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‘Tis the season to bring on the figgy pudding

By Dixie Burmeister

The day after Thanksgiving while visiting our family, Christmas music was everywhere. Soon I was humming, “Oh, bring us some figgy pudding. Oh, bring us ...” Well, you know the rest. We sing about figgy pudding, but have you ever ...

Served in a decanter, boxed vino joins feast

By Dave Buchanan

Wine writers are among the few people who enjoy the indecision of which wine to serve for Thanksgiving. Writers, perhaps because their heads are full of options or simply because they are in need of something seasonal over which to fuss and ...



By Charles Ashby

Peace I’ve had jalapeño margaritas before, most notably at Peach Tree Distillers in Palisade. So when we stopped for lunch at Peace Tree Juice Cafe in Moab recently, I urged my wife to try their version. (I was drinking the ...

Here’s a look at ‘What’s On Your Thanksgiving Table’ answers

By Dixie Burmeister

Thanksgiving talk is swirling around as much as the fall leaves right now. How do you cook your turkey? Cranberry sauce in the can or fresh? In a recent Parade magazine in The Daily Sentinel, I discovered that The Barefoot Contessa (Ina ...


Celebrating the 100th birthday of wine legend; harvest update

By Dave Buchanan

Briefly noted ... Peter Mondavi Sr. of Charles Krug Winery turned 100 on Nov. 8, a remarkable age and a remarkable man. I had the good fortune to meet Mondavi a few years ago in New York and while the meeting was brief, the moment stands out ...


Gingerbread houses held together with royal icing

By Dixie Burmeister

Given that today is Nov. 5, there is definitely time to immerse yourself in the fun of the Palisade Gingerbread Contest and Showcase, presented by Guild Mortgage supporting all home builders, on Dec. 6. This olde fashioned holiday tradition ...


Cheers! Cold coffee

By Charles Ashby

Cold coffee When I stopped for lunch at the Peace Tree Juice Cafe in Moab recently, I wasn’t planning on having a drink. But when I saw Vietnamese Iced Coffee on the drink menu, I had to try it. I’ve had Vietnamese iced coffee ...

Cheers! Novel-ty

By Christopher Tomlinson

Novel-ty “A Farewell to Arms.” “The Sun Also Rises.” “For Whom the Bell Tolls” “The Old Man and the Sea.” Perhaps you’ve read these novels? Then you need this drink. Wait! You ...


Cheers! Ginger anyone?

By Charles Ashby

Ginger anyone? Ginger actually has to be one of the weirdest things ever. It’s a root, of course, but one that seems to be something more akin to pods in “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” than something one might grind up ...

Pumpkin will spice up recipes for the fall

By Dixie Burmeister

Are you one of us, a member of the Pumpkin Passion Party? It starts with the first cool, autumn-feeling day and an urge to set a pumpkin on the porch and put some pumpkin bread in the oven. True members start grabbing cans of pumpkin as soon ...

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