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Three White Wines That Provide An Alternative To Classic Chardonnay

If you're like many people, you probably already know that white wine pairs best with seafood, light vegetarian dishes, and poultry. You can't really go wrong with serving a nicely chilled Chardonnay with a pan-fried catfish, pasta primavera, an herb-crusted roast chicken, or a holiday turkey. However, Chardonnay too often becomes the go-to wine choice when the occasion calls for white wine, and although its silky texture and buttery finish certainly bring a lot to the table, you're missing out on if you limit your white wine consumption to Chardonnay. Read More 

8 Easy Gift Ideas For A Special Coworker

If you work with others, like in an office setting, there are times that you may want to remember someone special with a little gift. Gift-giving doesn't have to be expensive, and there are many clever and useful gifts that you can give without spending a lot. Eight easy gift ideas for your co-workers or colleagues are: 1.       Coffee and a cup. A great coffee cup is something that everyone uses, and when you tuck a couple of Keurig k-cups inside, it becomes the perfect gift. Read More 

Kaiser Bun Dinner Recipes

There's nothing better than a freshly baked kaiser bun direct from a local bakery like Klosterman Baking Company. You can eat the bun warm with some butter to warm you up with a bowl of soup in the winter, or just eat the bun if you aren't a fan of soup. These buns are delicious all by themselves or used with your favorite recipe to create a breakfast, lunch or meal that your entire family will enjoy. Read More 

Five Fabulous Herbs Used In Mexican Cooking

If you're like most diners who occasionally enjoy a great meal at one of your local Mexican restaurants, you already know that chili powder, chipotle, and cumin are regular standby spices in traditional south-of-the-border cuisine. However, top-quality Mexican food offers a widely varied flavor profile that uses many ingredients than a great deal of people are not familiar with. Following are just five of the many great herbs used in Mexican cooking. Read More 

Perfect Party-Sandwich Ideas

Whether you're planning a casual get-together to celebrate a friend's or loved one's birthday or hosting a fancy baby or bridal shower, sandwiches will make the ideal main course. Your providing a variety of easy-to-eat sandwiches will make it convenient for party-goers to mix and mingle while they enjoy their food. Another plus to serving sandwiches at a party is that all of your guests will be happy and satisfied as long as you accommodate everyone, including vegetarians, vegans, and those with dietary restrictions or allergies. Read More