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Savory and Sweet BBQ Popcorn Recipe Perfect For Summer Nights!

This BBQ popcorn recipe is savory, sweet, and has just enough heat to eat with an ice cold lager, perfect for fun summer nights!

Summer Cravings: 13 Gluten Free Snacks for Back to School

Want something better for your summer snacking? Avoid the chips, and dip into something tasty, instead! Here are 13 of our top picks for gluten free snacking. Barnanas Made from bananas, Barnanas are organic, gluten free, non-GMO, vegan, raw, and kosher. Barnanas are an exceptional source of potassium and fiber, have over 20 vitamins and minerals, high antioxidant power, […]

Summer Cocktail Recipe: The Glazier

Want to try something new for your summer cocktail menu? Check out the Glazier from Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel, located at 145 E. 50th Street, NY, NY 10022. All of the fruit and ginger beer (ginger being known to calm upset stomachs) make this a healthier-than-normal cocktail, and a sweet and spicy summer refresher! […]

Summer Travel: Finding the Best Windsurfing Locations In the World

Summer is upon us, and for many, that means vacation. While lazy beach days and lounging around the pool works for some, if adventure is on your mind, and you love mastering new water sports, windsurfing can be just the thing. Planning a vacation around sports can be a great option for those more athletically […]

Late Summer Appetizer: Charcuterie With Pickled Pear Crostini

With summer quickly coming to an end, and fall on the way, flavors of pumpkin, pears, and apples are on our mind. Chef Eric LeVine, New Jersey based multi-award winning restaurateur and author shared with us his take on an elegant pear appetizer that’s sure to please dinner guests. Wine Pairing: This appetizer pairs well with […]

Snowbirds Vintners Makes a Splash In Orlando With Rosé Wine Debut

On an unusually cool, breezy Florida summer evening, top individuals from the culinary community, as well as wine and spirits influencers, media, and friends gathered at Hawkers Asian Street Fare in Orlando to celebrate the launch of Snowbirds Vintners 2016 Rosé wine. The wine is owned by award-winning Chef Jamie McFadden, one of the area’s […]

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Zesty Fettuccine with Asparagus and Burrata

Burrata cheese and pasta: a delicious combination, especially when paired with the crisp, bright flavors of a summery white wine. Burrata cheese is, in layman’s terms, a soft, mozzarella cheese exterior, filled with pure cream like a little pouch, waiting to be opened. Much softer than you might usually choose to serve with pasta, it […]

Celebrate Summer With Chef Made Snowbirds Vintners 2016 Rosé Wine

Summer is here, and that means barbecue, fun, and friends. Celebrate the warm weather with a bottle of Snowbirds Vintners newest release, a 2016 all American Rosé, created for easy food and wine pairing.

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Farmers Market Pea Salad with Shaved Pecorino Romano

Below is a fresh pea salad, enhanced with cooling mint, spicy radish, and savory, creamy Pecorino Romano-a sure hit at your next summer soiree or outdoor barbecue and wine pairing.

How to Cook Octopus: Local 92’s Spanish Octopus With Spaghetti Squash and Leek Emulsion

Octopus as a dish, may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer inspiration. Typically found on high end restaurant menus, it can be a bit daunting to prepare-either because of those squiggly tentacles, or perhaps that beak, reminding you of those childhood nightmares from watching Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the […]

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Lavender Lemon Martini

Need a light and refreshing summer cocktail? Try this fragrant, tart cocktail from Waiting on Martha’s Mandy Kellogg Rye.

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling

As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your weekend with a few delicious summer cocktail recipes

5 Low Calorie Cocktails To Enjoy This Summer

This summer, skinny cocktails, antioxidants, and ‘healthy’ beverages continue to grow in popularity, especially as the beach and pool party season beckonds for you to come and play. We know that feeling – the kids are out of school, the temperature is rising, and you’re just itching to enjoy some fun in the sun! While […]

Summer Wedding Gift Guide for Brides and Grooms

Our Favorite Gifts for Summer Weddings Summer is well under way, and for many, that means wedding season! If you’re like us, shopping for the perfect wedding gift can be a daunting task. Of course, every planner will tell you that, as long as you stick to the registry, you’ll be fine. Wedding registries can […]