Stews were designed to use leftovers. Hunter’s Stew or Bigos is considered one of Poland’s national dishes. Like most dishes the details will vary by region and taste. As with all recipes the joy comes in trying your own variations. The following recipe will take […]

Baltimore Eggnog Recipe

Delicious Baltimore Eggnog Recipe I found this Baltimore Eggnog recipe written down on a piece of paper among my dad’s recipes. It is the classic eggnog and is worth every minute of preparation. Your guests will compliment you knowing it did not come out of a carton. The original Baltimore Eggnog recipe was first published […]

9 Common Types Of Red Wine You Need In Your Wine Rack

We are pleased to reprint this article provided by Clair at iLoveWine.com. 9 Common Types Of Red Wine You Need In Your Wine Rack by Lauren Grape vines grow in all different varieties. Because of where they grow, how they are cared for, and processing factors these grapes all produce different (delicious) wines. Keep your […]

BBQ Recipes For Last Minute Guests

Enjoy these two wonderful recipes from our Guest Contributor Monica Henin! BBQ Recipes For Last Minute Guests Summer season is all about having fun in the sun. Going on picnics, inviting friends to home for a delicious lunch and soaking in the great weather conditions is what most people want to do in the summer season. […]

6 Great Tips to Make Your Shower Look Like New

We welcome our first guest, Will, to our blog. Thank you Will! About the Author Will is a freelance writer, his blog can be seen here 6 Great Tips to Make Your Shower Look like New Showers are the best part of the day, but there is one thing that can ruin them – and […]

Bloody Mary Recipe

Bloody Mary Recipe

Bloody Mary Recipe One of my favorite drinks regardless of the season is a flavorful Bloody Mary. Some like them hot and some like them mild but whatever your preference this easy recipe works well. 4 ounces The Original Clamato Juice 2 ounces vodka 1 shake garlic powder 2 shakes celery salt 3 dashes Lea […]

Red Wine and Your Health

Red Wine and Your Health

  Red Wine and Your Health A great deal has been written on the health benefits, or the potential health benefits, of drinking red wine in moderation. Most define moderation as one to two 5-ounce glasses per day for a man and one 5-ounce glass per day for a woman. While there appears to be […]

Speculative Fiction

Speculative Fiction

Speculative Fiction “Speculative fiction is a fiction genre speculating about worlds that are unlike the real world in various important ways.” Goodreads.  Parvus Press Speculative Fiction Publisher Over Thanksgiving, I learned to my surprise, that my sharp-witted nephew had started a publishing company called Parvus Press. As you can imagine this sparked my curiosity. Parvus Press […]

A Wine Journey by Dale Stephen Sparks

I read the following article by Dale Stephen Sparks, Transcending Trends and Fads, first published in the September 2016 issue of Desert Leaf magazine. I was fascinated with his journey to Villafranca del Bierzo in Spain but, more impressively, his “discovery” of the local wine makers efforts at preserving the local old high-altitude vineyards. While […]

Why Choose Artisan Inspired Dinnerware

Plum Street Pottery focuses on providing what we call “artisan inspired” dinnerware. We have always admired the skill and imagination of ceramic artists. Artisan dinnerware is hand-made and each piece exhibits its own unique characteristics. The artistic nature of this tableware is meant to be seen whether on your table or decorating your buffet. What […]

The History of Dansk

Did you know that Dansk is a Great American Company? Fjord Flatware On a trip to Europe in 1954, Americans Martha and Ted Nierenberg went in search of a product to manufacture and produce for a U.S. audience. During a visit to the Museum of Arts and Crafts (today the Danish Museum of Art & […]