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Valentine's Day Open House Recipes

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Thank you to all who came to our Valentine’s Day Open House! We had such a wonderful response to the food samples we served, so as requested, we’ve added the recipes to our website! Below you’ll find links to each quick and easy, low ingredient recipe! Click the title or image for the recipe! Enjoy! Medmont Mercantile Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe Medmont Mercantile Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe Medmont Mercantile Southern Peach Preserve Dip Medmont Mercantile Rum Strawberry Dip

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Alcohol Infused Ice Cream & National Ice Cream Day

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Ice cream is one of those childish delights that we know we shouldn't indulge in all the time.... then as we become adults we find ways to transform those childhood desserts into delectable delicacies the kids can't steal (selfish? I think not!). Alcohol infused ice cream is not a concept we're new to, although when it comes to making it yourself there can be a lot of factors to consider. While adding alcohol makes for a softer ice cream, the more you add lowers the freezing point creating a new set of standards for preparing and maintaining its texture. This also means it'll have a tendency to...

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Wine and Cheese Pairing Guide - National Cheese Day

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National Cheese Day has finally arrived! We can certainly say we already used this holiday as an excuse to enjoy a beautiful spread of cheeses and a bottle of wine! So that got us thinking, how many people know that basics of cheese and wine pairing? In celebration of National Cheese Day, below we've compiled some tips on pairing, and a list of some perfect pairings you can make yourself!

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Memorial Day Weekend Menu Ideas

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On the last Monday of every May, we observe Memorial Day to honor those who have given their lives in service to our country. In true American fashion, we've turned the long holiday weekend into a time to celebrate those men and women, often in the form of cookouts! Memorial day provides a feasting frenzy for any foodie, below we've picked some awesome recipes for an effortlessly delicious Memorial Day Menu. We've even listed the ideal drink pairing with the main dishes so you can take your party to the next level!

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The Wine & Food Guide for the Modern Royal

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With the Royal Wedding less than a week away, we’re pondering less about what the bride will be wearing and more about what she’ll be drinking. Self-proclaimed foodie and wineo, Meghan Markle is set say her vows this Saturday and officially become a member of the royal family. In articles with popular blogs, Markle has shared some of her go-to recipes and wines leaving us wondering, “What will be on the menu at the royal wedding?” We’ve compiled a list that reflects Markle’s favorite vinos and create perfect pairings with her recipes, so you can drink and dine like the...

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