Par For The Course wine for a golfer (photo © Argaux).   How about a golf wine gift for your favorite linksman (or linkswoman)? Argaux, a wine website founded by two golf-loving sommeliers, has the bottle for you. Called Par Fore The Course, each bottle of this New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc is packaged with: 2 […]

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[1] One of the best Silvaner wines from Germany (photo © Shop Banquet). [2] Sylvaner is delicious with antipasto, cheese and olives, among many other foods noted below (photo © Vermont Creamery). [3] The best Sylvaner from Alsace—the region spells the wine with a “y” instead of the “i” used in Germany (photo © Domaine […]

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If you like to cook with fresh mushrooms, grow some at home. It’s easy, fun, and, as you can see from the photos, have grat eye appeal. North Spore offers mushroom kits of exotic mushrooms. These are beauties, not [with no disrespect] plain white button mushrooms or brown creminis. The varieties are gourmet mushrooms, highly […]

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[1] A stuff-your-own sabich sandwich (photo © Leny Vavsha | Panther Media). [2] At Shayla in New Orleans, the eggplant is fried in thin, chip-like slices (photo © Shayla). [3] An Alaskan version with a fish fillet and variations on other ingredients. Here’s the recipe (photo © Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute). [4] Don’t want fried […]

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We love to give gifts of pimento cheese. It isn’t a “thing” in the Northeast, where we live. We can’t remember the last time we saw it in a cheese department. Yet it’s such a versatile cheese, to use on bagels, burgers, hors d’oeuvre, crackers and beer, and so much more. > Here are 20 […]

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With summer grilling on the mind, how about a beer-based barbecue sauce? Rufus Teague has just launched them. The company sells a high-end line of eight craft barbecue sauces, including two that are sugar-free and Keto friendly. (The company uses the BBQ spelling; The Nibble uses barbecue.) Now there are three more to add to […]

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[1] A bowl of Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy (photos #1 through #5 © James Candy). [2] A souvenir box of Fralinger’s Salt Water Taffy in a reproduction of a box circa 1889. [3] A modern variation #1: chocolate-covered taffy. [4] Modern variation #2: chocolate covered taffy pops. [5] Modern variation #3: Taffy with filled centers. […]

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