Marika Nemes Kadarka 2005

I got this wine as a Christmas gift from my mother’s Hungarian neighbor. Hungarian wines have a very different taste than French or Italian wines. This one is semi sweet and tastes great with food and by itself. I am sure it will be loved by my guests who can not stand the traditional, tart […]

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Wigilia in Florida

Wigilia is the traditional Christmas Eve vigil supper in Poland. Interestingly, there is an entry for Wigilia on Traditions, customs and descriptions of the food can be found at Every family has their own version of the traditions. As we used to do back at our parents house, we started with (oplatek) Christmas […]

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Joan Rivers breakfast

In the mornings, while I eat my oats, I watch CNN. When the news is uninteresting or the news anchors start being funny instead of presenting news, I switch to NBC’s The Today Show. Plastic surgery was one of the subjects and obviously Joan Rivers was invited as the guest. She was funny most of […]

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Know your prices

My local grocery store came up with a creative deal on 2007 Beaujolais Nouveau. Until last week it used to cost $9.99. This Monday there is a special deal on it. From a distance you see $10.89 on the sign underneath the bottles. At a closer look the sign says: regular price $13.89, with $3.00 […]

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