Ice & Wine

While it has long been held to be a total faux paux, it is becoming more commonplace to practice this questionable ritual, especially here, in the peak months of summer. Here we offer our guide to when, how, and why it is ok in certain applications, and when…

To Aerate or Not…

Decanting can take forever (who really wants to wait 2+ hours to enjoy a glass?), and while some love the pomp and circumstance that comes with decanting a wine or showing off their prized design decanter, most people just want to enjoy a glass with their ready-to-go, warm…

Happy Hot Dog Day!

Hot off the heels of National Mac & Cheese Day is National Hot Dog Day! The origin of the hot dog is a contentious subject, and it appears there may never be one answer as to how this American delicacy originated in Europe. That said, go eat a…

Happy Mac & Cheese Day!

We’ll spare you the ancient history of this dish and get right into it: It’s National Mac & Cheese Day!  Go eat some damn Mac & Cheese! Cheers!

National Blueberry Month

*Disclaimer: While we were totally pulling your leg with the April Fool’s Day Cheese Wine post, this is not a joke* HELP!!! It’s National Blueberry Month and we have quite the dilemma… After much deliberation internally, we’ve never seen a blueberry farm.  Ever. There are no roadside blueberry…

World Chocolate Day

While we’ve already gone over wine and chocolate in some detail, for World Chocolate Day, we will look at a small window of the history of chocolate, specifically a time when chocolate was as good as gold. A brief history: Way, way back in the day, long before…

National Fried Chicken Day!

No one, ourselves included, need to tell you how amazing fried chicken is. In a sandwich, with waffles, on its own, slathered in a sauce…the list just goes on and on. Today is the day to treat yo’self, put the diets on pause, head to your favorite locale,…

Baby Come Back…

While we all take advantage of the sunny summer in our home of CA, Owen & Co. aren’t always so lucky in AK.

Their newest family member is having a rough day…