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Grrl, Interrupted

Grrl, Interrupted

Grrl, Interrupted

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Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

Recipe of the Week: Veggie Gratin

While mac n cheese or meatloaf may be someone’s idea of comfort food, I prefer rice. Stir-fried, boiled, or baked, rice is my go-to when a rainstorm hits or I’m just in the mood to hunker down by the fire and this gratin is my new comfort food. Put aside any notions you have of [...]

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Halloween Cocktail: Pumpkin Old Fashioned

Forget the pumpkin mousse (or the kid’s candy stash); this year serve the grown-ups a pumpkin-inspired cocktail instead. Bourbon, maple syrup, and pumpkin–festive yet classic flavors, and it’s perfect right through Thanksgiving. PUMPKIN OLD-FASHIONED 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 1½ ounces bourbon 1 ounce maple syrup ½ ounce Grand Marnier Dash orange bitters Orange peel twist, [...]

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Haricot Vert – Green Beans and figs

Recipe of the Week: Haricot Vert & Fig Salad

There’s nothing like wine country during harvest (or crush): trucks of grapes line the roads and wineries bustle (and hustle) to get the job done. Amid the excitement and back-breaking work of crush are harvest lunches. Whether it’s to thank volunteers who come out to help at a smaller winery or a winery chef who [...]

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Fall Cocktail: Pear & Cranberry Sparkler

Fall Cocktail: Pear & Cranberry Sparkler

The end of peach season means saying goodbye to Bellinis and hello to another sparkling cocktail. We were desperate for a new sparkling cocktail to serve at brunch and holiday soirees but apples just wouldn’t do. With pears coming into season we grabbed pear nectar and our favorite sparkling Italian dessert wine and voila—a sparkling [...]

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