Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 8

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 8

It’s that time of the year, again! Holidays are upon us, and it is with great excitement I share with you the knick-knacks of my absolute favorite things to do – Entertain! For anyone that has known me, knows that I can get little “extra” when it comes to hosting gatherings of all sizes (ask me about a whole suckling…

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Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 7

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 7

Harvest Time Stuffed Pumpkin + Red Burgundy Photo Credit: Wine Food by Dana Frank and Andrea Slonecker I’ve been not so secretly hoping to find my way around a pumpkin-related pairing post, but this recent excursion I took with my family to the local farm to pick pumpkins with the little one steered me back to pumpkin recipes. We ended…

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Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 6

Wine + Food with Teona: Volume 6

A few days ago, my significant other proudly and excitedly brought home one of the biggest local watermelons I’ve ever seen, along with a hefty cantaloupe… as much as we all love to dig in on those sweet, juicy and, most importantly, refreshing summer offerings, we had to get creative in getting use out of them as there is only…

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Food + Wine with Teona: Volume 3

Food + Wine with Teona: Volume 3

THE KEY ELEMENTS IN FOOD AND WINE A great food and wine pairing not only celebrates the ingredients but also marks a moment. That moment when all the ingredients (including the wine) come together creating a blissful experience and accentuate the harmony of flavors in the meal that can be almost impossible to forget. When wine is consumed by itself,…

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Food + Wine with Teona: Volume 2

Food + Wine with Teona: Volume 2

In this weeks’ Wine and Food segment, I would like to briefly touch on how we perceive flavors and why we like and dislike them before further diving into the beautiful world of wine and food pairings. ———— Fortunately, we come equipped with a very complex and sophisticated array of extraordinary sensory abilities. But, as you can imagine, we don’t…

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