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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

Amuse Bouche #5 - The Olympics have Arrived!

7/30/2021
I love the Olympics and perhaps equal to the sports, I love hearing the fun factoids and interesting information that surround the athletes. Plus, stories of perseverance, fortitude and sportsmanship are inspiring and amazing. This week, I'm sharing some of the bits of fun I've found. Some stories you've heard, some you probably haven't heard. So get ready to get inspired! __ If you're looking for more inspiring moments, check this article out to peak at The 25 Most Inspiring Olympic...

Duration:00:17:51

Olympic Opening Ceremonies - Dinner Plus Drinks #83

7/25/2021
Welcome to the Dinner Plus Drinks Podcast Olympics!! We love the Olympics, so we decided to put on our own Olympic competition featuring Bridget competing against her twin sister Shannon! First, we had to choose countries for these two competitors to represent. Shannon lucked out and drew Ireland to represent, and Bridget was assigned Yemen! However, after the Bucks victory, we decided to reassign Bridget to represent Greece in honor of Giannis. After a short break, and regrouping at the...

Duration:00:41:13

My Love Letter to Milwaukee - Amuse Bouche #4

7/23/2021
Bucks in Six! Holy cow, the Milwaukee Bucks are the NBA Champions and it has been amazing to watch. A city and a team that once was barely a blip on the radar is now a destination. Having spent over a decade in Milwaukee, I love that city. I grew up there. Not actually growing up since birth, but I really grew up as an adult. Tune in to hear a small brush of what I love about the city of Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Bucks. A few sites that I reference during the show: Have a great day!

Duration:00:12:33

Offshore Support - Dinner Plus Drinks #82

7/18/2021
Nick had a rough time with offshore tech support but thankfully, a Plain Spoke Cocktails Bourbon Smash got him in a good place. We're excited for the Olympics and plenty more - you can expect some Olympic fun to start soon, but in the meantime, here's what we talked about on this week's episode: Pulled Pork Mac & CheeseMy Modern MetSports IllustratedNuggetFoamnasiumChambongGrilled Pork Loin Roast recipeRibeye Steak with Mojo Verde recipeThanks for tuning in this week, we hope you enjoyed a...

Duration:00:46:17

The Running Community - Amuse Bouche #3

7/16/2021
No, you don't have to run a marathon to be considered a runner. I'm sharing all about the running community and how I think t hey are some of the most supportive, honest and uplifting athletes out there. Ways to can be involved: If you want to learn more about Mary Cain's amazing running club, here is the article I...

Duration:00:13:34

Oh Thank Heaven, It's 7-11 - Dinner Plus Drinks #81

7/11/2021
When I was editing this episode and saw it was coming out on 7-11, I had to call it "oh thank heaven," because who can't get that saying out of your head? It doesn't really have anything to do with the episode, but it's what we're going to roll with - Nick What we did talk about was a wide variety of topics, and on this episode it was Nick, not Bridget, that was unable to choose from multiple stories, so you'll get a lot of Nick thoughts this episode. Most importantly, if you didn't watch...

Duration:00:47:05

Hugs or High Fives - Amuse Bouche #3

7/9/2021
Thanks for tuning in to this week's Amuse Bouche! Get ready to listen to my scratchy voice (sorry about that!) and two quick tips about what's working in our family. Hugs or High Fives We're aiming to teach our kids early about boundaries and consent and found that offering them the choice on hugs or high fives has been a fun way to do it. Here's an interesting article on the topic if you're...

Duration:00:12:57

What's Better - American or French Wine? - Pinkies Up Ep. 11

7/7/2021
Nick is often asked what's better - American or French wine, and in this episode of Pinkies Up, we put four American wines against four French wines to see what Bridget thinks are the best! In this episode, you'll learn some general differences between American and French wines, what causes those differences, and we'll help you find the right wine for you. Bridget's opinion is what determines the answer in this episode, but you can decide for yourself at home! Here's a list of the wines we...

Duration:00:28:41

4th of July '21 - Dinner Plus Drinks #80

7/4/2021
Happy Birthday America! If you listened to this week's Amuse Bouche, you heard Bridget talk about some of her family 4th of July traditions. If you haven't listened, you're missing out, these short Friday episodes are a great way to get just a little bit more Bridget in your life! On this week's Dinner Plus Drinks, we talk 4th of July plus lots more. Here are links to some of the things we talked about: this NPR storybuilt a portable stageCheck them outthis one from AmazonGreen Garlic...

Duration:00:47:57

Extended Family Vacations & Setting Boundaries - Amuse Bouche #2

7/2/2021
Man, this episode makes me sound like I actually have it all together and have all of the right conversations. Don't worry, I do not! I recorded this one as a reminder for myself - basically my very own hype session. But, if you're heading out on an extended family vacation, here are a few quick tips for making it the best it can be: Boundaries are super hard to set - at least for a type A person like me – and I found this article from Tiny Buddha to be...

Duration:00:11:40

100 in the Feed - Dinner Plus Drinks #79

6/27/2021
We've reached 100 episodes in our feed, and even if this is only Dinner Plus Drinks #79 (we also have special episodes and Pinkies Up episodes in the feed), we couldn't let a good reason to celebrate go by without notice! This episode has plenty of '100' themed fun - including an incredible Jeopardy segment where Bridget tested her intelligence versus 100 themed questions, and lots more. Here's what we talked about on this week's episode: AJ BombersCafe BeneluxKoppsYalumba 'The...

Duration:00:50:22

This is Bridget - Amuse Bouche #1

6/25/2021
Welcome to episode 1 of Amuse Bouche where you are getting little bits of Bridget before the weekly episode of Dinner plus Drinks. If you're wondering a few quick facts about Bridget, listen in to this episode to learn all about her love for food trucks, hip hop music and thrift shopping. Every Friday, tune in for fun! I so appreciate you listening in. If you've enjoyed this episode, here's how you can follow along for more Amuse Bouche and weekly episodes of Dinner Plus Drinks: Visit our...

Duration:00:12:57

Brilliant Brunette - Dinner Plus Drinks #78

6/20/2021
This episode features one of the best product recommendations we've ever had - so make sure you check out what Nick has to say in the break. You (and your hair) will thank him next time you see him. Here are links to what we talked about on this week's episode: check out this articleBuffalo Chicken Tenders are out of stockBody Talk: How to Embrace Your Body and Start Living Your Best LifeJohn Frieda's Brilliant Brunette shampooNacho Chicken CasseroleBBQ Pulled Pork Grilled CheeseTomato...

Duration:00:55:53

Chicken McNuggets - Dinner Plus Drinks #77

6/13/2021
Bridget has never had Chicken McNuggets. Shocking, right? Well on this week's episode, we corrected that travesty after our product recommendation break. You're going to want to learn what Bridget thinks of them. We promise, it's wonderful. check out this houseHolst and LeeThanks for tuning into this week's episode. If you're driving, maybe swing by McDonalds for some tasty Chicken McNuggets, a delicious serving of fries, and an incredibly refreshing ice-cold Coca-Cola beverage. Since...

Duration:00:46:55

Weird Infections - Dinner Plus Drinks #76

6/6/2021
It's been a week. Bridget has an... infection situation that you'll hear about on this week's episode, plus lots more fun as we get summer kicked off! Here are links to what we discussed this week: NY Times articleLucy Session Sour beerthis articleallergic to cicadasPaint Your Own Tea SetShady Ray'sFried Chicken TendersChipotle Mojo Pork TacosThanks for listening to our horror stories this week! If you weren't scared off by all of the craziness this week, and enjoyed listening, please be...

Duration:00:53:25

What's the Best Boxed Wine? - Pinkies Up Ep. 10

6/1/2021
We are all about destroying wine snobbery and we know boxed wine is popular in many households...including our own. It's convenient to have a box of "house red" for a glass when you don't want to open an entire bottle, or for when unexpected company drops by. We wanted to figure out what the best boxed wine is, so in this episode, we tried 5 different boxed wines to give you our answer! Here's a list of the wines we tried: House Wine Original Red BlendWine Cube Red BlendBota Box Nighthawk...

Duration:00:25:24

How 'Sconsin Are You? - Dinner Plus Drinks #75

5/30/2021
Welcome to summer - it's Memorial Day weekend, and we're excited to get all things 'Sconsin going - outside living, grilling, beer, etc. etc. etc. Bridget and Nick did a "How 'sconsin are you" quiz (you may be surprised by the result) and we'd like you to take the quiz too. We're offering prizes for perfect scores. It'll be a good prize, we promise. You can take our "How 'Sconsin Are You?" quiz by following this link. Good luck, we'll email you back your score and prize if you get a perfect...

Duration:00:51:06

Nick Got a Peloton | Dinner Plus Drink #74

5/22/2021
Okay, we're going to skip to the chase and just let you know that Nick got a Peloton this week and it's ridiculous. Tune in for lots of Bridget poking fun at Nick's overpriced way of shredding some calories plus plenty of other fun! Here's what else we talked about: Chicago TribuneNew York Times sharedLearn more about itEarth MoodsGrilled Mahi Mahi with Mango SalsaGrilled Lemon Herb Chicken ThighsThat's it for this week. We hope you enjoyed listening to what we had to talk about this week....

Duration:00:48:36

You Go Miller Brewing | Dinner Plus Drinks #73

5/16/2021
We learned that Miller Brewing is launching a hard seltzer...to outer space to rid humanity of it. We couldn't be more pleased and may even drink a fine Miller product for the first time in FOREVER to applaud their efforts. Here's what else we talked about on this week's episode: read this article from OnMilwaukeecheck them outRead about it on ESPNpersonalized flower necklacebuy a set on AmazonCuban Mojo Chicken recipCheck it outThat's it for this week. We hope you enjoyed listening to what...

Duration:00:48:57

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