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Eggplant Pâté

August is Eggplant season and one of our favorite ways to prepare these gorgeous purple-skinned aubergines is in eggplant dip. A bit spicy with creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted pine nuts. It’s the one dip my husband requests over and over again. I served my eggplant pâté with Keya’s

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Fun Ways To Use Cocktail Bitters

Cocktail bitters are a fun and tasty way to add amazing flavor to your cocktails. But with so many cocktail bitters on the market today, which ones should you choose for your cocktails? My recommendation is to just JUMP IN! Visit your local wine and gourmet store to find a

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Firecrackers – Spicy Mini Club Cracker Snacks

Spicy mini club crackers make the perfect summer snack paired with chilled Proscecco. So easy to make and pack on a picnic or an afternoon at the lake. Mionetto Prosecco DOC Treviso Brut is my “go to” prosecco in the summer. With aromas of golden apple, honey and white peach.

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Juicy, Tender Chicken Roasted In A Brown Paper Bag

Would you like to serve a tender, juicy, delicious roast chicken for dinner tonight? Here’s the secret…roast your chicken in a brown paper bag! My friend that shared this recipe with me told me that it is half recipe/half science experiment since it does not seem to make logical sense…but

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Fun Tasty Snacks To Enjoy At The Beach

One of my favorite things to do at the beach is to stop by the farmer’s produce stands to purchase garden fresh tomatoes to make tomato sandwiches. I like to make tomato and cucumber tea sandwiches, just the right size to enjoy with a cold beverage on the beach! I

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Peachtini Cocktail and Peach Prosciutto Appetizer Spoons

When peaches are in season I want to make everything peaches! I live in Virginia and I know that just like tomatoes, there will be an abundance of peaches in July and August and then they will quickly disappear in September. So I am celebrating everything peach these days! Here

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Cocktails That Change Color! Empress 1908 Gin

Empress 1908 Gin is a beautiful indigo blue in the bottle and when it is mixed with tonic or citrus, it turns pink. Please visit my Instagram: biscuits.n.bubbly to see this cocktail magic happen. Here’s a classic gin and tonic recipe to get the party started and see the color

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