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My Cheese Board

My Simple Holiday Cheese Platter with accompanying Wine and Beer.

Wine and cheese—a marriage made in heaven. I can vouchsafe for it. Over the Holidays I made a simple cheese platter that my guests loved. It made for a great center piece at the bar and elicited much lively discussion. Here is how I made it and selected the accompanying wine and beer. Try it yourself. Enjoy.

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Tongs in hand, barbecuing chicken.

Fireflies, Fireworks and a 4th of July Barbecue.

Fireflies, fireworks and a barbecue! This 4th of July is going to be very different from last year’s. Then, we were cooped up indoors, masked and gowned, fearful, while a pandemic raged outside. COVID-19 took its toll. The body count ticked steadily up. This year, vaccinated and confident, the pandemic under control, we are ready to live again. So, fire up the grill and let the party begin!

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