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Social Distancing Installment #6: Earth Day and wine

Today is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day in 1970.  It’s hard for us to imagine (or in some cases, remember) the state of the air, water, and land back then.  Practically all of the major U.S. environmental … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Installment #3: Cook with what you’ve got

I’m the kind of cook who usually shops nearly every day.  Since we are encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, though, I’m trying to cook from what’s around here instead of shopping.  I’m pretty good at coming … Continue reading

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Social Distancing Installment #2:  The start of neo-prohibition?

In a recent op-ed piece for the UK’s Independent, Ian Hamilton suggests that closing liquor stores and wine shops during the coronavirus pandemic “would yield more for the nation’s health than almost any other policy intervention.” Hamilton, a lecturer in … Continue reading

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