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Sophisticated Sangria

  I was making sangria this weekend and I had two assets: time and a great Cab. Time was important because like many of you I am often tempted to “throw sangria together” at the last moment — or perhaps the last hour. I do give it time to chill, but not really the time…

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Super Bowl Preparation: Brian’s New Mango Salsa

  It’s the Monday before the Sunday where the world, or least the American part of it, ends. Temporarily. Sunday is the Super Bowl and the biggest day of the year for finger food. Billion of chips, millions upon millions of chicken wings, tanker truck loads of chili — all that and more will be…

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Super Bowl Idea: Brian’s Spicy Mango Salsa

If I say “salsa” what crosses your mind?  To most of us, the “salsa” word immediately pulls up an image of something red, hot, and sitting on a chip.  It’s as if Karl Marx were the Chief Salsa maker with the motto: “Salsas of the world, unite!” Thank God for diversity.  There is a world…

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Super Bowl Idea: Brian’s Frozen Mango Daquiri

                Brian’s Frozen Mango Daiquiri Ingredients [for one drink]: 2 ounces white rum 1 ounce mango nectar Juice of one lime or one lemon [tarter or sweeter as you desire] 1 ounce citrus sugar syrup Preparation: Put all the ingredients in a blender with a cup of ice…

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