Learn how to create a DIY Bacon Bar - It's the perfect DIY solution for entertaining a crowd at breakfast or brunch! We’re taking bacon to the extreme with a variety of flavored bacons, bacon biscuits, bacon flavored salt and even bacon jam. | platingsandpairings.com

How to Create a DIY Bacon Bar

I’m here to teach you how to create a DIY Bacon Bar at home – It’s the perfect solution for entertaining a crowd at breakfast or brunch! We’re taking bacon to the extreme with a variety of flavored bacons, bacon biscuits, bacon flavored salt and even bacon jam.

Youngberg Hill Vineyard believes in producing unmanipulated wines - allowing the true nature of the vintage to shine through. Visit them in McMinnville, Oregon for a tasting of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc | platingsandpairings.com

Youngberg Hill Wine Tasting #WineWednesday

Youngberg Hill Vineyard believes in producing unmanipulated wines – allowing the true nature of the vintage to shine through. Visit them in McMinnville, Oregon for a tasting of Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc. #WineWednesday Last month I got an itch to go set out and explore some wineries that I’d not yet been to … Read more

Vendange Carmel - This Wine Themed Inn in Carmel, California sets the scene for the perfect weekend getaway! | platingsandpairings.com

Vendange Carmel #TravelThursday

In French, Vendange means “the grape harvest” – Which makes the Vendange Carmel the perfect place for us to stay on our recent journey to Carmel, California. I haven’t spent much time in California. Really, I just went to San Francisco once, when I was really young, say 10 or so. And, I made it … Read more

The Best Wineries to Visit in the Willamette Valley - Eugene, Oregon | platingsandpairings.com

Wine Tasting in Eugene, Oregon

Wine Tasting in Eugene, Oregon in the heart of the Willamette Valley. King Estate, Sweet Cheeks, Sarver, and Oregon Wine LAB are just a handful of wineries not to be missed in the area. Rick and I recently had the opportunity to head back to our old stomping grounds, in Eugene, Oregon. We both went … Read more

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Walla Walla Wine Tasting Trip – Days 3 & 4

Check out DAY 1 and DAY 2 of our Walla Walla wine tasting adventure. DAY 3 The boys started the day off with golf at Wine Valley Golf Club. So for us girls, that meant time for breakfast and shopping … We took a stroll into town for the farmer’s market, browsed the local shops along Main … Read more