Cheese and Wine with Cheese Wafers

Today to go with our wine we need Cheese !  But what kind ? 



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From the best-selling author of The Cheese Course comes a new guide to enjoying one of the most basic yet sophisticated culinary delights: cheese and wine. Janet Fletcher leads readers on an international tour of 70 cheeses,exploring the best wine pairings and serving suggestions. From Oregon’s autumnal Rogue River Blue to aromatic Brind’Amour evocative of the Corsican countryside, cheese lovers will savor the range of textures, flavors, and colors. Featuring mouth-watering color photography and detailed, informative text, this collection of cheeses and the wines that go with them will inspire perfect pairings.


One of my favorites ways  to serve with Wine – My Cheese Wafers;





10 oz sharp cheddar /grated

11/4 stick margarine

1 t Salt

1/2 C Chopped Nuts / very fine

2 C flour

1/2 t cayenne pepper


Melt margarine and cheese. Add rest of ingredients and Mix. Make small balls and place on cookie sheet. Flatten with Fork before baking.  Bake at 359  for 20 minutes

Louisiana Wine Trail

Today is National Wine and Cheese Day ! 

A Wednesday worth celebrating. Today I raise a glass to all the local wine makes out there on the .Louisiana Wine Trail. 



The enticing green vineyards of Louisiana offer oenophiles (or novice wine enthusiasts) a unique Southern twist on traditional wine profiles.  Visit these Louisiana vineyards for wine tastings and live music amongst the vines.

Enjoy a bottle of Port of New Orleans or North Coast Dah Red from Pontchartrain Vineyards in Bush while listening to regional music during their popular Jazz’n the Vines concert series.

In July and August, head toward Landry Vineyards in West Monroe for a grape stomping to celebrate the harvest while sipping a glass of peach muscadine or blackberry merlot.

Looking for a wine event? Every year in May, thousands of people flock to the Crescent City for one of the most prestigious wine and food events in the U.S., the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience.  The long weekend event includes a Vino Stroll, Grand Tastings and is host to the Louisiana Seafood Cook-off annually.

I found this local bottle at our wine store : What a great label ! 


Wine Shop

We are a small family owned and operated winery located in Southeast Louisiana adhering to principles of quality wine making. We firmly believe that the wine we make is capable of competing with world famous brands.

Our wine is a combination of hard work of our wine makers and the unique terroir; it’s thoroughness on each stage of wine making and usage of up-to-date techniques.

In our wine cellar you will find a vast selection of vitis rotundifolia varietal and blueberry blends fit for your tastes and tables. Our friendly and experienced staff will help you to find that ideal bottle.

Muscadine  Wine is made using  grapes that grow in the hot humid weather of Louisiana. If you are lucky enough to have some growing : 

You can make a home batch using :

Sugar ,water,grapes and dry active yeast and let ferment for 6 weeks but unless you enjoy making your own this is a great alternative.

Born to be Wilde * Eloisa James

The richest bachelor in England plays matchmaker…for an heiress he wants for himself! 

For beautiful, witty Lavinia Gray, there’s only one thing worse than having to ask the appalling Parth Sterling to marry her: being turned down by him.

Now the richest bachelor in England, Parth is not about to marry a woman as reckless and fashion-obsessed as Lavinia; he’s chosen a far more suitable bride.

But when he learns of Lavinia’s desperate circumstances, he offers to find her a husband. Even better, he’ll find her a prince.

As usual, there’s no problem Parth can’t fix. But the more time he spends with the beguiling Lavinia, the more he finds himself wondering…

Why does the woman who’s completely wrong feel so right in his arms?



About The Book

Born to Be Wilde
by Eloisa James

The Wildes of Lindow Castle Series

Historical Romance

Avon Books

Publication Date
July 31, 2018

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Book Excerpt : 

Gentlemen didn’t kiss like this. And yet he couldn’t stop . . .

She tasted better than anything—anyone. She tasted like honey and spice, like brandy ans excitement.

Dimly, he was aware that blood was thundering through his veins . . . from a mere kiss.

The reality of it shocked him back into sense and he pulled back, ending the kiss. Lavinia opened her eyes. Annoyed. She was annoyed. Years of reading her face told him exactly how she was feeling.

“Kiss me again, Mr. Sterling,” she ordered, her voice husky. For a moment he just felt a flare of anger at that formal address, but she tugged at his hair.

He dove back into the kiss as if it had never ended.




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About the Author

ELOISA JAMES is a New York Times best-selling author and professor of English literature who lives with her family in New York, but can sometimes be found in Paris or Italy. She is the mother of two and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight. Visit her at

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