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9 Crafts For Wine Bottles

Got any empty wine bottles lying around? Well, if you’re not due for a bottling anytime soon or you just have extra, here are some nifty DIY crafts you can try out:   (Grabbed from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nsUf5NpHNk)

Raspberry Prosecco Jellies with Panna Cotta

Ingredients 5 1/2 titanium-strength gelatine leaves (see note) 400g raspberries, plus extra to garnish 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar 2 cups (500ml) prosecco (see note) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Icing sugar, to dust Panna Cotta 300ml thickened cream 100ml milk 1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped Method Step 1. Soak … Continue reading Raspberry Prosecco Jellies with Panna Cotta

Wine Expert Guesses Cheap vs Expensive Wine

In this episode of ‘Price Points’, Epicurious challenges wine expert Belinda Chang to guess which one of two wines is more expensive. Belinda breaks down sparkling, white, red, rosé and port wines and then gives her professional opinion! Belinda is a “James Beard Award-winning Wine Director and Wine Writer”. You could call her a sommelier, … Continue reading Wine Expert Guesses Cheap vs Expensive Wine

Enter To Win

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Fish-and-Shellfish Chowder

© Quentin Bacon To deepen the flavor of this lightly creamy, bacon-studded chowder, chef Wade Murphy at the Lisloughrey Lodge adds the briny cooking liquid from the mussels and clams. Chef Tip: Add the fish to the soup at the end, so it doesn’t overcook.   Ingredients 2 medium red potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 cups water … Continue reading Fish-and-Shellfish Chowder

Are These 3 Bottles Of Cabernet Sauvignon Worth It?

Grocery Wine Showdown (Cabernet Under $20) Wine Sommelier, Madeline Puckette, analyzes grocery store Cabernet under $20. The question is, are these wines actually good? Or, should we be afraid? By: Madeline Puckette of Wine Folly (Grabbed from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFAjXRA0YL4)

13 Hot Cocktails to Help You Face the Cold

COURTESY There’s a moment every year when the crisp air loses its autumn novelty and turns into a get-your-coat-out-of-storage chore. Wrapping your frozen fingers around one of these hot cocktails will remind you why cold weather can be wonderful too. Tuthilltown Toddy COURTESY Ingredients 2 oz Hudson Baby Bourbon .75 oz fresh lemon juice Heaping … Continue reading 13 Hot Cocktails to Help You Face the Cold