Eat-Drink and Be Merry 2018-06-14T06:19:09+00:00

Eat-Drink and Be Merry

The Shore Food Scene and fun places to try

The Inexpensive Summer Wine Cellar

By Barbara Hay ~ There’s nothing quite like that first sip of wine after the hot sun gives way to a warm summer night. Best of all: You don’t need to blow your bank account or choke down vinegar to afford it. A good summer wine has three essential characteristics: it’s light, crisp, chilled, and super refreshing to complement the beautiful weather of the season. It should also be versatile enough to bring with you to the beach or barbecue and be paired with your favorite fish, vegetables, or other grilled delectables. Finally, a good summer wine shouldn’t be too expensive! Crisp, lower-alcohol white wines are antidotes to sweltering days and sultry nights, and they complement such summer staples as

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Belmar Packs in the Fun!

By Sharon Merkel Prudhomme ~ Come one and all-locals and visitors alike. There’s something going on for everyone and all ages. Belmar Movies on the Beach are back

Warm Weather Chardonnay

By Barbara Hay ~ If you’re a Chardonnay drinker, it’s time to change the register from oaked to unoaked or at least lightly oaked. While there is a

Memorial Day Wines and the Grill

By Barbara Hay ~ Soon, pools across America will open, shorts and linen everything will make their appearance. Outdoor grills will fire up to celebrate the Shore’s official

Rainy Day Coctail Recipes

It's Friday afternoon, Happy Hour is calling and damn it, it's raining outside! Fear not, here are two delicious drinks to try and warm your spirits!  Purple Rain 

A Bouquet Of A Dozen Rosés

By Barbara Hay ~ Spring, is considered the official Rosé season, when everyone starts thinking it’s Rosé o’clock somewhere! As we enter pink wine season, we find ourselves

Soup Hoppin’ Cruise # 3!

By Sharon Merkel Prudhomme ~ Soup! The one thing that can come as a snack, lunch or a dinner. It’s a great all year round food. Good when

HARVEST Local Seasonal Cuisine

By Sharon Merkel Prudhomme ~ February/March begins the much-anticipated crawfish season in Louisiana. Crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs, ecrevisse…..or in Yankee terms, AKA crayfish are incredible tasty little creatures much

The Modern Bride

By Kacey Roy ~ Maybe she’s gone on to get her masters? Travelled the world; worked her way up the corporate ladder. She most likely makes her own

Wines to Pair with Easter Lamb

By Barbara Hay ~ Lamb is synonymous with springtime and is another popular Easter entrée. Lamb is characteristically both fatty  and robust in flavor. To stand up to

The Grasshopper!

By Sharon Merkel Prudhomme ~ "Who would've thunk it?" This old-fashioned green and oh so dreamy, creamy adult beverage was almost extinct until recently. Making its comeback the Grasshopper,

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