Author Archives: Kellie Stargaard

About Kellie Stargaard

Wine blogger

Eden Ridge Chardonnay and Eden Ridge Red Blend

I swear it’s been July for at least four weeks now! At least it’s felt like July or maybe even August. On Saturday my area hit 98 degrees. It’s not supposed to be that hot, not yet! I also learned … Continue reading

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Peace, Love and Light

I did have a post prepared for this week but in light of the tragedy in Orlando, I’m left wondering what happened to the innocence we once enjoyed in our country. It has been years since I’ve felt that security … Continue reading

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Dearly Beloved I Thee Red

Summers always make me nostalgic. It starts around the time the seniors are getting out of school and graduation is approaching. I remember the feeling of freedom after my last exam, the excitement that life was about to change. I … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Foodie and Wino

For years now I’ve been struggling with my weight. Actually I’ve struggled with it all my life. In high school, I stayed thin by not eating. Sure I’d faint or come close to it several times a week but at … Continue reading

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The Absent Wine Blogger

I think I should change the title of my blog to “The Absent Wine Blogger”, because that’s just what I’ve been…absent. I don’t know how other bloggers with full time jobs do it. After spending 8-10 hours on a laptop, … Continue reading

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Applesauce, Not Just For Pork Chops Anymore

We’ve all seen the Brady Bunch episode where Peter Brady tries to reinvent himself and gives his horrible yet now well-known impression of Humphrey Bogart. Peter walks into the Brady’s burnt orange and avocado green kitchen and asks “What’s for … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto Rigatoni and Herres Brut Sparkling

Every October I start watching low temps to see when I need to either make pesto with the remaining basil or try to bring a plant or two inside for the winter. Last year I brought two plants in and … Continue reading

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Creamy Chicken with Mushrooms and Wild Rice Soup

Rainy, dreary and all around kind of yucky. It’s October 1 and it doesn’t really feel like fall. The temps are cool but there has been so much moisture, it’s just been a muggy mess. To top it off, I’ve … Continue reading

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Middle Sister Wines Part Two

Aw, fall, my favorite time of year. Brilliant pops of orange, yellow and red have been appearing on store shelves for weeks and now the vegetation as well. I grew up in Florida and didn’t experienced a true fall. In … Continue reading

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Middle Sister Wines

I started this blog in August 2009 as an outlet, a voice if you will. I had just lost my full time status at my job of 10 years and I was angry, actually I was pissed. My husband and … Continue reading

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