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Aphrodisiac Foods + Wine Pairings on The Jason Show

Valentine’s Day Recipes + Wine Pairings Abound in my most recent Jason Show appearance! Click THIS LINK to watch! Kumamoto Oysters paired to:  Keush Sparkling Brut Cocoa Dusted Candied Hazelnuts paired to:  Domaine des Terres Dorées ‘FRV 100’ Ingredients: 250 Grams of Nuts ( your choice) 150 Grams of Granulated Sugar 40 Grams of Water Salt to Taste… Continue

Bubbly, Red or White for your Valentine!

This week, I had the pleasure of spending a bit of time with the very talented + legendary news anchor, Diana Pierce!  Ms. Diana has a new Facebook channel that shares a great deal of awesome local news stories called: What’s next?  with Diana Pierce. Catch Diana + I chatting to a wide variety of… Continue

Wine + Wellness — sugars, calories + alcohol in wine

What’s in your wine? This week on the Jason Show  on Fox 9, I chat to the healthy + not so healthy parts of wine — sugar, additives + calories in wine.  What’s in YOUR glass? Watch as I compare a few very popular wines to the sugars in a can of coca cola! For… Continue

Salty, Savory, Sweet Holiday Snacks paired to the best Vinos

This week on the Jason Show, Chef Corey Meier of Create Catering + I concocted a serious collection of delicious holiday snacks paired to wines of all kind — sparkly, red, oh + a holiday wine-tail to boot! Check out our segment with dear friend, Jason Matheson, of The Jason Show (RECIPES + WINES listed below!) Caramel Brittle Sea… Continue

The English Muffin Stuffing that broke the Internet!

Turns out our little ‘Boujee Thanksgiving Sides’ segment sort of broke the internet this week when Chef Corey Meier’s (of Create Catering — my catering team for Amusée) English Muffin Stuffing, became the talk of The Jason Show after our live segment on Wednesday went viral.  Otherwise known as STUFFING GATE, here’s the infamous showdown of Corey’s Stuffing (and my wine pairings!) versus… Continue

Wine Enthusiast Mention for Amusée

Minneapolis, One of the Best Wine Scenes in America Think premier wine travel can only be found in places like California, France or Italy? This Midwest metropolis offers unique experiences unlike any other. BY STACY BROOKS Founders Ky and Mel Guse of GYST Fermentation Bar With its northern latitude and snowy winters, Minneapolis isn’t an… Continue

Pumpkin Spice Latte WINE Alternatives!

Think about it just for a second… If you took a Pumpkin Spice Latte and deconstructed it, what are the parts of this favorite fall drink that you love the most?  The Pumpkin?  The Spice?  or The Latte? I broke up every part of this frothy delicious fall treat + gave you oodles of wines… Continue

New Wine + Appetizer Ideas for Fall Entertaining!

This past week on The Jason Show, I teamed up with my dear friend and restaurateur extraordinaire, Chef Asher Miller, of Minneapolis hot spot,  BookClub Restaurant, to show off some of our best kept fall wine + appetizer ideas for the season.  Try on a few of our Fall + Wine Pairing Ideas for yourself!… Continue

MN Winery Road Trips for the Fall

As the summer comes to a close, you’ve put the kids are back in school and the aromas of fall taken hold of the senses — it’s time to start making plans for the next season on the docket.  And what better way to grasp the season at its fullest than to jump in the car and… Continue

Summer Spritzer + Sangria Recipes

Everyone needs a good Sangria and/or Spritzer recipe for the summer, am I right? This week on Fox 9’s The Jason Show, I show FIVE super spritzer/sangria simple recipes for making your summer that much more refreshing!  Easy on the budget and easy to make at home, making YOU look like a complete rock star… Continue

National Rosé Day Picks!

He calls me the ‘Royalty of Rosé’, the ‘Mistress of Merlot’ and ‘The Princess of Pinot’.  I am, after all, his WINE DIVA and am so so happy to always be a part of his monthly wine finds.  He is the lovely + very talented host of his own daytime show, The Jason Show.  He is… Continue

Somms Spill on Nights from Hell

Every once in a while in the hospitality field we as pros have what we call ‘an odd night’.  A night that sort of has you left scratching your head.  May be an odd request from a guest, someone impossible to please or just well, a situation that has you thinking ‘what the hell is… Continue