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Instead of starting with a recipe, Mr. Alpenglow’s preferred approach to cooking starts with one core ingredient, followed by the question, “What flavors complement my core ingredient?” The other day it was… 706 more words


There’s something poetic in smoke. The way it curls upwards and outwards, drifting in and out of focus until it fades away into nothingness. Into the blackness. 16 more words


Easter Wine - A Basketful of Options!

What’s in your basket for Easter brunch or dinner?

For many, Easter is celebrated with an egg hunt, a giant bunny that delivers candy to children in prettily decorated baskets, and getting together with family and friends for a feast of ham or lamb and side dishes of spring vegetables.  487 more words


Ghirardelli Perfect Pairings http://www.readrecipe.com/ghirardelli-perfect-pairings/

I use Ghirardelli Intense Dark Chocolate exclusively in my recipes simply because of its substantial high quality and superior taste. So I was honored to be asked to share my perfect pairing with Ghirardelli 72% Twilight Delight. 14 more words

Solid as a...(Thoughts on Marriage and Winebelly)

I do some of my best “writing” in the middle of the night. In those quiet moments, my mind stirs while others sleep. Maybe it is the quiet. 700 more words


Chocolate & Vanilla To Get You Through The Week

Contributed by Samantha Ring, Cookbook Editor 

Weather you’re a chocolate lover or just pure vanilla I am sure we can all agree that both are good enough to bake with. 646 more words


Prime Rib & Douro Red

Whenever you sit down to a nice cut of red meat such as prime rib, you need a strong, robust, tannic red to help elevate the dish. 111 more words