Holiday

    Sake News

    Kanpai! Here is another short list of some of the interesting Sake articles that have been published lately. It is great to see more and more coverage for Sake, though I recommend that anyone seeking to publish a Sake article check it at least a few times for accuracy. A few basic errors continue showing up in introductory Sake articles, and those errors would be easy to elimina ...

    5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    VinEdge

    It’s that time of year again – when gadgets and gifting items hit the shelves, and all sorts of new technology is released for the holiday gifting season. One of these gadgets is a new preservation device called the VinEdge, which is new tool to help you save that leftover wine. Yes, I know, generally speaking leftover wine is an hilarious joke in this house, but occasionally, e ...

    2 readers - By Luscious Lushes

      5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes

      Wine Oh TV - - 2 readers - 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes 0 Looking for a libation that will lift your spirits this Halloween? Check out these 5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes. Trick or treat, smell my feet; these signature drinks are pretty sweet! We’ve got you covered from creamy confections, to ones that pack a vampy bite.

      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      Catavino - - 2 readers - Photographer: Marcos Bolaños Capture Date: January 2014 Location: Canary Islands About: Despite its small size, the Canary Island Volcanic Archipelago is one of the most beautifully diverse places on earth supporting rare endemic species of animals and plants sequestered in the thick laurisilva forests. Hence, the islands aren’t just for sandy beaches and subtle whi ...

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      The Passionate Foodie - - 2 readers - I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) On Thursday, October 23, at 6pm, at M.C. Spiedo, Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier will transform their Italian rotisserie into a den of Italian luxury: showcasing f ...

      Kanpai, It's Sake Day!

      The Passionate Foodie - - 2 readers - Raise an ochoko today and celebrate Nihonshu no Hi, or as known in English, Sake Day. Saké Day originated over 35 years ago, in 1978, by a declaration of the Japan Sake Brewers Association and is now celebrated worldwide. Why was October 1 chosen? Interestingly, the Chinese character for Sake (酒) is very similar to the Chinese zodiac sign for the Rooster (酉), the tenth sign.

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      5 Halloween Creepy Cocktail Recipes

      … and get to these venues, or dare to make some for yourself this Halloween. Harvest Spiced Cider By: Sons of Essex 133 Essex St. New York NY 10002 (Combine in a shaker with ice the ingredients listed below) 2oz Bacardi Gold 2oz Apple Cider 1.5oz Canned 100% Pumpkin Puree Dash of cloves Shake Vigorously and strain in to a Tumbler filled with ice…

      2 readers - By Monique Soltani/ Wine Oh TV

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      … some of Mark & Clark's favorite flavors from their travels throughout Piedmont. The viewing begins at 6pm and dinner will be served at 7pm. The menu will be: Amuse Braised Beef Cheek Agnolotti (Ricotta, roasted petite turnips, horseradish) Secco, Bianco, Veneto, 2013 First Course Roasted Bone Marrow (Ossetra caviar, chives, garlic, parsley…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      VinEdge

      …It’s that time of year again – when gadgets and gifting items hit the shelves, and all sorts of new technology is released for the holiday gifting season. One of these gadgets is a new preservation device called the VinEdge, which is new tool to help you save that leftover wine. Yes, I know, generally speaking leftover wine is an hilarious joke…

      2 readers - By Luscious Lushes

      Friday Feature Photo: The Fairytale Forests of the Canary Islands, Spain

      …Photographer: Marcos Bolaños Capture Date: January 2014 Location: Canary Islands About: Despite its small size, the Canary Island Volcanic Archipelago is one of the most beautifully diverse places on earth supporting rare endemic species of animals and plants sequestered in the thick laurisilva forests. Hence, the islands aren’t just for sandy…

      2 readers - By Gabriella Opaz/ Catavino

      Supermarket Diaries: You had me at Rabbit Legs

      … non-supermarket butcher shop that will happily grind up my meat. Still, it’s not a butcher shop after my own heart. Other than chicken, pork and beef, all other meats (rabbit, duck, pheasant and others) are all frozen. And nothing against freezing food, but so disappointing that I can’t get these meats fresh—especially if I’m interested…

      1 readers - By Sonia Nolasco/ Catavino

      Kanpai, It's Sake Day!

      …Raise an ochoko today and celebrate Nihonshu no Hi, or as known in English, Sake Day. Saké Day originated over 35 years ago, in 1978, by a declaration of the Japan Sake Brewers Association and is now celebrated worldwide. Why was October 1 chosen? Interestingly, the Chinese character for Sake (酒) is very similar to the Chinese zodiac sign…

      2 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      Sake News

      …Kanpai! Here is another short list of some of the interesting Sake articles that have been published lately. It is great to see more and more coverage for Sake, though I recommend that anyone seeking to publish a Sake article check it at least a few times for accuracy. A few basic errors continue showing up in introductory Sake articles, and those…

      5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      How to Choose a Surfing School in Spain and Portugal

      … and unpredicted swells rising. Some of the most overlooked and important concepts of learning to surf are those concerned with safety. How to respond to rip currents or hold downs, how to treat a cut from a fin or a sting from a jellyfish, how to avoid hitting another surfer (surfing etiquette), are all concerns that need to be addressed before even…

      1 readers - By Catavino

      What Wine to Drink on Thanksgiving

      …Given the tradition of the holiday, Wine Columnist Lettie Teague of The Wall Street Journal recommends keeping it American and highlights several under-the-radar US wine regions worthy of attention. ON WINE: LETTIE TEAGUE THERE IS ONE day of the year that we celebrate our collective American-ness with a large piece of poultry and (hopefully…

      3 readers - By Drink Local Wine