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Cheese Of The Month Club: Swiss Returns

Achievement: #13. Cheese of the Month Club

We had the pleasure of revisiting some of our favorite Swiss cheeses this month; take a look and maybe get some ideas for your own board. Continue reading

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Proper Cocktail Hump Day: The California Widow

Achievement: #67. Craft Cocktail Lab

We return for a second installment of our latest series to present a gin and eau de vie-based delight! Check out the recipe. Continue reading

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CSA Spectacular: The February and March Summation

Achievement: #11. CSA - Weekly Posts

After a too-long hiatus, we return with some farm-to-table recipes we tried out with the help of our CSA from Penn’s Corner. Take a look! Continue reading

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Jelly Of The Month Club: Wholey’s Boysenberry Jam

Achievement: #42. Jelly of the Month Club

This March, we attempted to rebound from two straight letdowns for Jelly of the Month. Our rebound prospect? Wholey’s Boysenberry Jam. Did this jam turn the young year around, or will it, too, fall flat? Continue reading

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Starting Fresh: Dinner And Jazz At Savoy

Achievement: #78. Savoy Jazz Monday

For our inaugural achievement of the year, we took a ride over to Savoy in the Strip District to enjoy some dinner and their Monday jazz night. What a time we had! Check it out. Continue reading

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Bacon of the Month Club, Part II: The Baconing

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club

In our second installment of tasty, bacony goodness, we move on to the main event: specially cured, bacon-club-only strips made by Crested Duck! Continue reading

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For History And Whiskey, Wiggle Down To Wigle

Achievement: #19. Wigle Whiskey

Like whiskey? Like history? Like to buy local? If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these, check out Pittsburgh’s Wigle Whiskey and their awesome weekly Distillery Tour. As you’ll see here, we had a great time — and we’re sure you will, too. Continue reading

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Give Us This Month Our Monthly Bacon

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club

We begin our monthly series of bacon tastings; our first subject is the smoked bacon at Marty’s Market. How was it? Click through to learn! Continue reading

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