Brunch = sparkling wine!
Instead of England’s early Sunday dinner, a postchurch ordeal of heavy meats and savory pies, why not a new meal, served around noon, that starts with tea or coffee, marmalade and other breakfast fixtures before moving along to the heavier fare?
By eliminating the need to get up early on Sunday, brunch would make life brighter for Saturday-night carousers. It would promote human happiness in other ways as well.
“Brunch is cheerful, sociable and inciting.” Beringer wrote. “It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.”
— William Grimes, “At Brunch, The More Bizarre The Better” New York Times, 1998
(from Wikipedia’s Brunch entry)
Whether you stay up late carousing or you’re trying to figure out what to do for Mother’s Day, let’s do brunch this month for Wine Pairing Weekend! Continue reading
Did you miss me? After a rather long holiday hiatus, it’s time to “Get on the Good Foot” again and get my blog on!
First up: ever wonder how in the world to participate in a Twitter event?
I know I talk about doing wine twitter tasting often on this blog because I do a few of them each month (for example #WineStudio on Tuesdays and #WineChat on Wednesdays). But what exactly are the nuts and bolts?
This has come up because an online community that I am part of “Healthy 2015” is using Dr. Mark Hyman’s book, The 10 Day Detox Diet.
Because his The Blood Sugar Solution Paperback edition came out 12/30/14, he is hosting a New Year’s discussion on health, wellness, recipes, food, nutrition and all things health TODAY at 4pm PST.
And he invites us to bring our comments and questions and to get ready to win some prizes including signed copies of the Blood Sugar Solution book to participants chosen randomly!