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Blogs You May Have Missed: There's Always a New Way to Pair Food and Wine

A round up of local voices.

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There's Always a New Way to Pair Food and Wine

Blogger Richard Mora writes: We were pouring Jorge Ordonez Seleccion Especial Moscatel 2010 from Malaga at a recent Saturday tasting of Spanish wines at Mora's Fine Wines and one of our guests was from Malaga, so we asked her what to serve this lovely, vibrant sweet moscato wine with.

I usually like desserts with some citrus, pear, apple or peach in it. She suggested potato chips and said the sweet wine with a sweet dessert was too much. I tried her idea and the pairing was excellent!

Port Jefferson Village...A Hometown Feel

It seems like every week I find myself in Port Jeff village taking advantage of the small town America experience. My favorite place is Centennial Park, where I can go for a long walk (depending on the tide) with my dog all the way to Pirate's Cove, writes blogger Mark T. Freeley. Find out more about why he loves Port Jefferson.

Smithtown Blogger Gets Personal on Patch

Have you met the man behind JWG's initials? Patch sat down with John William Garand, a Hauppauge resident who shares his very personal essays, travelogues and poems with Patch.

PHOTOS: Kings Park Bluff in Winter

The Kings Park Bluff is a great place to visit all year long, says Luann Reifert, who shared some stunning pictures of the bluff in winter.

Kings Park in the kNOw -

Kings Park in the kNOw began when a bad batch of heroin killed a few kids in Kings Park and Northport.  At that time, Long Island’s youth heroin was LI's dirty little secret, so few knew it existed.  Unless you’ve been living under a rock at the Bluff, you all know our region (Suffolk and Nassau) has a large and very nasty youth opiate and heroin epidemic.  Some experts and members of the press are calling Long island the epicenter of the country’s youth opiate epidemic.  Learn more about what this grassroots organization is doing to educate the public on risks and decision making in the world of today.

 

Would you like to blog for Patch? Contact Lon Cohen at Lon.cohen@patch.com

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