Monthly Archives: November 2015

Two Thanksgiving Side Dishes for the Work of One

One of the challenges we face on Thanksgiving Day involves finding room for all those fabulous side dishes on the table. The recipe that follows addresses that conundrum by using both Yukon gold and sweet potatoes. It’s adapted from Third

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Where to Go for a Wine-Focused Thanksgiving

If you’re planning to take the year off from hosting the big Thanksgiving Day bash… or if you’re simply looking for an excuse to avoid Uncle Bill’s bad jokes… consider taking a trip to wine country. These days, “wine country”

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How to Know Which Wines Needs to ‘Breathe’… and Why

Breathe, breathe in the air Don’t be afraid to care Leave but don’t leave me Look around and choose your own ground The lyrics to the opening song on Pink Floyd’s classic “Dark Side of the Moon” album can be

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A Merlot-Friendly Pork Loin Recipe

A pork loin often is served with Chardonnay, but because of the garlic and rosemary included in this recipe, this dish is absolutely sublime with Merlot — and do we have some exceptional Merlot pairing partners in this sampler! This

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