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Christmas Wine Bottle Decor. Crafts with empty wine bottles!

It’s that time of the year again when everyone is hustling and bustling with the holidays right around the corner. Your list of to do’s keeps getting longer and longer and the days until Christmas keeps getting fewer and fewer. Well, let’s at least get “Decorate” checked off of that list of yours. This creative … Continue reading Christmas Wine Bottle Decor. Crafts with empty wine bottles!

Red Wine Chocolate Pudding Pie

This Red Wine Chocolate Pudding Pie will be the star of your next holiday gathering. A simple graham cracker crust is filled with the most decadent, rich, red wine chocolate pudding! Ingredients Graham Cracker Crust 1 1/4 cups cracker crumbs 1/4 cup brown sugar packed 5 tablespoons melted butter Red Wine Chocolate Pudding Pie 1 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup Barefoot Merlot 1 tablespoon instant coffee 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup granulated sugar … Continue reading Red Wine Chocolate Pudding Pie

Gin and Tonic Pickles

You can never say no to a boozy pickle. INGREDIENTS 6 small cucumbers, such as Persians, ends trimmed and quartered lengthwise 4 slices of lime 1/2 c. Gin 1/4 c. lime juice 2 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 c. tonic water   DIRECTIONS Place cucumbers and lime slices into jar. Top with gin, lime juice, sugar, and salt. Screw lid … Continue reading Gin and Tonic Pickles

Deviled Eggs

Ingredients 6 large eggs 3 Tbsps mayonnaise 1 Tbsp Champagne vinegar 1 Tbsp crème fraiche 1 tsp Dijon 2 Tbsps chives, chopped Sweet Paprika Preparation Fill a medium pot half way with water and bring to a boil. Gently place the eggs in the water and cook for 10 minutes. Drain the eggs and put … Continue reading Deviled Eggs

What’s the Best White Wine to Pair With Seafood?

Today, Nicholas Daddona — New England-based sommelier and Director of Beverage for the Boston Harbor Hotel — explains some of the best white wine with seafood pairings. Could you explain some of your favorite styles of white wine and tips for pairing wine with seafood? What makes these pairings standout? Seafood is a New England staple. … Continue reading What’s the Best White Wine to Pair With Seafood?

Buttermilk Fried Clam Roll with Spicy Pickle Dressing

Ingredients Clams and Peppers: 8 ounces fresh clam bellies 1/2 cup pickled peppers, such as B and G, sliced 1 cup buttermilk Sauce: 1/2 cup mayonnaise, preferably Japanese, such as Kewpie 1/4 cup drained pickles, chopped 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped capers 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh parsley Kosher salt and … Continue reading Buttermilk Fried Clam Roll with Spicy Pickle Dressing

9 Brilliant Ways to Use Pumpkins at Your Halloween Party This Year

These next-level pumpkin ideas put the “trick” in trick-or-treat. When it comes to throwing a spooktacular Halloween bash, we take decorating and preparing the perfect menu very seriously. Whether this is your first time playing hostess, or you’re looking for new ways to impress your guests this year, these pumpkin hacks will take your party to the next … Continue reading 9 Brilliant Ways to Use Pumpkins at Your Halloween Party This Year

7 Wines For Halloween That You Can Purchase Online

Courtesy of Brands Witching Hour Red Blend Witching Hour Red Blend $6.99 Total Wine With deep flavors of cherry and vanilla, this elegant sip is sure to please the crowd. Plus, at a penny under seven bucks, it is the most inexpensive option on the list. BUY NOW Vampire Cabernet Sauvingnon Vampire Cabernet Sauvignon $14.95 … Continue reading 7 Wines For Halloween That You Can Purchase Online

Find the Best Wine to Pair With Your Favourite Halloween Candy

When you’re a kid, Halloween is all about the candy. Unfortunately, the more sophisticated palate that often comes with adulthood can dampen the former thrill of a holiday that’s largely about cheap scares and even cheaper candy. Thankfully, the folks at Vivino, a popular wine app, have found a way to help elevate the Halloween candy game … Continue reading Find the Best Wine to Pair With Your Favourite Halloween Candy

Halloween Wines

These spooky wines, plus perfect recipes to pair with each, will guarantee a spectacular Halloween bash. Scallop-and-olive eyeball canapés, anyone? 1 of 8 2009 Spellbound Cabernet Sauvignon Rob Mondavi, one of the fourth generation of Mondavis to make wine in California, produces this balanced, affordable Cabernet from vineyards in the Lodi region. Pairing: Chorizo Poached in … Continue reading Halloween Wines