Celebrations, Holidays, Recipes, Wines

New Year’s Eve With a Twist

The fun of this big batch Cosmopolitan is that it gets made in my Vitamix and strained into a pitcher. No messy cocktail shaker to deal with and no sticky counter from prying the shaker lid on and off for each individual drink!

Food With Wine, Holidays, Uncategorized

Zin-ful Cranberries

This is a recipe from my strictly food blog #ThisGirlLovesToEat, but one that I love pulling out for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. My family never ate any cranberry sauce that was homemade.  In the preparations for Thanksgiving, someone was always assigned the task of bringing two cans of jellied and one of whole berry cranberry… Continue reading Zin-ful Cranberries

Food With Wine, Recipes, Wines

Dessert Wine Pairings

It's no secret that I love food and wine, but even I have to admit that sometimes the wine you drink with dinner may not be the same wine that you want to keep drinking when it comes time for dessert. #GirlsGoneWine Generally, it's not a bad idea to follow the rule: the darker the… Continue reading Dessert Wine Pairings

Food With Wine, Recipes, Wines

Lemon Pepper Shrimp

Once school starts, week night sit down dinners together for most families become an after thought.  This recipe requires few ingredients, can be made in under 30 minutes, can be made ahead and reheated, and makes week night dinners together something that doesn't have to stop as soon as summer is over!  It serves 4… Continue reading Lemon Pepper Shrimp