Make My Day Smoked Salmon From Den Thank You!

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My brother-in-law Den sent me some yummy smoked salmon for Christmas.

Small batch smoked is like small batch good quality whiskey!

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Here it is with on whole wheat mini bagels and cream cheese (on my favorite Skyline chili plate from my brother Sam).  The word divine is appropriate.

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Add this excellent wine suggested to me by my friend Mary and you have the perfect late night snack.   The wine is wonderful, smooth and dry with a lovely blueberry finish.

There are two more boxes of smoked salmon, guess I will have to go buy more wine!

Thank you Den for the perfect “make my day” late night snack!

 

Today’s Extreme Dessert

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My daughter Haley and I stopped in for a glass of wine at this wonderful winery in Arvada, Colorado.  We tried several different wines passing glasses back and forth 🙂

Silver Vines Winery

imageNot only was the staff extremely friendly, the other patrons were chatty and helpful.  We had a blast.

Brothers Jeff and Daniel Chayer are the owners.  Jeff is the winemaker and Daniel is the general manager.

They know their business and who their customers are:

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Who doesn’t love chocolate and red wine?  Put them together and the brothers Chayer have a winner!

Today’s Extreme Dessert?  The Chocolate Delight which was delightfully yummy combining these two favorites, chocolate and Zinfandel.

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Check out their wine club, an awesome value, I’m going to be able pick up my wine in person, yay just down the street!

Wine Club

Paint and Vino!

 

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A group of us got together for a painting class with wine. This was our example.

 

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Yikes!  That’s not the wine, that’s the paintbrush glass!

 

image We felt very important assembling our pallets of acrylic paints .

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And off we go ….

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We really were all painting the same picture.

image It was amazing to see how everybody’s paintings went off in different directions.
imageThis one is mine😓😂

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It was great fun!