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Welcome to Wine of the Month Club’s Wine-Pedia: A Free Wine Encyclopedia! Here you will find a variety of articles and videos on topics ranging from wine and food pairings to informational wine videos, and much more! There are a few different ways to navigate this Wine-Pedia. To choose a topic you would like to… read more »

Recipe: Shrimp and Egg Curry

Adventures in Eating: Shrimp and Egg Curry Rosemarie | December 1982 Am thoroughly enjoying reading “A Woman of Independent Means”, by Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey. The main character of her book states, “I don’t know how children would measure time without holidays.” She hit a chord with me. In speaking with friends, I get the feeling… read more »

Recipe: Margie’s Halfway Cookies

Adventures in Eating: Margie’s Halfway Cookies Rosemarie | May 1982 Just recently, I purchased Maid Heater’s cookbook of “Great Cookies”. Some of you might remember her father, news analyst Gabriel Heater. It was recommended by a friend, and when I reviewed the book, 1 purchased two more copies.. one for our daughter Sharon and the other… read more »

Recipe: Carbonnade a La Flamande

Adventures in Eating: Carbonnade a La Flamande Rosemarie | April 1982 Barbara is a friend and a remarkable woman. While single-handedly raising 4 children, she managed to earn a degree in nursing and currently is pursuing and enjoying her career. In between all this, she finds time to entertain, and is not only a fine… read more »

Recipe: Pork Stuffed Oranges

Adventures in Eating: Pork Stuffed Oranges Rosemarie | March 1982 The restaurant profile is changing so rapidly in Los Angeles, that hardly a week goes by without one noticing another new restaurant. They are usually small Ma and Pa operations with a new cuisine to offer. America (L.A.) the land (city) of opportunity has become… read more »

Recipe: Rosemarie’s Baked Apple

Adventures in Eating: Rosemarie’s Baked Apple By Rosemarie April 1983 When our children were just little tykes, one of their favorites for breakfast was a baked apple, swimming in cold milk or cream. Since I made it so often, I started modifying the original recipe I had, and ended up with a light and easy version… read more »

Recipe: Spanish Beef Stew

Adventures in Eating: Spanish Beef Stew By Rosemarie February 1982 With the holidays safely behind us, are you ready to start cooking again? I hope so. The best of what is available in restaurants cannot measure up to a home cooked meal, both in flavor and cost. I think you will find the following hearty… read more »

Bianco Alcamo, 1980 – Fiumefreddo

BIANCO ALCAMO, 1980 – FIUMEFREDDO by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1982 The island of Sicily, (the football at the tip of the shoe of Italy) is our visit for tasting an import this month. Famous for the active volcano Mt. Etna on its east coast, the northwest portion of the island is crowned by… read more »

Wine with Food: Lamb, Pork, and Game

Wine with Food: Lamb, Pork, and Game by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | May 1982 The wines to serve with beef or veal was the topic of last month’s column. Don’t forget, the sauce, the dressing, or the method of preparation will make a difference in wine decisions. I hope you are saving these pages! I… read more »

Food with Wine: Poultry

Food with Wine: Poultry by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | March 1982 Do you always serve white wine with poultry? The answer is “no”. A lot depends on the way the bird is prepared, and the sauce (if any), that you use. You must also consider the kind of bird and the type of meat it has…. read more »

Chardonnay, 1980 – Danfield Creek

CHARDONNAY, 1980 – DANFIELD CREEK by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | February 1982 When the wine bug bites, it punctures the skin ever so gently that you cannot feel it, and there are no traces on the skin. However, it injects nectar from the grape vine blossom that circulates in your constitution for ever and ever…. read more »