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Wine Pairing During the Holidays

by Chris Mauch      The Holidays are right around the corner and with it, the holiday dinners on Christmas and New Years.  Are you one of the millions of people who are serving ham? If so, then you may have some problems trying to figure out which wine to serve. Ham can be hard…

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How to Host an Elegant Dinner Party at Home

Hosting a dinner party is a great way to spend some quality time with family and friends while enjoying some tasty food. While not every dinner party has to be elegant and sophisticated, it’s nice to go the extra mile and host something really special from time to time. It could be a special occasion…

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Tips and Tricks for Preparing for Thanksgiving

Tips and Tricks for Preparing for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving can become a hectic day if you don’t plan and you allow yourself to get overwhelmed. The following are tips and tricks for preparing for Thanksgiving to avoid the meltdowns. Check Your Utensils and Cookware Planning the menu for Thanksgiving is a big deal, but cooking a great meal is tough when you don’t…

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Try One of These Spooky Recipies

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time for Halloween parties, trick-or-treating and more ghoulish fun. If you’re tired of the same party food at your work potluck or school event, try one of these spooky Halloween recipes from Blain’s Farm & Fleet.      Stacked Jack-O-Lanterns Mini Donuts – Create a cute mini tower of pumpkins…

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Chefs Around the Table

Join us for this fabulous night of food and fun while raising money to strengthen families and support children throughout Porter County. Let your tastebuds be tempted by the 78 amateur chefs who will prepare samplings of their favorite recipe for you to try on Thursday, October 14th, 2021. All proceeds from Chefs 2021 directly…

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Crown Point Corn Roast

    It’s time again for the annual Crown Point Corn Roast. Corn is king of the two-day event. The hours will be 5pm-11pm on Friday night the event will continues on Saturday from Noon-11pm, the beer garden will open at 5pm both days.      The Corn Roast is hosted by the Crossroads Regional…

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Michigan City Food Truck Festival

     A 2-day Food Truck festival on Memorial Weekend will be held in Fedder’s Alley on May 18th and 29th 2022 – located on Lake Michigan shoreline, celebrating culture and food. Hosted by Michigan City Parks and Recreation, the area is located inside Washington park.      Michigan City Parks and Recreation is looking to…

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Interesting Snacks for Adventurous Eaters

Interesting Snacks for Adventurous Eaters

Whether you’re a picky eater opening your horizons or a veteran foodie, you may find some direction in this list of interesting snacks for adventurous eaters.

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How To Plan an Outdoor High School Graduation Party

How To Plan an Outdoor High School Graduation Party

Graduating from high school is one of the seminal milestones in a child’s life. You can help them celebrate it with a memorable outdoor graduation party.

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Outdoor Dining in Northwest Indiana

      Our Comprehensive Overview of fine Northwest Indiana.  Please note, these are mostly high-end restaurant with positive reviews worth the drive, we did not include fast food places.      •  Bistro 54, 54 Main St.,  Hobart, 947-2817, www.bistro54main.com, open Thur. – Sat. only, full bar, Quaint old house on the waterfront with…

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