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Argentine Wine Country

For those of you that don’t know much about Mendoza, Argentina try to imagine putting Napa Valley in Denver with the Rocky Mountains surrounding the vineyards. This is the view that comes to mind when I think of Mendoza, except it is the Andes Mountains instead of the Rockies, its Malbec instead of Cabernet, and the price points are much more reasonable for good quality wine.

Not your regular oil and vinegar…

I recently held a cooking demonstration at Con’ Olio, a local olive oil and balsamic vinegar retail store. Most people, I found, see oil and vinegar as fixed in terms of use and versatility. However, true extra virgin olive oil and Italian balsamic vinegar (from Modena) are each unique in their own rights and can be extremely resourceful both in taste and in cooking applicability.