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Charlottes 4 Best Late Night Dining Spots

Looking for late night dining in Charlotte? You will not be disappointed. Charlotte has some of the very best late night spots for you. You will find a huge variety of late night spots. If you are into different kinds of foods Charlotte has it. Everything from Japanese to Chinese, American to Italian Charlotte has many more to offer such as The Diamond. cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by Stuck ...

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British Men, Chocolate And Nuts

One of the great disjuncts between British and American sensibilities is in the willingness to pair peanuts with sugar. The traditional British perspective is clear: to group peanut butter with jam (never, never jelly), honey or chocolate is the culinary equivalent of if not high crime, then at least treason of a low-level variety. Americans on the other hand, love nothing more than the savoury sweet dichot ...

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How To Decant Old Wine:

How to Decant Old Wine Today I would like to talk about how to decant an old bottle of wine. Today I’m going to be practicing what I preach with one of my favorite wines, A Bordeaux 1985. Normally I decant it myself but because I've got a bit of a shaky hand, I've asked the wine trade's Hamish Young to give us a demonstration on how to open a fantastic bottle of wine. In my house it's just house wine, ...

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Are All Wines Blended?

Today I’d like to talk about blending. When does it take place during the wine making process, before or after fermentation and why? First of all I’ll just talk about blending. Statistically I can't tell you this but I’m going to guess. The majority of all wines and wine shelves are a blend of some sort. Blending is the right of the wine maker to help create the wine that he or she wants t ...

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Turning Pleasure Into Profit – Wine Investing

Turning Pleasure into Profit - Wine Investing People usually invest in wine for financial reasons, but many people buy expensive wines to drink. Wine investment is gaining in popularity right now, not only here in the United Kingdom, but globally. If you are thinking of buying wine as an investment, then I highly recommend using a wine broker. A wine broker will hedge funds that are built around a specific ...

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How To Create A 5 Star Dining Experience At Home

Having a dinner party can be a really great night in, but creating a five star dining experience for your guests can often make it all the more special. Whether you are creating a magical experience for two or having a large group of friends over for dinner, adding some five star secrets to the menu can make the evening truly spectacular. Who said you needed to go to a fancy restaurant to enjoy a five star ...

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How To Get Your Kids To Eat

Children are picky and temperamental, which makes it hard to get them to do just about anything. At a certain age, kids simply start refusing to eat what you put on the table, or they start refusing to eat in general (unless it's candy, of course.) As a parent, you become frustrated enough and you worry about their health that you may let them get away with eating anything, but this isn't healthy for your c ...

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The Best Ways To Experience Ice Cream This Summer

If there's one food that's synonymous with summer, it's ice cream. There's a flavor for everyone no matter what your personal taste. It's the perfect combination of sweet and cold, and it's the stuff great childhood memories are made of. But you don't have to be young to appreciate the wonders of ice cream, it's the perfect treat for any age. And when it comes to summer, there's nothing like a heaping scoop ...

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4 Old School Cocktails For A Retro Party

Hosting a party that harkens back to the days of classic cocktails and that big band sound has become increasingly popular, but the right decorations, music and attire just aren't enough to whisk guests away to a bygone era. The right cocktails are the magical element to a retro party theme. Try these four old school cocktails to give any party that classic feel: cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared ...

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Lindt’s Gold Bunnies under Threat from EU Court of Justice

The famous Swiss Chocolate Manufacturing Company, Lindt & Sprungli has been in the chocolate business for quite a long time and are famous for their gold Easter bunnies. It has been a remarkable 60 years since these gold foiled rabbits are being produced and loved by the consumers. But it is just recently that these have come under a blow from the European Union’s Court of Justice. The European Union ar ...

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