Tag Archives: Traveling Murphy

Traveling Murphy’s Wine Advent Calendar – UPDATED

A couple years ago I posted this blog post that paired a homemade wine advent calendar (not the $99 one you buy with half bottles at Cooper’s Hawk) with a date idea. Well, I wanted to edit the nightly activities … Continue reading

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Murphy Style Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is hands down one of my favorite meals to cook and eat…over and over. I will make up any excuse to get my family and friends together to try out some of my new recipes or Murphy favorites. I … Continue reading

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Coming Home to Food at my Door

What foodie does not dream about someone putting together a delicious menu and sending all of the ingredients right to your doorstep? I know I have many times as I was stuck in a meeting that slowly ticked away the … Continue reading

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Wine Pairing: Sushi and Rosé Wine

People are always asking my favorite dish to pair with wine. Tonight I found a winner. Husky Sushi Roll from Fushi Yami pairs perfect with Lynfred Winery’s Rosé Wine.  

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My Hidden Gem: Clarks Run Creek

Everyone always wants to know where the newest wine bar is or my favorite hidden gem when I am looking for a glass of local wine. I have some spots but who would have thought a random trip to celebrate … Continue reading

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Date Night: Hardware in North Aurora

This weekend we had a date night at the new Hardware gastropub in North Aurora. This spot is known for the small plates that are meant to be shared, my favorite type of meal. They have a Hop farm on … Continue reading

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Wine Pairing: Apothic Crush

Last week at Discover Sycamore Tourism’s Taste of Spring Luxe Salon was pouring Apothic Crush. This red wine has the perfect chocolate and caramel finish that pairs perfect with these chocolate covered almonds. What are you drinking tonight? cheers! Traveling … Continue reading

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