Dinner Plus Drinks-logo

Dinner Plus Drinks

Food & Cooking Podcasts

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!

Location:

United States

Description:

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!

Language:

English


Episodes

Mother's Day '21 | Dinner Plus Drinks #72

5/9/2021
Happy Mother's Day! Without you Mom's nobody is here. You're all wonderful, and we love all of you. We have a big episode this week with lots of talk about everything from traveling with toddlers to tacos to frosé to Billie Eilish. We had to go to backup audio for this episode and we apologize for the less than stellar audio quality, but we hope you enjoy what we have for you this week. Here are links to everything we talked about this week: check out this NY Time articlebuying yourself...

Duration:00:53:07

Does All Rosé Wine Taste the Same? - Pinkies Up Ep. 9

5/6/2021
We love rosé wine - it's pink, refreshing, and a harbinger of spring and summer fun! There are SO MANY different bottles of rosé available on store shelves and on restaurant wine lists now, and they all seem to blend together. They are made from different grapes, come from different places, and have different price points, but the question is, do they all taste the same? On this month's episode, we tried 5 different rosé wines from around the world to get the verdict on if they all taste...

Duration:00:32:36

Weather & Vacuums | Dinner Plus Drinks #71

5/2/2021
Hello friends - we're officially getting old as we talk about the weather, rain, grass, vacuums and many other old people things. We're sure you can relate to these fascinating and vital subjects, however, and we'd love to hear your opinions on these subjects as well! If you're not into these everyday topics, don't worry, we talked food, news, and, of course, funny kid stories. Here are links to what we talked about this week: article about GoodwillNYT ObituaryFood52 Might Salads...

Duration:00:47:53

Back from Kansas City | Dinner Plus Drinks #70

4/25/2021
Nick had a short getaway in Kansas City this week, and he is here to tell you all about the great things of the city...as well as what he thinks he could do better. Hint, there's a lot of barbecue talk. Also - sorry for the coughing, it's allergy season and not great for Nick! Here are links to what we talked about on this week's episode: NY Times articleNY TimesWorld Travel: An Irreverent GuideKindle OasisChorizo Bite recipeHere are some places that Nick recommends visiting in Kansas...

Duration:00:51:53

It Was the Dog | Dinner Plus Drinks #69

4/18/2021
Please give a warm welcome to our special guest Colin, our friend and talented video production guru from Greyspot Visuals. You may have seen their work featured on the LGCM social channels, or watched our Hard Seltzer Taste Off that Colin filmed. You can check out their work right here. On the day we recorded this episode, Colin was in town to film a segment about how LGCM makes liver sausage. We were between shots with time to spare, so we invited to join him this week's episode as a...

Duration:00:41:50

Japanese Kit Kat Taste Off!

4/15/2021
Our long time listeners know that Nick is obsessed with fun flavors of Kit Kats and spent much of the early pandemic trying to track down mint Kit Kats. Which are delicious. As part of our research into flavored Kit Kats, we discovered that there are literally hundreds of Kit Kat flavors in Japan. We decided we need to taste these flavors and share our experience with all of you. Luckily for our wallets, we didn't have to fly to Japan to try all of the Kit Kat flavors, instead we purchased...

Duration:00:34:50

RIP Prince Philip - Emergency Bonus Episode!

4/10/2021
Guys, we recorded a day early this week and missed some really important news - the passing of Prince Philip. It would be weird if we didn't discuss this on the pod (we know you guys want to know what we think about it), so we got together and recorded this emergency bonus episode. It's 16 minutes long and we totally get if you want to skip this one but we enjoyed recording it. We hope you enjoy listening We'll be here tomorrow with our normal weekly episode. Talk then! If you found us...

Duration:00:16:28

Bridget's Laptop is Back | Dinner Plus Drinks #68

4/10/2021
The most important thing you need to know from this episode is that after a lengthy and frustrating "repair process," Bridget finally has her laptop back. You can rest assured she's properly prepped for this episode now that she has her trusty Macbook by her side instead of a PC or a tablet! We released a lot of bonus content this week, we hope you enjoyed our wine episode and our emergency Prince Phillip discussion. We recorded this episode a little earlier than usual and missed the Prince...

Duration:00:40:35

What Wine Should I Drink on a Rainy Day? - Pinkies Up Ep. 8

4/7/2021
We want to help you drink your feelings on a rainy day, so on this episode of Pinkies Up, we find the perfect wine to drink on a rainy day! Our "normal" wine drinker Bridget lays out some guidelines and the question, and our wine expert Nick picks a few bottles to try. Here are the types of wines that we thought would work well for your rainy day drinking! FULL BODIED WHITE WINES LIKE CHENIN BLANC ----- If you are looking for a wine that lifts your spirits on a rainy spring day, a full...

Duration:00:27:27

Ham Solo | Dinner Plus Drinks #67

4/4/2021
Are you intrigued by our incredibly punny Star Wars episode title? You should be! It's amazing and you need to listen to understand just how awesome our title inspiration is - or you can just check out this week's special episode cover art. We had a lot of fun sharing fun things that happened, product recommendations, and making Bridget choose her ideal Easter basket. Here are links to what we talked about on this week's episode: Loon Juice ciderLGCM YouTubeA Beautiful Mess blogMy Modern...

Duration:00:51:05

Laurin & Dave Interview - Seipp Beer Launch Replay

4/1/2021
Hi podcast friends - you've probably heard us talk about how much we love Seipp Brewing's new Columba Bock beer, we've featured it as one of the things we're drinking. You may also remember us talking to Laurin Mack, the brand owner of the beer last year as she launched the brand. This year, she launched a second type of Seipp Beer - Columbia Bock - and we teamed up with her and Dave Desimone, site director of Black Point Estate & Gardens, to have a virtual launch party for the delicious new...

Duration:00:57:13

Sweet Little Rain | Dinner Plus Drinks #66

3/28/2021
It's a rainy tired week here but Nick helped Bridget rediscover something awesome that seems appropriate for this weather - Sweet Little Rain! This coffee shop trick combines two of Bridget's favorite things, and to learn what it is, you'll need to listen to our product recommendations - we think that's what you call a tease, right? Heads up - we really want to get your input for next week's "would you rather" questions. Whether you have a favorite one that you like to ask people, or a...

Duration:00:50:08

High School Planners | Dinner Plus Drinks #65

3/20/2021
We had quite the eventful St. Patrick's Day week, including a visit to our alma mater - Badger High School. On this week's episode, we share some hilarity occurred there, as well as general St. Patrick's Day fun and all the usual things. Here's what we talked about this week. YouTube hereEventbrite pageLGCM websiteOnMilwaukee articleNew York Times articleuse this linkPineapple Teriyaki Pulled Pork sandwichesGet the recipe hereYouTubeThanks for listening to this week's episode, we appreciate...

Duration:00:51:38

Meet Lucy and Simona | Dinner Plus Drinks #64

3/14/2021
Very exciting news - on this week's episode, we're joined by Lucy and Simona for Kid Corner! If you want to hear what they have to say, you'll have to listen to the end. You can also watch on YouTube to see how freaking adorable they are on camera. In addition to Lucy and Simona's podcast debut, we try the brand new Decoy wine seltzers (Nick was super pumped about them), play some crazy fun Irish-themed would you rather, and lots more fun. Here are links to what we talked about on this...

Duration:00:42:22

Barf Everywhere | Dinner Plus Drinks #63

3/7/2021
It's a weird week as we close in on the anniversary of realizing corona virus was a serious thing and would start changing our lives forever. It seems strange to break life up into "before" and "after" corona when it's only been a year, but it still seems like a huge divider. Bridget has had quite the week with illness in her house and it's a fitting topic of conversation for how we generally feel this week! Don't despair, we opened some Irish beer (made by Guinness, but not Guinness...

Duration:00:49:01

What's the best wine to drink with pepperoni pizza? - Pinkies Up Ep. 7

3/4/2021
On this episode of Pinkies Up, we set out to make your life just a little bit better by finding the perfect wine to drink with pepperoni pizza! Whether you're doing take out, eating at your favorite pizza place, or eating a frozen pizza on a Thursday night, having a bottle of wine the complements your pepperoni pizza is going to help put a smile on your face. The wines we tried are easy to find, affordable, and versatile, so watch the episode to see what we think worked best with the...

Duration:00:32:46

City Council Woes | Dinner Plus Drinks #62

2/28/2021
Hey everybody, we had a pretty down week caused by decisions that were made by the Lake Geneva City Council in regards to planned pop up dinners we were going to hold in downtown Lake Geneva. We took some time to express our feelings about that decision in this podcast and moved on to more positive things like some really delicious food talk and funny kid stories. It was a much needed bit of therapy - thanks for your support! Here's a rundown of things we talked about this week: watch it...

Duration:00:50:12

Lord Coldemort | Dinner Plus Drinks #61

2/21/2021
If you love Harry Potter and puns, you probably are curious about the title of this week's episode - you're going to have to listen to our news stories to find out where the reference comes from, and we promise it's pretty awesome. Here are links to everything we talked about on this week's episode: on EventbriteSymington Altano Duoro Red BlendCBS Newsfrom cnetHape wooden dollhouse furniture setsdauber markersFajita Chicken Macaroni and Cheese recipe right here.Thanks for listening to this...

Duration:00:52:52

Nothing Says Love Like Bacon and Donuts | Dinner Plus Drinks #60

2/13/2021
We're bringing you this episode early so you know to come and visit us at our donut *and* bacon themed pop up shop in downtown Lake Geneva on Sunday, February 14th. Wherever you are, you need to come get the donuts - they're DELICIOUS! Okay, shameless promotional plugs aside, it's been quite the week. We've had a Super Bowl, Valentine's Day is here, Mardi Gras is almost here, and it's snowing like crazy. We're here with a fun episode full of great times and random news. Here's what we...

Duration:00:43:20

Live from the Sausage Shack | Dinner Plus Drinks #59

2/7/2021
This week's episode was recorded live at our Lake Geneva Country Meats Sausage Shack Pop Up with special guest Kevin Fleming! We recorded during after we closed the shop for the day and the annual Streets of Lake Geneva Cocoa Crawl was occurring. If you watch on YouTube, you can see the stream of people going by the store! We took a laid back approach to this week's episode and enjoyed a Guinness (it's good for you!) while we chatted with Kevin. You're going to want to make sure you listen...

Duration:00:42:19