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The French #Winophiles – The St. Emilion Affair

On August 20, 2016 1 Comment

Sous Chef frequently confuses our kitchen for a restaurant. For example, Saturday was the first pre-season NFL game that he was going to be home to watch and… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles – Sneak Peak at St. Emilion

On August 17, 2016 1 Comment

The French Winophiles are touring St. Emilion and its satellites on Saturday, August 20th. Don’t miss this virtual tour of the right bank of the Bordeaux region that… Read More »

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#WinePW – Tasting South Africa

On August 13, 2016 3 Comments

Sous Chef is a seasoned world traveler. He’s been virtually everywhere, with the exception of some third world countries which wouldn’t be quite his style. Often he regales… Read More »

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#ItalianFWT – Summer Sipping with Italian Rosé

On August 5, 2016 2 Comments

The dog days of August are here. There’s nothing like a refreshing glass of rosè to get you through extreme heat, humidity and endless sunshine. With over 120 days of… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles – Banking on Bordeaux

On July 15, 2016 4 Comments

Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon III may seem strange bedfellows, but they shared a passion for wine and were instrumental in making sense of the Bordeaux wine industry. Their… Read More »

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#WinePW – Amontillado & Ajoblanco

On July 9, 2016 11 Comments

This month the Wine Pairing Weekend Group is exploring food and wine pairings with Sherry. Jeff from Food Wine Click is hosting this event, which will inspire you… Read More »

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#TourDeManger – Summer in Paris

On July 1, 2016 11 Comments

The 103rd Tour de France has officially begun. In our home, this marks 21 days of Sous Chef religiously waking before the crack of dawn to make sure… Read More »

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#ItalianFWT – The Aperitivo Hour with Orange Wine & Walnut Pesto

On July 1, 2016 6 Comments

Sous Chef has finally accepted that in fashion Orange is the new Black and not just indicative of prison garb. Now I have the temerity to inform him… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles – Getting Sideways with 2013 Domaine du Pré Semelé Sancerre Rouge

On June 18, 2016 3 Comments

[The following is dialogue from Sideways that made only the cutting room floor] Maya: Miles, what do you think of Merlot? Miles Raymond: What’s my opinion of Merlot?… Read More »

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The French #Winophiles – Chicken & Chinon

On May 20, 2016 6 Comments

French food is often deemed fussy and unattainable for the home cook. Rarely is it considered weeknight fare for the busy working family. Until now, that is. I’ve… Read More »