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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wine Time: Graffigna Centenario Malbec 2014 and Grand Reserve Malbec 2013, Argentina

Grapes grown on the side of a mountain seem to bring a little something extra to wine. Whether it’s the soil or the weather conditions or the altitude, mountain wines often have distinguishing ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Dine & Dish: Great Chow offers buffet of choices

Great Chow advertises a huge number of selections available - and I can believe it. When we stepped inside the spacious restaurant, we were greeted by delicious aromas that seemed authentically ...
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Kenwood Jack London Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Sonoma Mountain

Two of my favorite pastimes are reading and drinking wine. It is especially nice when I can combine the two. So to get a jump on World Book Day on Saturday, I sipped this wine while reading Jack ...
By Dennis Sodomka

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Wine Time: Stellekaya Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, South Africa

Life is all about taking advantage of the opportunities presented to you. Ntsiki Biyela, winemaker at Stellekaya, appears to welcome her opportunities as challenges to be conquered.
By Dennis Sodomka

Serving fruit as a dessert is sweet and healthy treat

According to my grandmother, fruit is God's candy, making it the perfect ending to a meal.
By Melissa d'Arabian

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Dine & Dish: You can enjoy pimento cheese more than once a year

Come spring, Augusta is known for three things: pollen, the Masters Tournament - and pimento cheese.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Wine Time: Insurrection Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Australia

This Insurrection blend is a great example of the kind of wine being made in Australia right now.
By Dennis Sodomka

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Dine & Dish: Summerville Scoops has cool, sweet treats for all tastes

Summerville Scoops serves 10 flavors of ice cream that change frequently, so check the list before you go and then get there in a hurry.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Use simpler recipe to enjoy eggs Benedict

Making eggs Benedict is no snap, but this recipe solves one problem by rethinking the components so that they can be prepared in advance.
By Sara Moulton

Wine Time: Domaine Sigalas Assyrtiko-Athiri 2014, Greece

There might never be a better time to try Greek wines than right now. Quality is high, prices are low, and the industry is making a major push to educate North Americans about Greek wine.
By Dennis Sodomka

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Wine Time: Domaine du Tariquet Classic 2014, France

The Domaine du Tariquet Classic 2014 from France will be a wonderful wine for sipping after work, or on weekends in the warm days ahead.
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Brownies meld with pudding in slow-cooker cake

This chocolate cake is more delicious and more indulgent than any dessert has a right to be. And you will thank us for that.
By Alison Ladman

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Dine & Dish: La Jalisciense serves authentic dishes

I had an idea that we were in for an adventure when my brother texted an invite to a restaurant I'd never heard of before, La Jalisciense Taqueria at 535 Old Edgefield Road in North Augusta.
By Danielle Wong Moores

Wine Time: Cupcake Chardonnay 2014, Monterey

With great wine grapes being grown all over the world, a winery doesn't have to own its own vineyards to produce fine wine. Cupcake Vineyards is a great example of that.
By Dennis Sodomka

Baked polenta recipe ends endless stirring

We call it cornmeal mush. Italians call it polenta.
By Sara Moulton

Rice-free stir-fry is healthy take on Asian classic

Somewhere in the repertoire of every healthy-minded cook is a stir-fry.
By Melissa d'Arabian

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Wine Time: Otima 10 Port, Portugal

Otima 10 Year Old Tawny Port is perfect for the modern port drinker who thinks he or she would not like the traditional heavy port.
By Dennis Sodomka

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

Dine & Dish: Red Bowl a hidden gem for Asian food

I've talked before about the lack of high-end Asian restaurants in the Augusta area. Come to find out, you just need to take the short drive over to Aiken to enjoy Red Bowl Asian Bistro. 
By Danielle Wong Moores

Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016

Wine Time: Trivento Torrontés Reserve 2013, Argentina

The Trivento torrontés is one of the best, and the price can't be beat. In the glass, it is a bright golden yellow with lush floral and citrus aromas.
By Dennis Sodomka
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