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Ski Weekend Menus, and Wine Pairings!

The Urban Grape | White Chicken Chili Corn Muffins

The Urban Grape | Snowshoe Adventure

This winter has us like meeeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhhhhh. I’m not necessarily complaining, and I’m not trying to jinx us into 100 inches of snow, but we’re New Englanders. We need snow, and we need sweatpant-wearing snow days by the roaring fire. Part of why we live here is because we enjoy having four seasons, even if part of the joy is bitching endlessly about one or more of them! The lack of snow has me, at least, feeling very blah.

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TJ’s Thanksgiving Wine Picks!

The Urban Grape: Thanksgiving Wine Picks

I asked TJ to pick three perfect wines for Thanksgiving and fear flashed across his face – only three?! How could I ask him to choose JUST THREE? But he came through like a champ, and here are TJ’s Thanksgiving Wine Picks for 2015. We’re open 10 am to 10 pm on Wednesday, with a free Thanksgiving Wine tasting from 2-5. Stop by to grab these wines, or whatever else might intrigue you! 

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A Tale of Two Pairings

Urban Grape | Wine Pairings

I spent all of last week with tonsils the size of small planets and a never-ending fever, so I didn’t have time to blog our Sunday dinner from Columbus Day weekend. It was such a revelation of deliciousness, and proof to us both – once again – that there are always many different wine pairings to go with any meal. Both expected and unexpected!

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Hammersley’s Roast Chicken

The Urban Grape | Hammersley's Roast Chicken

With the breakneck speed of school year re-entry, combined with an uptick in after school sports that overlapped with near nightly events at UG, I think it’s safe to say that TJ and I rolled into this weekend utterly exhausted. My dinners for the past few weeks have consisted of pizza bagels, grilled cheese, and something resembling meatloaf, but not really. When I saw the weekend weather called for a cold, rainy snap I couldn’t wait to fire up the On Demand movie channel, open the chimney flue, and get lazy with my people.

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