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6 White Wines Under $12

Vintage when used to refer to the quality of a particular year is always a source of debate and, ultimately, subjectivity. Often, too much is said about vintage, especially when it comes to value white...

Shuckman’s Fish Company

With a ready laugh and sparkle in his eyes, Lewis Shuckman projects an easy-going joie de vivre, perhaps evidence of his satisfaction heading the third generation of a family business founded in 1919. At Shuckman’s Fish Co. &...

$10 Challenge — Annie’s Cafe: Vietnamese restaurants warm welcome

"It's hard to find a place where everybody knows your name when you're a vagabond." I've lived in seven different cities since I graduated from high school. By the time I became familiar with my...

Easy Entertaining — Home for the Holidays

Holidays can be stressful. End-of-year entertaining can present special challenges that don't plague your average host during less hectic seasons. With the never-ending parade of office celebrations, neighborhood gatherings and family functions, holiday parties often seem...

Humor — So why shouldn’t veggies glow in the dark?

It is no secret that guys avoid eating fruits and vegetables whenever possible. And who can blame them? Frankly, eating produce can be extremely dangerous. Nature has spent millions of years equipping her plants with...
Grilled steak salad with Vietnamese flavors

Here’s the Beef — Eat local (recipe included)

Though you can’t tell it by the Toyotas and the UPS trucks, perhaps, Kentucky is an agriculture state. Though manufacturing, services, mining and other industries contribute their part, Kentucky ranks fifth in the country in the...

Humor — Thankspigging: the beginning of a new tradition.

The Thankspigging Manifesto. On November twenty-something, most Americans will sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner. They will eat turkey with gravy, mashed potatoes, dressings and casseroles. They will finish with pumpkin pie, wipe their mouths,...

John Varanese’s Big Night in the Big Apple at the Beard House

A lot is made of a chef’s journey to cook at the James Beard House in Manhattan — and for good reason. It’s the showplace for America’s culinary talent. But any visitor to the kitchen...

Guaca Mole “en Fuego”

For those of you who chose French over Spanish in high school, The translated title of this terrific story is Guaca Mole on Fire. (So there you have it … all the Spanish we know...

Old World Character with a New Age Spirit – Dumante Verdenoce

Have you tried Dumante, that ancient nutty liqueur sipped for ages in pistachio groves of Sicily? Don’t feel bad if you haven’t, because Dumante has only been out since Fall of 2007, although its rich,...

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