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America is Drinking Less Wine but Better Wine

I was reading Dave McIntyre, Food Columnist for the Washington Post, who says America is Drinking Less Wine but Better Wine. The reason this caught me is I have been thinking that and doing that for decades. I think since my trip traveling the world and realizing how great wine can be, I have been pushing aside offers for wine at ...

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Tap Water? Bad idea!

I have experienced the entire gamut of the water debate.  I was working for someone, teaching cooking and he insisted on drinking tap water. To him I said: Tap Water? Bad idea! And I am 100% sure of that! But I did do my research, and hands on research to see what works for me. And I do hope that ...

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Is Tap Water Ok if You Boil it?

One of the things we were talking about in my Cooking Class is water, and should we use tap water to boil pasta for example. The question was: “Is Tap Water Ok if You Boil it”? I mean we all know that if you cook chicken, for example, we want you to stick a thermometer in to see that it reaches ...

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Update: Beware of Von’s Liquor Return Policy

Today, July 17, 2016 I received an email from Dima Galkin, who gave me more information about a block I wrote about Von’s Liquor Return Policy in May of 2012. It’s great to see with over 400 blogs now, people are actually going back in time to read and still get some value from what I wrote in my second ...

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Coconut Water is NOT what you think it is

I was so blown out this week when I realized that Coconut Water is NOT what you think it is. Very, very disappointing. One of the things I know for sure is I need to drink 8 – 12 full glasses of water every day. I also know that wine is dehydrating and Coconut Water is hydrating. And on those nights ...

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Shocking News about the French and Milk

Now, my friend Michael is someone who is constantly experimenting with wine and came across some Shocking News about the French and Milk. Now I haven’t dug further, so I can’t say for sure….. but when I am told something from a reliable source who is big on the cutting edge of wine…. I feel comfortable enough to share it ...

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