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Entertaining 2017-09-05T17:12:38+00:00

A Gift Horse

April 6th, 2018|Entertaining, Gift Ideas|

For wine aficionados the world over, a furry little animal on a bottle’s label is as good as a Do Not Drink sign, and is considered by the industry to be the proverbial lipstick on a container of subpar contents. These gimmicky vinos are known as “Critter Wines,” and...

It’s an Eggstravaganza!

March 2nd, 2018|Entertaining|

If you’ve read our tribute to the backyard henhouse and are keen to welcome a flock of feathery little chicks into your home, it's only a matter of time until your pantry will be brimming with eggs. At OR HQ we frequently send guests home with our oeufs d’jour...

Making Pour Choices

December 22nd, 2017|Entertaining|

For the family’s resident chef de cuisine, the holidays can be a stressful time, and since it’s difficult enough to produce a menu that pleases the entire lot, we thought we’d offer a bit of help with the wine...

The Hay Loft: A Cheesy Way to Give Thanks

November 16th, 2017|Entertaining|

Once upon a time, family recipes were passed down through the generations.  But these days it's so easy to Google a five star recipe for Ina Garten's Maple Pecan Pie ("How bad can that be?") that it hardly makes sense to...

Joe Needs a Drinking Buddy

October 27th, 2017|Entertaining|

Coffee — though extremely popular today — has endured a bittersweet journey. According to legend, the red berry was first discovered by an Egyptian herder who observed his goats’ elevated energy levels...

A (Mysterious) Case of Supply & Demand

September 21st, 2017|Entertaining, Gift Ideas|

Remember that little thing called “The Great Recession” that was in full swing in 2009?  Well, it made a lot of us want to drink copious amounts of wine (recessions and horses will do that).  With the economy in the proverbial tank, many aficionados...

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