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Gathering of the Bourbonites

Our annual bourbon tasting was cancelled following the sudden death of dear friend and Beaufort wine and spirits aficionado, Larry Bernard. Larry had been planning the event since last summer and had already purchased some small batch bourbons for an upscale tasting. A handful of bourbon-loving friends, who remembered Larry fondly, joined Vince and me for a small tasting last weekend. Each couple brought a special bourbon and we all sampled a bourbon-laced menu. If you like bourbon, you're going to love these recipes!This blog is dedicated to May Bernard and in loving memory of our dear Larry.Bourbon-Bacon Cheese Ball7 slices bacon, cooked crisp and ...

Take a Walk on the Healthy Side – Summer Salads

I always gain weight in the summer. It has happened every single summer for as long as I can remember. It's so hard to be active in 95 degree weather when you're a non-athlete, like me. Besides, catering slows down a good bit during the hot summer months. So, Vince and I tend to eat out more often and take afternoon naps and stay in the air conditioning --- and the next thing I know, my jeans are beginning to feel a bit snug. Thankfully, it's not so hard to reverse the damage with just a small change in diet. I eat soup to shed a few extra pounds in the winter and salads to shed a few extra pounds in the summer. The recipes this week are simple and ...