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Raspberry Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies

Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog sharing this delicious Raspberry Cheesecake Swirl Brownie recipe with you! Yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. This is the ultimate chocolate dessert… when a chocolate craving hits, this brownie recipe will cure it. It’s SO rich and chocolatey. And to kick…

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Caramelized Onion, Apple and Brie Flatbread

Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog! Today, I’m sharing a delicious Caramelized Onion, Apple and Brie Flatbread recipe — perfect for summer! Actually, flatbread recipes are fantastic any time of year but we especially enjoy them during the summer months. They’re perfect grilled on the BBQ, then served up as…

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How To Clean a Wine Decanter

How to clean a wine decanter is more perplexing than how to clean wine glasses, which I covered in depth in my last post. Decanter shapes and sizes come in just as many forms as wine glasses, but their nooks and crannies and narrow necks are harder to downright impossible…

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How to Clean Wine Glasses

Do your wine glasses look as spotted as a leopard in bright light? How do get them to look like they would be ready to grace the table of a Michelin star restaurant without employing a professional dishwasher and a team of sommeliers? There are many possible avenues to getting…

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DIY Cork Star Trivet and Red Wine Blueberry Pie

I feel like I say it every year, and every year it’s true… this summer is flying by! In preparation for 4th of July parties (I can’t believe it’s coming up so soon!) I tested out a recipe for a “red wine and blue” pie made with cherries, blueberries, and a little…

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Airfield Estates 2015 Dauntless Red Wine, Yakima Valley, $18

The Miller family creates this all-estate Right Bank Bordeaux-style blend with thought, exemplified in the precise percentages of Merlot (69%), Cabernet Sauvignon (11%), Cabernet Franc (9%), Malbec (8%) and Petit Verdot. Baking spices, toast and violet aromas include black cherry and cassis. The sturdiness of Washington Merlot provides the baseline…

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DIY Two-Tier Wood Produce Stand

Love heading to the farmer’s market? Looking for a fun way to showcase your fruits and vegetables, while saving counter space? Try building this DIY two-tier produce stand to give all your fruits and vegetables a functional, stylish home right in your kitchen.  I look forward to the weekends where…

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Support for Oregon Pinot Noir shows as IPNC nears another sellout

Melissa Burr, head winemaker for Stoller Family Estate since 2003, is among the featured winemakers for the 2017 International Pinot Noir Celebration in McMinnville, Ore. (Photo by Andréa Johnson Photography/Courtesy of Stoller Family Estate) McMINNVILLE, Ore. — This year, the International Pinot Noir Celebration enters its fourth decade, and the…

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How Does Color Get into Rosé Wines & Red Wines?

One of Merriam-Webster’s primary definitions of color is, “A specific combination of hue, saturation and lightness or brightness.” So, how does color get into rosé and red wines – from shade to depth to limpidity? Conjuring Up Color It starts with the grape skins. Ever noticed that your black table…

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The Difference Between Red and White Wine Glasses

Why obsess over red wine and white wine glass shapes? Is there a difference between a paring knife and a chef’s knife? Why not substitute iceberg for arugula? Yes, the differences suggested may sound dramatic, but wine glasses can span such broad differences in spectrums, too. That is because wine…

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