Tucson: Arizona wine tasting, chocolate fundraiser, zin, blues, BBQ

A Taste of 40 Arizona Wines – April 3 First Annual Arizona Wine Tasting Event CataVinos Wine Shoppe 3063 N. Alvernon Way, 1 block south of Ft. Lowell Sunday – 2 to 5 p.m. $15.00 cover, $5.00 discount for purchase over $50.00, FREE with case purchase Drink Arizona! Taste what Arizona wines from both the northern and southern part of the state. Sample wines from  Page Spring Cellars, Arizona Stronghold, Bitter Creek Wines, Dribble Creek Wines, Carlson Creek Vineyards, Lightning Ridge Cellars, Canelo Hill, Charron Vineyards and Winery, Kief Joshua Vineyards, and Rancho Rossa will be tasted and available for
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Tucson: Lindy’s & CeeDee’s Jamaican on Food Network Meat & Potatoes

Tucson restaurant — Lindy’s on 4th will be on the Food Network’s Meat & Potatoes  – April 4. Tucson restaurant — CeeDee’s Jamaican Kitchen will be on the Food Network’s Meat & Potatoes – May 16. Tucson is officially on the food map! (from the press release) Premiering Monday, April 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT “Burger Mania” Host Rahm Fama tracks down some of the country’s most unique burger creations. First, he finds a decadent Whiskey King Burger topped with applewood bacon, foie gras and bleu cheese at Iron Chef Jose Garces’ Village Whiskey in Philadelphia. Then, Rahm heads west
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Healthy Eating

Nutrition Nugget: To Meat or Not To Meat I spoke at a Wellness gathering this past Friday evening. For the second time this year my presentation was interrupted by a person calling out, “Is this about being vegan?” My reply, “No, it is not.” Just as I was about to resume the discussion, the second question hit, “Is this about being a vegetarian?” Again my reply, “No, it is not.” Then the final question hit, “Well, are you?” My answer, “No I am not. Does that make a difference?” I suppose it did because the restless native settled down and
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We really do like veggies..

I was hungry yesterday and wanted something for a snack, but didn’t have very many choices. After looking through my fridge and not finding much, I decided to make some broccoli. Since I was in a hurry to go to my sorority house, I just decided to bring everything with me and cook it there. All I did was boil the broccoli and then add 1 tablespoon of Kraft parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and garlic. I knew this snack would be very healthy because the broccoli was 20 calories for a serving and the parmesan cheese was 25 calories for
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Alpha Chi Pot Luck

Over the weekend, we had a sorority pot luck for the new members. Each semester we receive wonderful new ladies and take them through their new member process. Since their new member process is coming to an end, we wanted to celebrate with the nationals test and pot luck before their Initiation. This pot luck was a huge success. By having every member in our sorority bring food, we had plenty of food for everyone. The freshmen were in charge of bringing desserts. The sophomores were in charge of bringing main dishes. The juniors were in charge of bringing side
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My Fitness Pal Application

I recently downloaded another great application on my droid. It wasn’t hard to find because it was one of the top rated applications, so I just decided to download it for free and see what it was like. After downloading the app, I now understand why it is one of the top free health and fitness apps…it is really cool and useful. What this application basically does is track everything you eat. When you first sign up for the free account, you put in your height, weight and age. It then asks you if you are looking to maintain your
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50 Shots of America–Idaho

What I know of Idaho is what I saw on the 5# sack of potatoes as a kid: what it’s shaped like and potatoes come from there. It’s one of the few states I could pick out on an unlabeled map, thanks to their simple but straightforward marketing plan. No surprise, there’s a lot more to our 43rd state than I realized. After being excluded from the official boundaries of first Oregon and then Washington, The Gem State (so named as every known gem has been found in the state, including the rare star garnet) got it’s very own statehood
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Sales Networking Night

Each semester, The University of Toledo hosts a Sales Networking Night for College of Business students to not only improve their networking skills, but also to look for potential opportunities after graduation. Although I am Finance and Marketing major, I was required to attend this event last night for my Sales Class. Since I had never been to this event before, I did not know what to except. I had been to Job Fairs at the University, but never a networking type event. Dress was business professional so I put on my suit and went to the Union not knowing
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Restaurant Nutrition for the Droid

I recently got a Droid so I have been playing around with all the applications online. One very cool application I downloaded and found for free is called Restaurant Nutrition. In this application, you can literally look up any type of restaurant and go through the menu to see how much fat, calories, carbs, sugars, protein, etc. is in each menu item. I thought this would be very useful to know, but I never knew how bad restaurants were. I always knew it was a lot healthier to cook and eat at home, but wow is there a huge difference.
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Tequila, move over and make way for Bacanora – Cocktails anyone?

Tequila, move over and make way for Bacanora! What is bacanora? Bacanora is an agave-derived liquor made in the Mexican state of Sonora. Its origins are pre-colonial. Bacanora is a rare, sublime wild Silvestre maguey agave spirit made in limited small batches, on the rustic family ranchero, just as it was prepared four centuries ago, in northern Sonora, Mexico. Bacanora was illegal from 1915-1992 in Mexico and the United States. Bacanora is the the un-discovered third sister of the trinity: mezcal; tequila; and bacanora. As of February 2011, Cielo Rojo is the first premium bacanora  to be imported to the
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