Dine & Wine

This Easter pink mimosa is literally sparkling

A glittery Easter brunch mimosa that will make your peeps hop with delight!

The crystal-sparkling sugar on Peeps got us wondering how we could bring all that glitter to a mimosa. We found it! When the Easter Bunny puts out this literally sparkling pink mimosa at brunch, your peeps will hop with delight.

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You've been doing bacon crackers all wrong!

Extra Bacon Crackers — Duplinized!

We just blasted the average bacon cracker recipe into the stratosphere of deliciousness. Forget those thin, Club-style crackers. Hearty Duplin Gourmet Homemade Crackers and a zesty  Muscadine Pepper Jelly glaze make an out-of-this-world snack that's irresistible on their own, but even better with a dollop of Duplin's Famous Cheese Dip on top. 

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This 2-ingredient holiday mocktail is Christmas Jam Water

Just 2 ingredients create the best holiday mocktail.

This super-easy mocktail is just as merry as all the other Christmas drinks. And it adapts to a version with alcohol too. Either way, all you need is two ingredients for this sipper full of Christmas spirit (without the spirits).

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Thanksgiving doesn't get any better than Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

The best Cornbread Sausage Stuffing (or dressing) recipes

Homemade stuffing recipes are so much better than the stuff that comes in a box. Cornbread & Sausage stuffing is a Duplin family favorite, especially with a splash of Duplin Pum'kin Wine. It's delicate spice and easy-drinking sweetness enhances the savory pork sausage while highlighting the apples and pecans in this recipe. 

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How to make a better hot toddy — with wine

How to make a hot toddy with wine.

The classic hot toddy is the easiest drink you can make, but there's one problem with the traditional recipe: it calls for water. Well, we fixed that by using wine instead. Hot toddies are usually made with honey, lemon, whiskey and water. For this improved recipe, use Duplin Carlos or Duplin Cotton Candy Lime in place of the water. Your welcome.

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Hot, bubbly crab dip. Or cool creamy crab dip. This recipe does both!

An easy hot crab dip recipe that's also good chilled.

There's nothing better than tucking into creamy crab dip, and this super easy version is equally delicious chilled or hot and bubbly from the oven. Serve it either way! Use your favorite crab, and be sure to pick out any shell fragments before stirring the crab into the dip. Blue crab, snow crab and king crab all work. Claw, lump or backfin crab meat is fine. 

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Battle of the Fall Pitcher Drinks: Apple Cider Sangria vs. Apple Cider Margarita

Best Fall Pitcher Drinks for Football Cocktails

Fall is the season for big-batch cocktails. Everyone has an opinion about which pitcher drinks are best for Halloween, college bowl games, the Super Bowl, Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving. So we put two top-rathed pitcher drinks to the test: Apple Cider Sangria vs. the Apple Cider Margartia. Find out what our testers thought.

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7 essential fall drinks to get your fire pit party started

These are the best fall drink recipes

Whether you're calling friends for a s'mores party around the fire pit or packing the cooler to catch the best weekend fall festivals, these drinks suit every crisp-weather occasion. First off, the colors are gorgeous. Just like fall leaves! Each one also packs cozy flavors. Some are sippers to pour over ice; others you'll want to cup in a big mug.

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Icy Orange Blossom is a rad 1980s throwback to Orange Julius

Icy Orange Blossom wine slushie.

Step back to the 1980s magic of hanging out in the mall, playing Pac-Man all day and tuning your Walkman to Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" while you sip an Orange Julius and act like you don't see your crush walking up to say "Oh, hey." That Orange Julius inspires the Icy Orange Blossom. Only, of course, we made it better with Duplin Orange Blossom wine. 

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Star Spangled Sangria is the only patriotic drink you need this 4th of July

Red, White and Blue fruit in an easy blueverry vodka-spiked white sangria recipe.

Chock full of red and blue summer berries, plus starfruit, this nod to the Stars & Stripes is an easy, all-American, white wine sangria recipe, spiked with blueberry vodka. One sips and everyone will stand at salute this 4th of July.

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