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Wines of France - A guide to French wines

Wines of France - A guide to French wines
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Blend « Anti Wine Snob JackaRoo Big Red 2003, SE Australia, $7.35 for 750 ml(49% Cab, 44% Shiraz, 7% Merlot)(Red Wine) According to my Google search, “Jackaroo” is an Australian term for an apprentice on a cattle station or ranch…. Well, that makes me want to say something cutesy involving Australian slang and barbecue, but I shall refrain from doing so. You’re welcome. In short, “Big Red” is a good description for this JackaRoo wine. The tasting notes cite flavors of blackberry, spicy aromas and a hint of vanilla oak. While I would have said that this wine was okay (not great, but okay), unfortunately, my Big Red had an undercurrent of unpleasant spoiled, nutty flavors that tasted as though it had not been properly sealed. Bottom line? wine’s website: couldn’t find

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Salsa roja (roasted red salsa) « One Particular Kitchen I eat a lot of salsa. A LOT. I am rather notorious for this, in fact. My friend’s boyfriend once innocently asked if I had anything he could snack on — maybe some chips and salsa? So when my awesome world-traveling chef cousin came to town for a few days, she offered to teach me how to make roasted red salsa and tamales (more on that later). And people, this salsa. Note that this makes a lot — a big mixing bowl full. 16 full size tomatoes, or nearly a produce bag full of roma tomatoes (we used roma)2-3 yellow onions20-25 Serrano peppers (remove caps) Note: this many peppers makes it hot. Let it all cool a bit, then run through the food processor with salt and cilantro (we had to do this in two batches)Stir it all together and eat with abandon.

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