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Mead is making a comeback

Many of us are looking forward to weddings again this spring. And plans are also being made for honeymoons. The role that wine plays in weddings has quite a history. “The term ‘honeymoon’ actually comes from the tradition of drinking honey wine for a full moon cycle after a new marriage,” says Jim Sperk, of the Northern Ohio Wine...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Crab & Corn Gazpacho

Sweet, sweet summertime is just around the corner. With the heat comes some chill—from this refreshing twist on a chilled chowder. Crab & Corn Gazpacho Prep time: 40 minutesCook time: 30 minutesChill time: 2+ hoursMakes: 6 servings Ingredients 2-3 C cooked and chilled lump crab meat2-3 C sweet corn + more for...

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What does cassis wine taste like?

Have you heard the word “cassis” used to describe a wine? Were you not quite sure what that meant? Wine experts use many descriptors to characterize the flavor of red wine. “Words like smoky, jammy, raspberry, cherry, and tobacco convey a sensory impression that we can understand,” says Jim Sperk, of the Northern Ohio Wine Guild...

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The Starving Chef Recipe: Crab Rangoon Pizza

Can’t make up your mind between pizza night and Chinese take-out? This recipe asks, “Why not have both?” Crab Rangoon Pizza Prep time: 20 minutesCook time: 15 minutesMakes: 8 servings Ingredients 1 lb. pizza dough (homemade or store bought)2 packages crab chunks8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature4 green onion,...

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What’s the Scoop? Frozen Treats is back for another spectacularly chilled season

What’s the Scoop? Frozen Treats is officially open for the season, with some cool changes, delicious new specialties and a mobile pickup window. “We decided to create the new window for our customers who like the convenience of not having to get out of their car,” says Maureen Crandall, who, along with her husband, Doug, owns the...

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