Tag Archives: gourmet food

with love from the emerald isle!

Many wonderful things come from the land of the leprechauns!  Here are a few of my favorites: My best gal pal Lolly Guinness Stout Bangers Denis Lynch (our very own @thespiritofcork on Twitter) CHEESE! Throughout the year we carry a …

there’s no pasta like rossi pasta!

The selection seems limitless, the colors as varied as the rainbow, the fragrance, right from an Italian trattoria; and no matter what flavor you choose, you know it is fresh and all-natural with no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. It’s …

Labooko Zotter Chocolates

from austria, with love…for your valentine’s day!

Zotter Chocolates at Vine & Table gourmet market Organic – Fairtrade – Bean –to-bar I must say this is one of the most fun and interesting chocolates I have come across in a while! This family enterprise is in Bergl, …

eat cheese without worry

Being lactose intolerant isn’t fun when you LOVE cheese.  Luckily enough there are cheeses out there that are low in lactose.  All dairy-based cheeses have lactose, the natural sugar in milk. Fortunately, as the cheese matures the levels of lactose …

brilliant balsamics!

Bored with your balsamic? No more. We just received some wonderfully new and deliciously fun balsamic vinegars and balsamic jellies – yes, I said jellies – that could be your new alternative to the traditional. All from Modena, these House …

cowgirl creamery

Why do we all at some point in our lives want to be a cowgirl (or cowboy)? For me it was because of Annie Oakley!  Thanks to the stories my parents told me and the movies we watched as a …

breaking the norm!

People have been pairing cheese with wine for ages, and for good reason, who doesn’t love Bucheron with a great French Sauvignon Blanc? Or a Bleu de Basque with a Kopke Ruby Port? I DO!  There are some amazing pairings …

make your holiday gift giving say “wow!”

Wow. Can you believe it’s October and the Holiday Season is just around the corner?  I started ordering all the holiday goodies for our gift baskets in July so at the end of this month the shipments will begin to …