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Dinner + Drinks is a podcast about all the things you share over food. Co-hosts Bridget and Nick release Sunday night episodes talking about the delicious things they ate last week, funny kid stories, meal plans for the next week, life, and, of course, all the drinks. Additional interview episodes featuring guests with interesting viewpoints on food and drink topics will be release semi-regularly!Do you have a question you'd like answered on the podcast? A suggestion for a great guest? General feedback you'd like to share? Just drop us a line at hello@dinnerplusdrinks.com with your comments - we'd love to hear from you!This podcast is brought to you by Lake Geneva Country Meats, and previously was called Reduce by Half. You can find the old episodes marked as Season 1 of Dinner + Drinks.Thanks for listening - we appreciate you spending time with us!

Dinner + Drinks is a podcast about all the things you share over food. Co-hosts Bridget and Nick release Sunday night episodes talking about the delicious things they ate last week, funny kid stories, meal plans for the next week, life, and, of course, all the drinks. Additional interview episodes featuring guests with interesting viewpoints on food and drink topics will be release semi-regularly!Do you have a question you'd like answered on the podcast? A suggestion for a great guest? General feedback you'd like to share? Just drop us a line at hello@dinnerplusdrinks.com with your comments - we'd love to hear from you!This podcast is brought to you by Lake Geneva Country Meats, and previously was called Reduce by Half. You can find the old episodes marked as Season 1 of Dinner + Drinks.Thanks for listening - we appreciate you spending time with us!

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Dinner + Drinks is a podcast about all the things you share over food. Co-hosts Bridget and Nick release Sunday night episodes talking about the delicious things they ate last week, funny kid stories, meal plans for the next week, life, and, of course, all the drinks. Additional interview episodes featuring guests with interesting viewpoints on food and drink topics will be release semi-regularly!Do you have a question you'd like answered on the podcast? A suggestion for a great guest? General feedback you'd like to share? Just drop us a line at hello@dinnerplusdrinks.com with your comments - we'd love to hear from you!This podcast is brought to you by Lake Geneva Country Meats, and previously was called Reduce by Half. You can find the old episodes marked as Season 1 of Dinner + Drinks.Thanks for listening - we appreciate you spending time with us!

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Episodes

Inauguration Celebration 2021 | Dinner Plus Drinks #56

1/17/2021
Happy Inauguration Week everybody! We want to promote a celebration of America and all of the wonderful traditions that bring us together, so on this week's episode, we put an Inauguration theme to the podcast. Join us as we share funny stories from past Inauguration, talk favorite fictional heads of state (thanks social followers for the input), talk about Presidential meals, and play a Presidential themed game of Interesting Questions with Bridget & Nick! Here are links to what we talked...

Duration:00:43:33

Financial Planning with Nick | Dinner Plus Drinks #55

1/10/2021
Bridget was right - just because it's 2021 doesn't mean that the craziness is ended!! We cover a wide range of topics on this episode from Dry January to the madness at the Capitol to some very helpful (maybe) financial planning tips from Nick. Here are links to what we talked about on this week's episode: Nova Easy Alcoholic Kombuchaget the highlights hereread the story hereclicking hereuse this link to sign upItalian Stuffed Pork Meatball Sandwich recipeSlow Cooker Beef Osso Bucco...

Duration:00:43:09

So Long 2020, Hello 2021! | Dinner Plus Drinks #54

1/3/2021
Happy New Year! On this week's episode, we have a fun conversation about what New Year's means to us, how we celebrate, and favorite memories. We also share some of the things we are looking forward to in 2021 and chat about the all the normal things as well. It's good to start trying to get back to normal a little bit! Here's what we talked about on this week's episode: Gramona La Cuveeclick hereclick hereDaily Planner by LavendaireInk + Volt plannerClick hereright hereCheck it out...

Duration:01:13:14

What's the best Champagne under $15? - Pinkies Up Ep. 5

12/27/2020
On this New Year's themed episode of Pinkies Up, we answer the question "what's the best Champagne under $15?" by trying 7 different sparkling wines to let you know what wine you should be drinking this New Year's Eve! On Pinkies Up, we try to help normal wine drinkers learn more about wine in ways that are unpretentious, fun, and helpful. On this episode, Nick drops a few pro tips about sparkling wine throughout the episode while Bridget shares her love of bubbles and offers opinions about...

Duration:00:32:33

Christmas Break 2020 | Dinner Plus Drinks #53

12/27/2020
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year friends! We forgot to tell you on last week's episode that we're taking a break from our normal full length episode this week due to the Holidays, but we do have a super awesome Pinkies Up episode that is being released right after this episode. This episode of Pinkies Up is all about budget friendly sparkling wines for New Year's Eve, and you aren't going to want to miss it. Nick also still had a fun Kid's Corner story about Simona to share, so you don't...

Duration:00:04:45

Ultra Bright LED Lights | Dinner Plus Drinks #52

12/20/2020
We're still apart - don't want to get anyone sick before Christmas! - but we are in a festive mood as we talk about Christmas traditions, house decorating, and lots more on this fun episode of Dinner Plus Drinks. We hope you enjoy hearing some of what we're looking forward to this Christmas and hope you'll send us some of your Holiday traditions. We love hearing about the fun things all of our podcast friends are doing! Here are a few links of things we talked about on this episode: check...

Duration:01:01:12

Christkindlmarkt Success! | Dinner Plus Drinks #51

12/13/2020
Bridget & Nick recorded this episode remotely in the direct afterglow of our first ever Christkindlmarkt. It was a monumental undertaking to make this event happen and we used this episode to discuss the whole journey of getting this event off the ground. Listen to hear the travails of this event and enjoy the happiness of an all's well that ends well. In addition, we announced the winners of our 50th Episode giveaways. Here they are: Please send us an email to hello at dinnerplusdrinks...

Duration:00:34:33

50th Episode Special | Dinner Plus Drinks #50

12/6/2020
Friends, loyal listeners, and casual acquaintances, it's our 50th episode! We are celebrating with recaps of some of our favorite moments over the past 50 episodes, which is conveniently roughly a year. When we started this journey together, we could not have predicted what was going to happen this year, but we've gone through it together, and we're incredibly grateful that you've been along for the ride with us. To thank you for your support, we're giving away 3 - $25 Amazon gift cards....

Duration:00:39:58

What Wine Pairs with Christmas Cookies - Pinkies Up Ep. 4

12/2/2020
Welcome to Pinkies Up, a series where we answer questions "normal" wine drinkers like Bridget have about wine. In this episode, we find out what wine pairs with Christmas cookies! It's a festive time of the year, and you're probably going to be baking and eating Christmas cookies. You're also probably a little stressed from the hectic schedules, so you may want a glass of wine with your cookies. However, with so many types of cookies and so many flavors, how do you pick a wine that makes...

Duration:00:34:05

Oyster Crackers Are Awesome | Dinner Plus Drinks #49

11/29/2020
We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving, whatever that looked like this year. We both had a relaxing, fun Holiday, highlighted in Bridget's case by Oyster crackers... You'll have to listen to find out exactly what that means, but here are the links to what we talked about in this week's episode: Watch it hereRead the story hereUse IndieBound.orgGet details hereSheet Pan Indian Beef & Cauliflower recipeSweet & Savory Pork Tenderloin recipeThanks for listening, if you can please subscribe,...

Duration:00:49:28

Thanksgiving 2020 | Dinner Plus Drinks #48

11/22/2020
Happy Thanksgiving! It's been a crazy lead up to this Holiday and we just want to take some time to talk about Thanksgiving, relax, and enjoy some wine. We hope you enjoy our meandering chat about all things Thanksgiving and we hope you'll share your own favorite Thanksgiving traditions and what you're doing in this odd year. Thanks for listening, if you can please subscribe, rate us, review us, and share with your friends, we'd really appreciate it. Remember, you can watch this episode on...

Duration:00:48:18

Run Away from Tornados? | Dinner Plus Drinks #47

11/15/2020
Loyal listeners, we want to know are you Team Bridget (stay and cower in basement) or Team Nick (drive away from a tornado and not die) when it comes to tornados? We're still not sure if we had a for real tornado in Lake Geneva, but we sure had a big storm, and it caused some MAJOR debate on this episode of Dinner Plus Drinks. As always, we want to know your feedback, so be sure to hit us up and let us know your thoughts! Here's what else we have on this episode: visiting his websiteClick...

Duration:00:42:00

Millipedes Aren't Food | Dinner Plus Drinks #46

11/8/2020
Votes still weren't counted when we recorded this episode, and we wanted to know the results, just like the rest of you! Obviously, when the episode is released, we're now aware of the results, but this episode stands as a monument to that weird point in time where we were pretty certain who the President would be, but we weren't totally certain. We also talked about many, many fun topics on this episode. Here are links to more...

Duration:00:39:31

What Pinot Noir Should You Drink If You Love Cabernet? - Pinkies Up Ep. 3

11/4/2020
Welcome to the newest episode of our wine series Pinkies Up! In this series, we answer questions 'normal' wine drinkers like Bridget have about wine. With Thanksgiving almost here, and Pinot Noir being our number one wine recommendation for the Holiday, we wanted to find out what Pinot Noir you should drink if you love Cabernet. Nick is a huge fan of Pinot, and Bridget is an avowed Cab lover. Nick tried three different approaches to finding a Pinot Noir that Bridget would enjoy. Here are...

Duration:00:21:37

Anxiety Watch 2020 | Dinner Plus Drinks #45

11/1/2020
Friends, we are anxious right now, and we're guessing some of you probably are as well. We're anxious about the election, we're anxious about the growing spread of COVID, and we're a little antsy about the change of seasons as well. We talk through some of our concerns, but also have some good news and are excited to share our Halloween costumes! To see the costumes, just check out this episode's cover art - we updated it with the pictures. Here's everything we talked about on this week's...

Duration:00:30:18

Halloween True Crime 2020 Edition | Dinner Plus Drinks #44

10/25/2020
We're starting a new tradition on the podcast - having a special true crime edition! If you're a long time listener, or even if you have only listened to one previous episode, you're probably aware that Bridget *loves* true crime podcasts. Since it's the spooky season, we decided to take on the genre ourselves, and explore the unsolved disappearance of Kerry O'Brien-Krueger. We also had a delicious fall themed cocktail - we have the recipe below! Kerry disappeared from Burlington, Wisconsin...

Duration:00:52:50

Happy Birthday Simona! | Dinner Plus Drinks #43

10/18/2020
Nick has been busy with a week of celebrating Simona's birthday, and as of recording, the celebrations weren't over yet! Tune in to hear all the plans of how Nick & Sarah were going to celebrate their darling baby girl turning 1, plus a cocktail recipe, lots of great product recommendations, and more fun kid stories. Here are notes & links from this week's episode: renting Bernie Brewer's old chaletlargest python ever captured in FloridaNotorious B.I.G. family pajamasA to Z World Food...

Duration:00:43:52

This Is A Chicken Heavy Episode | Dinner Plus Drinks #42

10/11/2020
Holy chicken, on this week's episode Bridget & Nick both had some delicious chicken they wanted to rave about. It must be (yet another) sign of an impending apocalypse. We talked about the end of Oktoberfest and an upcoming birthday party plus lots more on this week's episode. Here are all the links: A Woman's Placesome people can't smell icky fish smellsportable tire inflatercountertop compost bin"1" shaped pretzel from Milwaukee Pretzel CompanySheet Pan Tri-Tip Steak with Brussels Sprouts...

Duration:00:37:37

Is All German Wine Sweet? - Pinkies Up Ep. 2 (Recorded Live on Zoom)

10/7/2020
Welcome to our series about wine - Pinkies Up! In this series, we talk about questions normal wine drinkers have and try to answer them in unpretentious ways. This episode, recorded during the height of the Oktoberfest season challenges Bridget's idea that all German wine is sweet. We recorded this episode live on Zoom with a group of customers who were also curious in this question. We were able to get comments and questions from our group of tasters, so we hope you enjoy what they had to...

Duration:00:37:54

Drip Irrigation | Dinner Plus Drinks #41

10/4/2020
We got the answer to the question you all wanted to know - what is the best way to water your plants in an environmentally responsible manner. Okay, maybe that's not what you all wanted to know, but we did talk about it in this week's episode. Also featured is chat about Oktoberfest, delicious food, kids, and much more. Here are the links from this week's episode: a haunted car washthis article in the NY Timeshow to make really cool looking tie-dye clothesGet the proper tissue paper...

Duration:00:47:50