Witch On Wine:
Wine is always better when listening to the right music. If you want to get into the holiday spirit, get my Wine-terland Pompette Playlist to get you going. It’s curated sugar, spice, and a dash of holiday love. Some of the artists on the list: Kelly Clarkson, Mariah Carey, Harry Connick Jr, Michael Buble, and other fabulous crooners.
Sorceress On Spirits:
Alexis Ohanian aka Serena Williams's husband wants you to get into Armenian brandy. He teamed up with Flaviar to produce a premium brandy called Shakmat XO. Armenian Brandy became popular in 1800s. It’s still popular in its home country. French methods have been applied to this brandy and you will find that it’s referred to as “konyak”, which translates to Cognac. Oh la la!
Want to make fresh cheese at home? It’s a good time to sour your milk. Did you know that with just a little lemon juice or white wine vinegar you can make fresh ricotta. It’s actually pretty quick and easy to so you’ll be able to whip up a batch anytime you want. You can even tell your friends that you’re a “cheese maker”. BOOM!
2019 is right around the corner, have you thought about your travel plans? It’s a good time to focus on where you want to have some new adventures so that you can be on the lookout for deals as new year approaches. Think about what your budget looks like. Do you want to do one big luxury trip or a few bargain ones to get bang for your buck? There’s some spots in the US that getting a lot of attention. Of course, New York (my home) is on the list. NYC lives of to the hype, but don't forget about the rest of New York. I agree with the vote for Nashville. I keep hearing the city is wicked! Let me know where you go.