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Wine Basics

It can seem sometimes that wine requires a degree to understand. It wasn’t always like this. Until quite recently, wine was an every day drink for most of the population. People drank wine out of whatever glass they had on hand. It wasn’t mysterious or complicated – it’s what you made out of the fruit

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Wine Types

Many casual restaurants will simply list three types of wine on their menu – house red, house white, and house pink. That’s a fine way to begin, but it’s also fun to stretch and explore the delicious world of wines! Some wines are incredibly sweet and taste like peaches. Others are quite spicy and taste

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Wine and Food Pairings

Some people treasure delicate spices in their food. Others want enough hot sauce that their eyes are running tears when they take a bite. That’s ok! We are all quite different from each other and that’s what makes our world so wonderfully diverse. Pairing wine with food is exactly the same thing. Some people adore

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Pineapple and Bacon Pizza

My dad likes pineapple and bacon pizza. Yes, you heard me right. I’m having one of his leftover slices. An interesting flavor combination! Goes well with malbec wine. What are you guys drinking tonight? Does it go well with pineapple and bacon? 🙂

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Spring Issue of the Mused Literary Review

The Deadline for the Spring Issue of the Mused Literary Review is TODAY!! Get your poetry / short story / artwork / photography submitted by tonight for consideration for the upcoming Mused Spring issue! It’s free to submit! http://www.bellaonline.com/review/

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Happy Autumn Equinox!

Happy Autumn Equinox! The Autumn Equinox issue of Mused is now live. This is the final issue of our eighth full year! It’s just stunning. This next Winter issue will be the first of our ninth season!! Thank you all so much for your support. The issue is spectacular. There are just amazing stories and

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Mused Literary Review

The deadline for submitting to the Autumn issue of the Mused Literary Review is tonight Thursday August 20th – be sure to get your poetry, photos, paintings, short stories, memories, and other works in! Mused Literary Review

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Gorgeous Afternoon

I’m about to pour myself a glass of wine on my back porch. It’s a gorgeous afternoon – hummingbirds, phoebes, and cat keeping me company. The lilies are in bloom. What are you drinking?