Posts Written OnDecember 22, 2006

Come on People, Give till it Hurts (and Win!)

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Today is the last day that you can donate to A Menu For Hope, an amazing collaboration of the world’s culinary bloggers. This morning when I checked the donation site, we had raise nearly $39,000 — which means that you have already shattered my expectations. Thank you for your generosity thus far. But, this thing isn’t over people! Donations are being accepted the rest of the day today and there are new prizes being added every day. Many of the Long Island wine-themed prizes I put together only have a handful of people in the running, so your chances of…

A Long Island Holiday Brew Round-Up

By Contributing Columnist Donavan Hall In the last couple of days I’ve made partial rounds of our Island’s brewpubs to see what the brewers have on tap for us this holiday season.  John Harvard’s in Lake Grove has my favorite locally brewed holiday ale, the Holiday Red.  The best thing about this ale is that it’s fully bodied, malty, and isn’t a spice tea.  You might recall how much I like pumpkin spice ales from my last contribution.  I would probably like spiced beers more if the spices were used more subtly to finesse the beer’s natural flavor rather than…