Category Archive: Food

Oct 11 2012

Dutch Oven Blueberry and Apple Cobbler

Ingredients 12” Dutch oven 25 charcoal briquettes 2 (21 oz.) cans apple pie filling 1 (21 oz.) can blueberry pie filling 1 box yellow cake mix 1 stick butter Ground cinnamon to taste ¼ c . brown sugar (light or dark) Directions Line Dutch oven with aluminum or parchment liner (this will help minimize the …

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Oct 11 2012

Dutch Oven Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients 12” Dutch oven 25 charcoal briquettes 1 medium onion, chopped 2 lbs. lean ground beef ¼ tsp. celery salt ¼ tsp. garlic salt Salt and pepper to taste 1 c. water 3 (8 oz.) cans tomato sauce 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce ½ c. sour cream 1 (12 oz.) bag egg noodles Directions Brown together …

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Mar 07 2012

Rachael Ray’s Carbonara

Ingredients: Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 pound pasta, such as spaghetti or rigatoni 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (enough to coat bottom of pan) 1/4 pound pancetta (Italian bacon), chopped 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 5 to 6 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 large egg yolks …

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May 12 2011

Bridge Trail Vineyards

Type: Sauvignon Blanc Year: 2009 Location: Santa Rosa, California Rating: 8 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Very good Sauvignon Blanc. This wine has notes of apple, peach, gooseberry, pineapple, lime, and grass.

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Apr 20 2011

Bramble Ridge

Type: Merlot Year: 2009 Location: Santa Rosa, California Rating: 8 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Very good Merlot. This wine has notes of cassis, assorted berries, black olive, and mild oak. This wine was enjoyed with cheeseburgers.

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Apr 14 2011

Silver Pony Ranch

Type: Cabernet Sauvignon Year: 2009 Location: Santa Rosa, California Rating: 8 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Very good cabernet sauvignon. Hints of blackberry, black cherry, and plum.  Enjoyed with a nice New York Strip steak.

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Mar 16 2011

Long Street

Type: Zinfandel Year: 2009 Location: Santa Rosa, California Rating: 8 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Very good zinfandel. This zesty wine has hints of red fruit and cranberry.  Enjoyed with pepperoni pizza.

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Mar 13 2011

Bodega Mariposa

Type: Sauvignon Blanc Year: 2009 Location: Santa Rosa, California Rating: 8 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Very good Sauvignon Blanc. This refreshing wine has notes of pineapple, lemon, lime, apple, peach, and slight hints of earthy grass.

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Mar 11 2011

Green Groves

Type: Pinot Noir Year: 2009 Location: American Canyon, Napa Valley, California Rating: 9 out of 10 Opinion: Received as part of my NRA Wine Club membership. Excellent pinot noir. Hints of blackberry, black cherry, and toasted caramel.  Enjoyed with pasta and homemade spaghetti sauce.

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Dec 11 2010

Svytury’s Baltijos

Birdsboro Beverage Company had a beer tasting today.  It was before noon, but I won’t get into that.  After some mild twisting of my arm, I decided to give it a go. They were offering some different varieties of Svytury, a Lithuanian beer company located in Klaipėda, Lithuania. They were offering: Baltas – an unfiltered …

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