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Wine Tasting at Johnnie Ganem’s

Wine tastings are always fun…. and those at Johnnie Ganem’s are no exception, except for the cost being more affordable than most!  This Tuesday,  Jan. 15  Benefitting  Social Apostolate of Savannah in The Rebel Room upstairs,  501 Habersham Street, Savannah GA 31401, $15 suggested donation:  RSVP:   marianne@johnnieganem.com

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For a super lucky year!

In most of the world, there are special dishes to eat on the first day of the New Year, which are said to bring good fortune in the 12 months ahead.  And in a great deal of the America, this food is some form of beans, greens and pork.  The beans are said to bring luck, the pork to give you health, and the greens to offer money.

 

Beans and Greens for New Year’s Day

 

Kielbasa, Chorizo, or Andouille sausage.  1 whole sausage, cut in pieces

Beans – 1 can each  black eyed peas, lentils, red kidney beans

 

Greens –  2 large bags frozen mixed greens

 

1 quart each beef broth and chicken broth

 

1 or 2 lg. cloves garlic

 

1 med. Sized onion, halved

 

Directions:   The sausages are usually sold fully cooked. If not, after cutting them up, microwave till close to fully cooked.  Cut sausage into one or two-bite pieces. Place in large soup pot. Add beans, greens, broth, and seasonings. Bring to a boil, then turn down heat and simmer for an hour.  Enjoy a wonderfully lucky year filled with good fortune, health and wealth!

Will serve 6 hungry people.

Note:  I use three kinds of beans because each was the favored one in one of the places I’ve lived—Red kidney beans in New England, Lentils in Italy, and Black Eyed Peas here in the South.  But obviously, you can use any or some or all of them as you wish.

 

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Savannah Rum Runner’s Bakery has Moved – Grand Opening December 4th

Celebrate the grand opening of Rum Runner’s new location at 304 Bolton Street.  RSVP by calling 912-355-4177.  They will have a special tasting menu featuring The First City Turkey Club (Roasted Turkey, Crisp Bacon, Cheese, on an Artisan Bread with Home-made Honey Mustard Sauce), Assorted Veggie Soup Shooters, Rum-soaked Pecan-Drizzled Mini Cupcakes, and Hibiscus and Lavender Petits Fours.  Tuesday, December 4th at 5:30pm.

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A Marvelous Cold Summer Soup

On a blazing hot Savannah summer’s day, nothing can beat a really good ice-cold summer soup.  I didn’t want to make one—my kitchen is running at temperatures hovering in the 100’s since the a/c system is currently non-functional and the repairmen are baffled.   And I couldn’t find a single cold soup anywhere in Savannah except for one gazpacho where they overload it with blazing hot jalapenos.  Then I thought of one of my favorite wintertime soups—Papillote’s Butternut Squash. What if I chilled it, I wondered.  I gave it a try.  After a few hours’ of refrigeration, I added a couple of ice cubes and sat down to eat.  This was pure summertime bliss!  Their slightly sweet, subtly spicey butternut flavor takes to chilling like it was a heaven-sent idea. It is perfect!

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Celebrate July 4th with FORM

FORM will not only host it’s second annual Ping Pong Tournament, they will also have a crab cake competition featuring crab cakes from some of Savannah’s famed local chefs!  The party starts at 12 noon and will continue on into late evening.  $35 per adult and $15 per child.  They will have several wines to taste and live entertainment.  You’ll also be downtown at the perfect time for River Street fireworks.  Call 912-236-7642 for more information.

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cSpot Meets Tonight at Flip Flop Tiki Bar

Join other creative Savannahians for drinks and networking.  Flip Flop Tiki Bar, 117 Whitaker Street, 5:30-7:30pm.  They’ll have $2 wines, $2 wells, and $2 Miller drafts…(and some tasty bites I’m sure.)

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Asian food

If you share my passion for Asian eats, then don’t miss tomorrow’s Asian Festival at the Civic Center.  There will be goodies from most any region of Asian you can think of….and they’re always delicious!

 

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