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The Best 10 Wines to Pair with Leftover Halloween Candy

Candy and wine might sound like an odd pairing, but if wine works with chocolate, it can work with candy. There are some pairings that work especially well together, too. Plus this will give you something to do with all that candy that you hide from your kids after Halloween because they probably don’t need three bags worth, right? Here are our best picks for pairing wine with candy. . CHERRY … Continue reading The Best 10 Wines to Pair with Leftover Halloween Candy

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Summertime Wine Popsicle Recipes

Just because you are an adult doesn’t mean you can’t cool down on hot summer nights with a refreshing popsicle. Just act your age and make sure they’re boozed up versions like these. Roasted Strawberry & Red Wine Strawberries are roasted with sugar for a deep and luscious way to enjoy summer’s favorite treat. Pure and mix with your favorite sweet red wine to create … Continue reading Summertime Wine Popsicle Recipes

Snow Day Cooking with Kids

It’s a snow day! Hooray! We are in the middle of the ‘bomb cyclone’  – whatever that is – and the kids, and mom, couldn’t be happier! To be honest, going back to real life after holiday break was hard on the four of us. We loved spending all our days together and those first few morning hours on January 2 were tough. So, this … Continue reading Snow Day Cooking with Kids

Bagged Salad & Leftover BBQ Hack: Tailgating Taco Salad

It’s BBQ season, so one thing you have a lot of come Monday morning is meat. Leftover meat. And since you tried to make it a healthy weekend but it didn’t quite work out that way, chances are you have some bagged salad.   I love creating ‘big salads’ with all my leftovers. Rotisserie chicken, brisket, hanger steak, turkey all work to make a great … Continue reading Bagged Salad & Leftover BBQ Hack: Tailgating Taco Salad

Skinnygirl Rose Margarita Recipe

  When a playdate involves dinner, there is no reason tequila can’t be involved. For National Rose Day, try this delicious and low cal wine-themed margarita and get the party started. Trust us – this isn’t your parents’ margarita. I love Skinnygirl for lots of reasons. But I particularly appreciate this rosé. It’s bursting with flavor. Lots of cherry, citrus and pomegranate notes. So, when … Continue reading Skinnygirl Rose Margarita Recipe

Cannoli Ice Cream Recipe

    Totally decadent and totally delicious. You are having your cone and eating it too in this zesty recipe. Prep Time : 12 minutes + freeze overnight Servings: 8 (2 pints) Ingredients 1 1/2 cups half-and-half, divided 1 cup heavy cream 1 package (3.4 ounces) French vanilla instant pudding mix 1/2 cup (4 1/4 ounces) whole-milk ricotta cheese 1 tablespoon orange zest 1/2 cup … Continue reading Cannoli Ice Cream Recipe