Travel Time: Niagara Falls

Our family took road trip just a few weeks ago to one of the wonders of the world: Niagara Falls. I’ve lived close (within driving distance) to the falls for most of my life, but never had a chance to see them. It’s even more beautiful than people described to me, and I recommend a weekend trip there. It’s an easy trip and an affordable way to have an “international” vacation. With that in mind, here are some tips: Stay…

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Show Some Class With Your Wine Glass

It’s one of dining’s big mysteries. What is the proper way to hold a wine glass?  By the stem? At the end? By the bowl? One handed? Two? With wine “all the rage” these days, you might have wondered this stuff, too. Turns out, there’s some technique to “doing it right” when it comes to drinking wine. Epicureans, wine connoisseurs, and foodies won’t hesitate to tell you– hold that glass by the stem. If you do, it will show that…

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Celi Cooks: Hot Mulled Wine

Hot mulled wine was another big hit when it came to Christmas 2014. This recipe takes a humdrum bottle of regular red wine and ads some sparkle and glamour. Serve this to your guests at a party, and they’ll clamor for another glass faster than you can serve it! Mulled wine works great at fall and winter events, when everyone wants to warm up with a hot drink. Ingredients:  1 standard bottle of red table wine (no need to reach…

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