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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

Just A Few Tangents - Dinner Plus Drinks #95

10/17/2021
We popped bubbles to celebrate Simona's birthday and the launch of our new Wine 201 podcast! If you like our wine episodes, and would like to hear us interview incredible people in the world, go ahead and download our Wine 201 podcast. It's a totally separate show and is released in seasons. Season one is out now and features 6 interviews with experts on grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, and more. Apple PodcastsSpotifyWine 201 websiteAlso, we'd really like to know if you got...

Duration:00:46:50

This is for the 90's Kids - Amuse Bouche #15

10/15/2021
It's spooky season and I am basically spending 12 minutes reminiscing on my college years. Because those were the years of my very finest Halloween costume creations. I wanted to release this episode now, so you still had time to get your craft on and make some of the best DIY Halloween costumes for you and your friends or family. I promise, you'll especially love each and every one of these costumes if you grew up in the 90's like I did!

Duration:00:11:43

Our Biggest Episode Yet: The Wedding Game - Dinner Plus Drinks #94

10/10/2021
We brought in 4 guests and 3 different types of beer for this one friends - it's the biggest, most epic, and most fun we've had on an episode yet: it's The Wedding Game Episode! On this episode, we got Bridget to pick a new favorite Oktoberfest beer, dropped some bomb product suggestions, and then, got to playing a fun game that we like to call "Design A Wedding." This game consists of having to make a choice of venue, music, food, drinks, and guests for your hypothetical wedding - cost is...

Duration:01:16:09

It's Wedding Season? - Amuse Bouche #14

10/9/2021
Ok, it's not quite what you might consider wedding planning season, but for me, weddings are on the brain! I am helping a family member plan their wedding this week (as they visit from out of state) so we've been planning all week long. In a previous life, I planned weddings (and have probably planned hundreds at this point), so I' sharing three quick wedding planning tips to help jump start your wedding (or any event really!) planning process on the right foot: Make a guest lisPick a...

Duration:00:10:43

It's Britney, Nick - Dinner Plus Drinks #93

10/3/2021
Bridget came up with a genius segment and quizzed Nick on Britney Spears songs. You're going to want to make sure you listen to hear how much Nick knows about Britney Spears, as well as singing from both Bridget and Nick. Congrats Britney on your legal victory, we're happy for you! #freebritney In addition to the incredible Britney talk, here are a few links from this week's episode: Culver's CurderburgerDaniel Craig becoming an honorary Commander in the Royal Navywashing machine...

Duration:00:48:29

A Lack of Stamina - Amuse Bouche #13

10/1/2021
No, it's not exactly what you're thinking. Get your mind out of the gutter. Listen in to hear about an article that was able to pinpoint exactly how I have been feeling. Find the original article here: https://thestripe.com/a-lack-of-stamina/ Find Grace Atwood here: https://www.instagram.com/graceatwood/ And loudly enough for everyone in the back: “Be nicer to yourself. Easy to say to others, harder to say to yourself.” - Grace Atwood

Duration:00:12:02

Live From The Candle Mercantile - Dinner Plus Drinks #92

9/26/2021
It was a beautiful fall day, so we decided to hit the road and record live from the patio at The Candle Mercantile in downtown Lake Geneva. Remember when you were in school and it was a nice day outside, so your teacher has class outside? It's exactly the same. We hope you enjoy this slightly different episode that also visited a few other of our favorite places to hang out in downtown Lake Geneva. If you're a local, now is (arguably) the best time of the year to get out and enjoy our...

Duration:00:32:20

What Wine Should I Drink for Oktoberfest? - Pinkies Up Ep. 12

9/22/2021
We love Oktoberfest! When we think Oktoberfest, we usually think of beer, but there is a ton of great German wine that you can drink as well. For this episode, we took on the challenge of finding German wines that you can drink for Oktoberfest. Most people immediately think of overly sweet Riesling when they think of German wine, but Germany makes a wide range of styles and grapes. Some are really good, some...well...you'll have to listen and here what we think. Here are the wines that we...

Duration:00:36:40

Happy Birthday, Bridget! - Dinner Plus Drinks #91

9/19/2021
It's Bridget's (and Shannon's) Birthday!!! We had to celebrate and have a little bit of fun. We hope you enjoy our celebration of Bridget on this week's episode. Here are links to what we talked about: much deserved recognitiontaking advantage of the trend and thrivingwatch and enjoyWe hope you enjoyed listening to this episode. Also a big shout out to listener Beth who said hi to Bridget - we appreciate everyone that listens and it's great to get to talk to you in person! If you like...

Duration:00:52:55

It's (almost) my Birthday! - Amuse Bouche #12

9/17/2021
It's my birthday! Ok, not quite yet, but it's in just a few days. I'm taking a quick walk down memory lane of my top 5 favorite birthday parties. Plus, sharing a few fun birthday traditions that you can start this year for any birthday celebrations you may have coming up! Make sure to catch this week's Dinner Plus Drinks which will drop on my actual birthday. I'm told it's full of fun and surprises, so we'll see what Nick has in-store for me.

Duration:00:12:56

A Lot About Tyler - Dinner Plus Drinks #90

9/11/2021
Greetings friends! On this episode, conversation somehow managed to drift to Mr. Bridget (aka Tyler) a lot. It was good to sit down (well, actually stand up) and talk about a crazy week. Check out these links! Read it for yourselfthis story about dad jokesClear Water OutdoorPatagonia Better SweaterWe hope you enjoyed listening to this episode. We always aim to be a little ray of sunshine in your week, and we hope we're making that happen. If you like what we're doing, here's how you can...

Duration:00:42:53

Dance of the Lemons Part 2 - Amuse Bouche #11

9/11/2021
I'm wrapping up my chat about public schools and a bit about the documentary Waiting for Superman. But it's always great to see the other side and this article was helpful in doing such: Harvard Educational Review

Duration:00:09:28

Is Nick Smarter Than a 5th Grader - Dinner Plus Drinks #89

9/4/2021
After our little recording snafu last week, we're back with a full episode, we hope you didn't miss us too much! In this episode, we talk about childcare apps, determine how Nick would do in 5th grade, talk about the Nugget, and lots more. Here are a few links to what we are talking about: on their websitecheck out the artwork herelisten on Spotify hereWhat's on your mind? Do you have any good news to share? We'd love to hear some stories of happiness that aren't from fictional...

Duration:00:46:59

Dance of the Lemons - Amuse Bouche #10

9/3/2021
It's back to school time and it is a lot. As I was panicking about my son's first year of full-day classes in our local public school, my Father-in-Law introduced my to a documentary that fascinated (and horrified) me. I'm here to tell you a bit about the movie and specifically about how school systems deal with teachers that are doing a less than stellar job. This one has so much information, it'll be broken up into 2 parts! Enjoy part 1 of...

Duration:00:18:08

Oopsy Doopsy - Dinner Plus Drinks #88

8/31/2021
Nick made a bit of an oopsy doopsy with our recording this week so that only the video portion of our recording actually recorded. That's obviously a problem for a podcast. We're sorry we messed up (well Nick), so here's a little explanation, plus a few fun kid corner stories for you to enjoy for the week. We'll be back next week!

Duration:00:10:26

Thrift Store Finds - Amuse Bouche #9

8/27/2021
I admit, it's a long one. But man, if you like thrifting (or want to like thrifting) this one is for you! I'm sharing some of my latest thrift store finds and a few quick tips on shopping at a thrift store (pssst, sneak peak below): Happy Thrifting!

Duration:00:18:27

Nick's A Bad Friend - Dinner Plus Drinks #87

8/21/2021
Nick messed up this week and incorrectly picked what wine Bridget would like better out of a few that were sampled. He feels pretty bad about this, so in this episode, he sought to correct his bad friend behavior by getting to know how Bridget thinks just a little bit more. Here's what we talked about this week: sweet video15 year old Olivia Moultrie fighting for her rightMother Bruce series of booksWe changed up our format a little bit to focus on what the show's all about - unwinding...

Duration:01:01:56

Tik Tok and Influencer Culture - Amuse Bouche #8

8/20/2021
As usual, I could go on and on about this topic, but I actually kept this one pretty quick...mostly because I speak way too fast. But social media sure has changed and businesses are taking advantage. The influencer culture is here to stay and I'm here to talk about it, so listen in! -- Referenced in the show: #BamaRush New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/17/style/bama-rush-explained.html Under the Influence Podcast - a must...

Duration:00:10:09

Taco Bell Defy - Dinner Plus Drinks #86

8/15/2021
We're back to our normal programming after 3 weeks of Olympics episodes and we're talking two related and fun topics: Taco Bell & Poop. Also other things. Here's a run down of links to this episode's topics: support gender equality projectsTaco Bell Defy restaurant conceptUline Industrial Packing TableGrilled Mahi Mahi with Mango SalsCrispy Hot Wing recipeKeep up with the show or get in touch with us with your questions and ideas using these links: Watch this episode on YouTubeVisit our...

Duration:00:53:27

Oktoberfest....yes, Already - Amuse Bouche #7

8/13/2021
Happy Oktoberfest Season! Yes, that's right, Oktoberfest is just around the corner and some of the best beer of the year has already hit the shelves. Check out this well-written (and entertaining) article to learn a bit more about Oktoberfest beer: https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/best-oktoberfest-beer If you want to try Bridget's Top 5 Fave Oktoberfest beers, get them while they're still around: Honorable mentions: Staghorn, Spaten If you're wondering where I got my info on...

Duration:00:13:16