A Childhood Tradition Grows Up

One of my favorite childhood memories is making Christmas cookies. It was an annual tradition and we had a set menu: chocolate crinkles, cut-outs, snickerdoodles, snowballs, and probably a few others I’m forgetting. We also made fudge and divinity if it...

Spring Flavor Update- Lemon Desserts with Zesty Whites

In my family, when it’s your birthday you get to pick the cake flavor. For years when I was a kid, all I wanted was lemon cake with lemon frosting. I don’t know where that came from, but that’s what I wanted and by golly, that’s what I got, even though no one else in...

The Science Behind a Classic Pairing

Wine and cheese. It’s a classic pairing, like peanut butter and jelly but better. You may have had a cheese plate with a wine flight a dozen times, but do you know why your taste buds are so happy when you do? If you’re not curious now, stop reading. Grab...

Easter Dinner and Wine Pairing

Easter is a special time for family to gather, share a meal, and spend time together. If you’ve got kids, the Easter bunny probably also pays a special visit to ensure there’s plenty of sugar highs in the days to come. If you’re hosting Easter dinner this year, you...

Easter Candy and Wine- The Perfect Pairings

Easter is right around the corner and the store shelves are stocked full of candy. Chocolate bunnies, cream filled eggs, jelly beans, and marshmallow chicks are EVERYWHERE. There is something about Easter candy that makes it taste better than candy at any other time...