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Dinner Gang 13

New World Food, Old World Wine It was Kathryn and David’s turn to host this installment of Dinner Gang, and they came up with what I think has been the most clever theme to date:  New World food paired with … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 11

Around the World with Sauvignon Blanc aka “Beurre in the Brrrrrrrrrr” One of the reasons we live in Florida is so we can eat outside in the winter.  Unfortunately, the arctic vortex affected even us, and as temperatures plunged to … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 9

I’m obviously behind the curve.  I’m sitting here writing up the details of Dinner Gang 9 with our dish for Dinner Gang 10 on the stove.  I guess we’ll get to that later. Preparations for this episode began a few … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 8

Dinner Gang time rolled back around and it was our time to host.  We’ve decided that for our turns, we’re most likely going to focus on particular styles of wine, whether it’s a varietal or region, in order to lay … Continue reading

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Dinner Gang 7

Our monthly meet-ups with friends Kathryn & David and Neal & Jim have become one of the evenings we look forward to the most.  Great food, great friends, and great wines equal a great time, and this month, the seventh … Continue reading

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Shrimp Feast, Maryland Style

We both grew up in Baltimore in families that loved the water.  Both the Chesapeake Bay and Ocean City were major parts of our childhoods, so when Gretchyn’s birthday rolled around this year, she asked that we do something which … Continue reading

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Sometimes, You Just Go Fancy

Most of the time, we cook a small dish here, a little thing there.  It’s not often we pull out all the stops and make a big, fancy meal, visiting close friends and fellow foodies Brian and Karla gave us … Continue reading

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An Evening with Ina

There are two other couples, Kathryn & David and Jim & Neal, who we get together with monthly for cooking, eating, drinking good wine, and socializing.  One of us hosts and usually does all or most of the food and wine.  … Continue reading

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Being a Decent Diner

Spending a fair amount of time in restaurants and having worked in them when I was younger, I know how tough the job can be.  There’s no reason for us as patrons to make it even more difficult.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Day of Thrones 3

Games and gaming culture are nearly as big in this house as food and wine.  Being able to combine those passions makes a pretty special day.  Each of the last two years, the Monday Night Gamers have come over on … Continue reading

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