Tag Archives: Capitol Cooking with Lauren DeSantis

Let us give thanks for rosés this November 28th

Thanksgiving is a holiday that brings family and friends together.  Everyone tries to put differences aside and think of the things for which he or she is grateful and bask in good company. Those differences don’t have to be political … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Reviews: Recipe Rehab

Recipe Rehab is a food makeover TV show airing weekends on ABC.  Each week, a family asks for help lightening up a favorite recipe, and two Recipe Rehab chefs give it a go.  The family makes both recipes and picks … Continue reading

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Occasional Cookbook Reviews — The 150 Healthiest Slow Cooker Recipes on Earth

We love our slow cookers and are always on the lookout for new recipes that use them.  Not only for the convenience, but because they make some wonderful meals.  Long cooking at lower temperatures does great things to some foods.  It also usually … Continue reading

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Buying Wine Online in Maryland — Your Chance to Be Heard

Update on last Friday’s hearings at the end of this post. You know I try to stay (relatively) apolitical in this blog.  But there are two important hearings in the Maryland legislature tomorrow (March 4) on bills that would allow … Continue reading

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A day (or two) at the Wine and Food Festival

Cy, Dare, and I spent last weekend working at the DC International Wine and Food Festival.  We had a first vine tasting table.  And, like last year, we also set up and ran the wine shop to sell both first … Continue reading

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