In an effort to eat healthier, I bought a package of ground chicken at the store. I compared it against the hamburger I usually buy that is 93% lean and found the chicken to be 99% lean, so I thought that I would give it a shot. 275 more words
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Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant hosted the first in its series of four Passport Through Spain wine classes last night at their Greenwich location. Wine Steward Jose Valverde served as the enigmatic tour guide as 20 eager students, who I like to refer to as travelers, took a vicarious journey throughout the Rioja region of Spain and immersed themselves in the bold flavors of wine and food. 453 more words
When is it ever going to stop snowing? Here it is March and we’re getting 3 inches plus more snow. Yesterday we had a play date with our friend’s dogs and our dogs, for a game of tag team wrestling all in an effort to exhaust their sixteen month old Belgian Malinois. 348 more words
Who? The Tempranillo grape is one of the indisputed protagonists of Spanish viticulture, an honorable member of the list of the world’s noble grapes. It is fragile and very vulnerable to diseases, as well as requiring some very specific qualities to unfold its full potential; none of this, however, has been an obstacle for Tempranillo to travel considerable distances and thrive in new, unexpected locations, especially since the nineties, when its popularity surged among vintners and wine aficionados round the globe. 487 more words
It’s almost spring time and that means the start of patios opening, barbecue grills being pulled out and Sauvignon Blanc wine!
Although Sauvignon Blanc is not strictly a spring or summer time wine by any means, it is however my favorite wine to enjoy in the spring. 369 more words