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2003 Barolo

A Cheeky Barolo Pairing

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Now this combination is the essence of food and wine. This why people over millennia have embraced the combination where each one complements and lifts the other, making the whole far greater than the two individual parts. Kinda like 50+50=150.
Marsannay

Wine and Beans - Magical?

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Every now and then I decide to get all cheffy and do great stuff. This Monday night, Veterans Day (Ooorah), was one of those days.
Mango Salsa

Salsa Sunday Fun!

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Two of the salsas are fruit salsas, which on the surface seems like a contradiction. Hot and sweet, the way I used to be.
Habanero

Managed Heat - Building a Chili for Wine

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The recipe for basic chili is pretty simple: Meat, beans, celery, onions, peppers, garlic, tomato of some sort, seasonings such as cumin and chili powder, and salt and pepper. That's a good, easy-to-make chili, but it's not "Challenge" chili. It's sitting-in-front-of-the-TV-with-a-beer chili.