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DeCider (Peanut Butter) Cocktail Recipes; #2

This is a personal favorite, a twist on an old fashioned. Rock glass Muddle 2 medium sized orange slices (inner flesh of the orange only), and one maraschino cherry 4 dashes angostura aromatic bitters 1 ounce simple syrup 2 ounces ten cane rum. This is a nice quality...

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Straws and Stripes Event to Raise Money for Soldiers

Straws and Stripes The Vineyard & Brewery at Hershey is getting set to host “Straws and Stripes.” The event will aim to raise money for organizations that serve soldiers with PTSD.  The brewery will release a new wine and IPA at the event. A Creedence Clearwater...

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DeCider (Peanut Butter) Cocktail Recipes; #1

This one is a play on your classic whiskey and amaretto sours, with less sour mix. Adding in the cider gave it a fun twist, along with the sweetness that the sour mix would usually add. 2 apple slices (we used granny smith-for the acidity) muddled. 1 ounce amaretto 1...

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DeCider (Peanut Butter) Cocktail Recipes; #1

This one is a play on your classic whiskey and amaretto sours, with less sour mix. Adding in the cider gave it a fun twist, along with the sweetness that the sour mix would usually add. 2 apple slices (we used granny smith-for the acidity) muddled. 1 ounce amaretto 1...

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Beer & Wine: Tasty Business Combo

Beer & Wine: Tasty Business Combo Have you checked out the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey in Middletown, Dauphin County? “We are Pennsylvania’s first all in one craft winery and brewery all in  the same place.” s Co-Owner “Merlot Mike” said. Five owners run it. “We...

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Thanksgiving Recipes/Pairings

This time a year, we always start hearing requests for some seasonal food recipes with wine and beer pairings.  Below is a list, with recipes, of things we like to recommend, they’re easy to prepare and pretty tasty too. Pumpkin Fluff: Beer Pairing: (Flash Gourd’n) 16...

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Thanksgiving Recipes/Pairings

This time a year, we always start hearing requests for some seasonal food recipes with wine and beer pairings.  Below is a list, with recipes, of things we like to recommend, they’re easy to prepare and pretty tasty too. Pumpkin Fluff: Beer Pairing: (Flash Gourd’n) 16...

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Classic Bordelaise Sauce

Bordelaise Sauce has appeared on menu’s still in existence as far back as 1882 in the United States.  It is however, French in origin.  While the sauce is still common, I’ve found that not all ‘bordelaise’ sauces rise to the classic concept. At its core,  Bordelaise...

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Farmhouse Pasta, with Hazelnut Ragout

Warm, toasty, soft, and rich—this pasta dish is perfect for a chilly evening. Or any evening, really. It’s quick and easy enough to prepare on a weeknight, and special enough to serve at a dinner party. TIP: As with all pasta dishes, and especially creamy ones, adjust...

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