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

Crisp and Zesty Sauvignon Blanc: A Summer Favorite 

By Barbara Hay ~ Imbued with fruit and herbs, it’s no wonder that many choose a crisp and zesty Sauvignon Blanc to beat the heat. Sauvignon Blanc is a quintessential summer wine, fruity, crisp, zesty and delightfully refreshing. With its notably acidic edge and the memorably piercing aroma of one or more of these: grapefruit rind, lime zest, fresh-cut green bell or jalapeno pepper, passion fruit, green apple, and the herbal notes of verbena or bay laurel, Sauvignon blanc stands out in a crowd. Even the least initiated of wine tasters could not mistake a sauvignon blanc out of the bottle. The classic rendition arrives from cool climates such as the Loire Valley in France, coastal South Africa or either

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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,

Drifthouse Restaurant by David Burke

Celebrity Chef David Burke, owner of award-winning restaurants around the country, will open his latest venture in Sea Bright, New Jersey! Highly celebrated celebrity chef and New Jersey native,

Creative Crafty Options

By Catherine Galioto ~ If one of your goals is to nurture your creative side, be more artistic, learn a new skill or simply make things by hand,

Love and Chocolate

By Barbara Hay ~ For a chocoholic like me, it’s hard to resist the intoxicating come-hither call of chocolate. While I prefer the darkest of chocolates, any style

Who’s Your Sweetie?

By Sharon Merkel Prudhomme ~ Valentine’s Day is upon us once again with the ‘ol wait till the last-minute frantic purchases. Cheesy big store mass-produced red cardboard hearts

The Nectar of Love?

By Barbara Hay ~ Recently some scientists did a study on whether foods can really be an aphrodisiac, or is it just in our minds?  They were somewhat

Fun Anti Valentine’s Day Ideas

By Catherine Galioto ~ Valentine’s Day. In your mind, it’s an over-commercialized affair whose obligatory sentiments suck the authentic emotions out of romance. Or maybe you just think it

Chocolate Carousel

By Joan Slowey Dellett ~ Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. Who doesn’t love chocolate? What is it about chocolate that always makes us smile? Why is it that we forget

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