Giving Thanks for Beaujolais Cru (not Nouveau!)

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As if Thanksgiving weren’t stressful enough for those of you hosting, you need to stop peeling potatoes and start giving some thought to wine. And if any self-proclaimed “wine snobs” threaten to make their way to your table, then those thoughts are probably pretty negative. However, Sexy Mother Foodies know exactly how to throw down [...]

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How to Hyperdecant Red Wine: Irreverent. Shocking. Outstanding.

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Hyperdecanting may be the Sexy Mother Foodie trick of the millennium. Watch self-proclaimed wine-snobs stand open-mouthed and aghast to witness the process. And if those naysayers really know wine and understand its nuances as they claim, their jaws will hit the floor when the realize how well it works. It all starts with a bottle [...]

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Sexy Mother Foodies Can Quick-Pickle That!

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The idea of actually puttin’ food by feels very “autumn 2011″ to the Sexy Mother Foodie. Sterilize? Seal? Process? You’ve got to be kidding me. Who really does that? (No offense if you do. Seriously. But my guess is that you probably don’t have three kids.) Instead, when those Tokyo turnips and French breakfast radishes [...]

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Eggs with Colored Shells

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A Sexy Mother Foodie would never directly point out the color of her egg shells. That would seem irrelevant. Self-indulgent. After all, wouldn’t a rose of any other color smell just as sweet? Actually, the answer is no. At least, not exactly.

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Slate Cheese Boards: Cool and Cold for Summer

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A fine cheese merits thoughtful pairing: think crumbly blues with cracked walnuts, well-aged cheddar with crisp apples, or nutty Parmigiano with cured meats. However, there is one constant in the world of cheese–slate is always sexy. So stop what you’re doing, head outside, wipe off a flat stone, and put some cheese on it. I’m [...]

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