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  • Spaghetti and meatballs

    Thoroughly mix 400g of lean minced beef (no more than 5 percent fat) with some pieces of bread (softened with milk) in a bowl with mixed herbs, finely chopped parsley, a beaten egg, and a fair amount of seasoning in a large bowl. Knead the mixture into balls, keeping your hands damp to stop the stuff sticking to your fingers. Saute the meatballs in a heavy ...

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  • Q: Can I transfer my Frequent Flier Miles?

    I am currently an Air France Flying Blue platinum member. As I now live in the USA, I was wondering if there is a way to my status and miles to Delta SkyMiles. Kevin Taylor, USA A: As I have often reported, miles cannot be transferred from one airline program to another. However, some airlines may be willing to consider matching your status, es ...

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  • Surprise Chicken and Avocado Salad:

    I was sorting out the remnants of an early supper I’d served for two guests the evening before and thinking of lunch for myself. I kept the rest of the half shoulder of lamb for another time; then tipped a remaining couple of boiled potatoes into a bowl to join the few remaining sautéed shallots and red peppers, slicing the potatoes with a sha ...

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  • Concannon Vineyards

    Sauvignon Blanc Selected Vineyards, Central Coast (2009) Vineyard Notes Our Selected Vineyards wines are well-loved varieties from select Central Coast vineyards and represent remarkable value.  California's Central Coast offers unmatched blending diversity from its multitude of microclimates.  Cool region grapes contribute distinctive fresh fr ...

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  • Professional Golfers with their Own Wine Labels

    Arnold Palmer Cabernet Sauvignon (2007) This cabernet sauvignon is the richest in Arnie’s wine arsenal, and its dark fruit flavors and aromas make it a prime option when pairing with a late fall or winter dish. Palmer’s collection is created using grapes from vineyards scattered about California’s North Coast region. The global golf icon ...

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  • CLOS PEGASE: Winery Overview

    The Creation of a Temple: Where ArtMeets Wine In 1983, Jan Shrem and his late beloved wife, Mitsuko, purchased a 50-acre vineyard with a rock knoll. They soon decided to create an unprecedented wine estate in Napa Valley, combining their love of art and architecture. The Shrems hosted an architectural competition sponsored by the San Francisco Museu ...

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  • Santa Rita Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon

    Heritage and enterprise are hallmarks of Santa Rita, one of Chile’s premier wine estates. Founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernandez in Chile’s Maipo Valley, this historic property was among the first to pioneer plantings of European grape varieties in Chile. In 1980, it was acquired by its late owner, Ricardo Claro, under whom Santa Rita reaped ...

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  • 9th Annual Miami International Wine Fair

    After business hours are over, consumers are welcome to take part in Florida's largest wine tasting, having the opportunity to sample thousands of wines from around the world while learning about the regions and people who produce them. ...

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  • Dos Caslir Pinot Nero

    The Cantina Valle di Cembra is among the highest wineries in Europe, with vineyards located on steep, sunny terraces as high as 850 metres above sea level. Created in 2004, the Dos Caslìr line of mountain wines provides the best example of Valle di Cembra production expertise, characterized by the incredible aromatic bouquets and the wonderful i ...

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  • Simboli Pinot Grigio

    In 1850, the Cembran family built the beginnings of the current company, which was formed into a cooperative in 1948. Located in the heart of Trentino, Cantina La Vis constitutes a collective heritage of winemaking that unites 1350 growers. Launched in 2007, the Simboli brand represents a selection of the most important wine styles of theTrentino region ...

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