Thanksgiving Recipes + Wine Pairings

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This week we nearly broke the internet with a Thanksgiving dish that a friend of mine created for our segment on a popular local daytime television show I regularly appear on.

Chef Corey Meier, from Create Catering, whipped up an English Muffin stuffing that made our talk show host, Jason Matheson, from The Jason Show 'oooohh + ahhhh' more than any other food segment as we chatted delicious Thanksgiving sides coupled to a variety of wines perfectly paired to the dishes.

Watch the segment, grab the recipe + order up the wines -- just in time for your Thanksgiving feast (see details in the SHOP page for ordering the wines)!

Thanksgiving Dessert Alert! I'm also featuring a delicious Layered Pumpkin Pie in a Jar recipe from my gal pal, Brenda, of A Farmgirl's Dabbles. Because who doesn't need a tasty new way to enjoy pumpkin pie this holiday season? Click HERE for the recipe.

Enjoy your bites + paired Sip Better sips this Thanksgiving!



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Five Simple Summer Spritzer + Sangria Recipes

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Everyone needs a good Sangria and/or Spritzer recipe for the summer, am I right?

This week on Fox 9's The Jason Show, I show FIVE super spritzer/sangria simple recipes for making your summer that much more refreshing! Easy on the budget and easy to make at home, making YOU look like a complete rock star at your next gathering.

Here's our Jason Show segment to get you started!

Spritzers

Ramona ruby grapefruit/wine spritzer from Italy! You guys, I LOVE this canned spritzer so much. It has seriously become one of my favorite things to drink this summer. I love to spruce this baby up by running a sprig of tarragon through a grapefruit wedge before adding it to a glass. Simply pour the canned spritzer over top for one tasty sipper! Get the Ramona here at Sip Better -- you can thank me later!

Upgrade your Weekend Mimosa with this one!


Grab your favorite bottle of Prosecco
, slice a few orange wheels and get your hands on W & P's Italian...

Sangria Recipes

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Long past are the days of the 'traditional' Sangria recipe. With so many more wines on the shelf and a slew of delicious bitters, shrubs + more in your favorite retail stores, I thought I’d toss out a few ways to make this tasty Spanish teaser even more irresistible with a few new flavor combinations.

Traditionally, Sangria is a blend of red wine, fresh seasonal fruit and a splash of brandy. The basics, yes, are a great place to start yet there are a number of directions you can take this simple recipe to add depth and interest to your backyard punch. For example, try making your sangria with a lush white wine like Chardonnay, instead of a more traditional ‘red’. Drop in a few tropical fruits to add dimension to the Chardonnay to expose its round pineapple-y, mango flavors.

Or, use a light and refreshing sparkling wine, like Cava from Spain to create a spa-like concoction and add ingredients like fresh kiwi, lime or basil for lifting its refreshing aromatics.

Better yet, use a dark,...

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