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by Bdklein
July 9th, 2020, 7:07 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?
Replies: 44
Views: 1442

Re: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?

This is now the popular one in the house:
by Bdklein
July 9th, 2020, 9:34 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Official WTSO thread
Replies: 641
Views: 67642

Re: Official WTSO thread

Will Clements wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 8:12 am
Peake ranch Chardonnay on right now
I’ve had this wine. I liked it quite a bit
I bought some from the winery earlier this year at a much higher price.
Seems like a great price for a good wine
by Bdklein
July 8th, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?
Replies: 44
Views: 1442

Re: Potato Chips - What's your Favorite?

Found these in the house . Addicting .
by Bdklein
July 2nd, 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Sedition Chenoweth Pinot -any vintage
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: WTB: Sedition Chenoweth Pinot -any vintage

I have a bottle of 2014 Chenoweth Pinot if that helps you . Not Sedition though .
by Bdklein
July 2nd, 2020, 6:43 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Del Posto Selling Off Wine Cellar - Auction
Replies: 21
Views: 1769

Re: Del Posto Selling Off Wine Cellar - Auction

Two-three thousand dollars for what was highlighted?? Easy pass. That operator has long been known for overcharging, in order to soothe diners and drinkers with their financial capacity to get fleeced. rolleyes I didn’t go to Del Posto all that often because the wine was so expensive (and they refu...
by Bdklein
July 1st, 2020, 6:41 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa winery visiting status update please
Replies: 30
Views: 1811

Re: Napa winery visiting status update please

Michael Feldman wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 4:15 pm
Joel S Morris wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 11:06 am
Nope; if they'll have me, I'm going!
So you will travel cross country for 6 hours on a plane that is full because the airlines refuse to practice social distancing. Hope to go to a few Napa wineries because you are sick of staying at home?
Helping the economy at least !!!
by Bdklein
June 29th, 2020, 10:09 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Napa winery visiting status update please
Replies: 30
Views: 1811

Re: Napa winery visiting status update please

Joel S Morris wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 4:35 am
We have a trip to Napa from the east coast planned later this month & would appreciate any update on the status of visiting the wineries there since some restrictions have started to be reinstated in CA.

Thanks Joel
South Florida or California. Tough choice. Good luck with either .
by Bdklein
June 28th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Making bacon at home
Replies: 26
Views: 761

Re: Making bacon at home

Mike Maguire wrote:
June 26th, 2020, 1:28 pm
I would appreciate any thoughts or favorite recipes .
Cooking bacon or turning pork into bacon?
by Bdklein
June 24th, 2020, 11:29 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 282
Views: 15426

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

I enjoy it too!
by Bdklein
June 24th, 2020, 7:40 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...
Replies: 131
Views: 3978

Re: Lets play...I HAVE NEVER...

Robert.A.Jr. wrote:
June 24th, 2020, 7:00 pm

Today I would do naughty things
Whatever floats your boat .
I have never done naughty things to/with a wine bottle .
by Bdklein
June 19th, 2020, 1:33 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Rice
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: Rice

Thx! I can see getting rid of Aunt Jemima, but perhaps Uncle Ben ( I don't know the history) , but is the Indian woman offensive?
by Bdklein
June 19th, 2020, 1:30 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Suggestions on Cow
Replies: 9
Views: 542

Re: Suggestions on Cow

No but I like the use of the word steer.
by Bdklein
June 17th, 2020, 5:11 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Rice
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: Rice

It used to be Uncle Ben's with melted Land O Lakes butter, sometimes with Aunt Jemima syrup, but ...
by Bdklein
June 14th, 2020, 4:30 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1584
Views: 84300

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Those are some nice looking meals !

One my favorites . Beer/soda can chicken.
by Bdklein
June 9th, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.
Replies: 51
Views: 1350

Re: Another revolting American concoction-and it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.

I am an American and don't like peanut butter , so have never had one. Maybe one day I will have a cashew , almond, sunflower , etc. and jelly sandwich. I have had cream cheese and jelly, which is yummy .
by Bdklein
May 29th, 2020, 2:52 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 63
Views: 2816

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

Whirley popper kicks it up to a whole other level
by Bdklein
May 29th, 2020, 4:37 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Has anyone tasted wines from Trump Winery
Replies: 67
Views: 2774

Re: Has anyone tasted wines from Trump Winery

Surprised they don't make an orange wine.
by Bdklein
May 28th, 2020, 7:35 pm
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: Late May heat in NorCal: how might it affect the grapes and vines?
Replies: 2
Views: 375

Re: Late May heat in NorCal: how might it affect the grapes and vines?

What about the effect if there is any rain this weekend ?
by Bdklein
May 28th, 2020, 3:23 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Anybody buying PerUs
Replies: 12
Views: 846

Re: Anybody buying PerUs

Anybody buying ?? I'm not buying . just curious
by Bdklein
May 28th, 2020, 9:44 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Late May heat in NorCal...how will early heat affect grapes?
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Re: Late May heat in NorCal...how will early heat affect grapes?

And then followed by possible rain?

You may want to post in the ITB thread for 2020 weather for Western US
by Bdklein
May 26th, 2020, 1:23 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Argentina Wines to Try Before You Die
Replies: 36
Views: 2720

Re: Argentina Wines to Try Before You Die

I had a glass of Mainque Chardonnay and it was awesome!!
by Bdklein
May 24th, 2020, 8:11 pm
Forum: Wine 101: The Basics
Topic: TEST
Replies: 1
Views: 376

Re: TEST

Nope
by Bdklein
May 24th, 2020, 1:36 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12025
Views: 448814

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

This :
by Bdklein
May 24th, 2020, 1:33 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75
Replies: 120
Views: 5896

Re: Favorite Cabernet Producers Under $75

Becklyn NV
by Bdklein
May 24th, 2020, 11:16 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $225 Cab discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 5408

Re: $225 Cab discussion

Lots of folks on this website would get knocked out if they said to a person what they were emboldened to instead type on a keyboard. true on any blog/bulletin board on any topic Not me . One of my proudest traits Is I would would never say something behind their back or anonymously or behind a key...
by Bdklein
May 23rd, 2020, 1:13 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.
Replies: 84
Views: 5589

Re: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.

A good friend of mine received a 1961 Palmer as a gift around 15 years ago, and it was purchased at that time . Any guesses what it cost then ? Or is there some (free) website out there for this ? We are both curious , thanks . Probably not that different from what it is now; around $1500 with a po...
by Bdklein
May 23rd, 2020, 11:12 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: Has anyone used an air fryer?
Replies: 26
Views: 2805

Re: Has anyone used an air fryer?

Bumping . Any further info to share . My wife just bought one . Seems like a waste of money and space -haven't told he that -yet.
by Bdklein
May 23rd, 2020, 11:10 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.
Replies: 84
Views: 5589

Re: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.

A good friend of mine received a 1961 Palmer as a gift around 15 years ago, and it was purchased at that time . Any guesses what it cost then ? Or is there some (free) website out there for this ? We are both curious , thanks . Probably not that different from what it is now; around $1500 with a po...
by Bdklein
May 22nd, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: $225 Cab discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 5408

Re: $225 Cab discussion

I just pulled the trigger on a 2015 Shafer Hillside Select. I've never had a SHS, but I hope it's worth the $49 I got it for! I've yet to pay more than $200 for a bottle of wine, so I'm not sure how a lot of these high end Cabs stack up. Please share how you got SHS for $49 Maybe the 1 is missing ?
by Bdklein
May 22nd, 2020, 5:15 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.
Replies: 84
Views: 5589

Re: The anomaly that is Chateau Palmer.

A good friend of mine received a 1961 Palmer as a gift around 15 years ago, and it was purchased at that time . Any guesses what it cost then ? Or is there some (free) website out there for this ? We are both curious , thanks .
by Bdklein
May 22nd, 2020, 6:42 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 63
Views: 2816

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

I use the whirly pop on a glass GE top. No scratches because you don't shake the whirlypop, you just turn the crank. Thanks Jim, much appreciated.Maiden voyage tonite. Yup no damage . Jiffypop causes damage . Good luck . Please let us know how it goes. I recommend heating up the oil/butter/whatever...
by Bdklein
May 21st, 2020, 12:15 am
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1584
Views: 84300

Re: What did you cook tonight?

On Saturday, I was craving some pasta and was also craving scallops, but didn't want anything too heavy. I found a great recipe that called for fresh corn to be cooked and then pureed to make the "cream" in the sauce. My blend was on the fritz and my hand blend didn't do too well in getting it very...
by Bdklein
May 18th, 2020, 3:08 am
Forum: Cellar Rats (ITB)
Topic: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread
Replies: 282
Views: 15426

Re: 2020 West Coast Weather and Farming Thread

Good story in NY Times a few days ago about growers deepening concern about wineries cutting back fruit purchases. Going to be some pain on all sides of this thing. If anyone could find and post that story? I'm obviously just a dumb hillbilly! Might be behind a paywall: https://www.nytimes.com/2020...
by Bdklein
May 17th, 2020, 4:06 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: What did you cook tonight?
Replies: 1584
Views: 84300

Re: What did you cook tonight?

Those are some nice looking dishes .

Tonight was beer can chicken. So good and easy (beats cooking pieces of chicken).
by Bdklein
May 16th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: What bottle of wine did you open today?
Replies: 12025
Views: 448814

Re: What bottle of wine did you open today?

2016 Myriad Tofanelli Semillon. Yummy!!!
by Bdklein
May 16th, 2020, 2:19 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: California Whites -- What Are You Drinking?
Replies: 42
Views: 1944

Re: California Whites -- What Are You Drinking?

2016 Myriad Semillon right now. Yum!!
by Bdklein
May 16th, 2020, 6:17 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: CBS This Morning - 5/16 w/ Dirty and Rowdy
Replies: 17
Views: 1528

Re: CBS This Morning - 5/16 w/ Dirty and Rowdy

Very cool!!!
by Bdklein
May 15th, 2020, 8:29 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 63
Views: 2816

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

We've been eating the blue and ladyfinger . We love the blue .

Up to you if you like crunchy, fluffy , etc .

Lots of options here:

https://amishcountrypopcorn.com/
by Bdklein
May 15th, 2020, 2:52 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paumanok (Long Island Winery) Instagram Live
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Re: Paumanok (Long Island Winery) Instagram Live

Perhaps they would be best served by posting here a bit more often. If I was a winemaker/winery I sure would.
by Bdklein
May 15th, 2020, 8:20 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: Paumanok (Long Island Winery) Instagram Live
Replies: 4
Views: 150

Paumanok (Long Island Winery) Instagram Live

They do make some fine wines . Join us this Sunday, May 17 at 11 AM on Instagram Live as winemaker Kareem Massoud interviews his parents, Paumanok founders and proprietors, Charles & Ursula Massoud. This will be the first in a series of interviews going back to Paumanok's inception and through the y...
by Bdklein
May 14th, 2020, 2:01 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: TotalWine BDX Futures LIVE
Replies: 93
Views: 6632

Re: TotalWine BDX Futures LIVE

I think we need a Zoom call... I only drink on Zoom. Todd and Fu got me hammered last weekend. Granted, I showed up fully primed. I hope I gave no legal opinions. I had/have three board / executive committee meetings for organizations I’m involved with this week via Zoom. Wanted to drink during all...
by Bdklein
May 14th, 2020, 1:22 pm
Forum: Commerce Corner - Wine Classifieds
Topic: LTB: 2015 Mongeard Mugneret Grand Echezeaux
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: LTB: 2015 Mongeard Mugneret Grand Echezeaux

You people posted in the feedback area-wrong place
by Bdklein
May 14th, 2020, 8:38 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 7682

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

not confirmed info: but from what I have heard they are in the process of taking back some of their contracts to put those grapes into future production so they will be increasing total bottles over the next few vintages - for anyone who is waiting Anybody have any insight on this? Bruce, there was...
by Bdklein
May 14th, 2020, 3:39 am
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official Screaming Eagle Waitlist Thread
Replies: 76
Views: 12866

Re: The Official Screaming Eagle Waitlist Thread

Anybody recently move off the waitlist and get an allocation?
by Bdklein
May 13th, 2020, 7:47 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 7682

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

Seth L. wrote:
July 13th, 2018, 10:25 am
not confirmed info: but from what I have heard they are in the process of taking back some of their contracts to put those grapes into future production so they will be increasing total bottles over the next few vintages - for anyone who is waiting
Anybody have any insight on this?
by Bdklein
May 13th, 2020, 7:45 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 7682

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

February 13 2016 and no soup for me (yet) How do you know when you signed up? For me, it just shows that I'm a member with no allocation. I don't think I even got a conformation email when I signed up. I keep track of every mailing list I have joined as well as the date I was allocated each wine fr...
by Bdklein
May 13th, 2020, 12:42 pm
Forum: Wine Talk
Topic: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 7682

Re: The Official MacDonald Waitlist Thread

February 13 2016 and no soup for me (yet)
by Bdklein
May 12th, 2020, 6:43 pm
Forum: Epicurean Exploits - Food and Recipes
Topic: How do you prepare popcorn?
Replies: 63
Views: 2816

Re: How do you prepare popcorn?

Rick Bollig wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 2:24 pm
Bdklein wrote:
May 12th, 2020, 12:29 pm
Rick , have you tried the Whitley Popper yet?
Yes, what a great popper! I’ve been popping about every 2-3 days. Using ghee and a tiny amount of Flavacol (the container I purchased will last the rest of my life). Delicious.
Cool 😎 beans!!!

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