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What I Ate on Christmas: Short Ribs, Milk and Cookie Shots, and Sangria

On Christmas morning I looked through photos of Christmas past while the rest of my family slept in, and I thought about tradition. As my little boys turned into adults, Christmas became less about the presents and more about spending time … Continue reading

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Of Julia Child, Dan Aykroyd, and Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon, a Daring Cooks challenge First of all, I couldn’t believe the serendipity of the red wine I picked up for making this classic French stew. I’m a bit too young to have watched Julia Child‘s cooking show when … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Wine and Hike

I had a perfect Mother’s Day: Gorgeous weather, a wine tasting and picnic at a local vineyard, and a nice hike with my family. I also cooked a special dinner of beef bourguinon. And to top it all off, the … Continue reading

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