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Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

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Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe

Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe Do you need something new and refreshing to serve at your next summer party? Gato Negro’s Merlot has delicious hints of berries and cherries with a lingering finish of vanilla and coconut, making it the perfect combination for a Summer Sangria! Typically, I would rather just have a good white… Continue reading Classic Red Wine Sangria Recipe

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Top 10 Tools that all Wine Lovers Need

The best wine tools on the market:1.Riedel Wine Glasses | Target $40 | I featured these in my Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, but they fit so perfectly into this post too. I promise you that these are the best wine glasses that you can buy for everyday use. They make bad wine taste better and great wine taste… Continue reading Top 10 Tools that all Wine Lovers Need

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One Pan Healthy(er) Sriracha Chiken Fried Rice

I absolutely love fried rice, but I know its usually packed with SODIUM. I love to make my own fried rice from scratch and I feel much better about what is in it (and it is not as hard as it might seem). Start by cooking your rice. I use instant brown rice. I cook… Continue reading One Pan Healthy(er) Sriracha Chiken Fried Rice

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Why can’t Tacos be healthy(er)?

I love no so healthy foods as much as the next person...but when I see an opportunity to make the recipe a little more healthy.. I'm gonna go for it! Healthy taco option #1: Make your own seasoning! (and its way easier than you think) Have you ever read the ingredients list on taco seasoning… Continue reading Why can’t Tacos be healthy(er)?