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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

Sugar Plum Fairy Dust - Dinner Plus Drinks #102

12/5/2021
Sugar Plum Fairy Dust - real Hallmark Christmas movie or fake title made up by Nick? On this episode of Dinner Plus Drinks, we are getting into the Fa La La spirit by quizzing Bridget on if she thinks titles and descriptions of Hallmark Christmas movies are real or fake. Nick put a lot of effort into stumping her, so you'll have to listen to see how she fared. If you would like to take the quiz yourself (or share it with friends) you can take the quiz right here. We also talked about...

Duration:00:36:13

Amuse Bouche #21 - It's Christmas Concert Season

12/3/2021
Yes, I kept calling it a pagent throughout the episode...because ya know what, it sounds fancier. It's Christmas Concert Season and it is so very fun! This year, I had front row seats and got to see all the various kinds of kids at school Christmas concerts. The nose picker, the crotch scratcher, the one who isn't singing at all and so one. It's nothing but fun this holiday season! And because I promised I would link it... I can't imagine a world in which you would want to watch a...

Duration:00:11:29

Two Forty Speed - Dinner Plus Drinks #101

11/28/2021
We're a little Thanksgiving and a little Christmas this week and Bridget is quizzing Nick on Christmas song lyrics! PS - that's where this week's episode title comes from. Do you know what song that's from? Thanks to everyone who reached out about our 100th Anniversary Episode. We really appreciate all of the kind words! Most importantly, congrats to the winners of our 100th episode giveaway: John E. and Sue H! We'll reach out to you on Facebook / Instagram to get in touch with you to get...

Duration:00:43:51

Amuse Bouche #20 - Keeping up with Trends in Traditions

11/26/2021
If you have a keen eye, you may have noticed that we skipped a number in the episode titles. You're right! But this is actually the 20th episode, I am just fixing an error made back at episode #3. Now, onto the show! I dug into some traditions, starting at Thanksgiving Day and bringing us through Christmas. If you're dying to learn more about them, you can check out my fact finding missions here: Why do we eat turkey?When did Black Friday start?What about St. Nick?I mention on the episode...

Duration:00:12:24

Episode One Hundred - Dinner Plus Drinks #100

11/21/2021
We've officially made it to One Hundred Episodes of Dinner Plus Drinks! It's been quite the ride since we started on December 29th, 2019 and there have been huge changes in the world, our lives, and how we podcast. We appreciate all of you who have been with us along the way, and whether you're a new listener, a longtime listener, or an occasional listener, we appreciate you tuning in and sharing time with us. To celebrate and thank you (it is that time of the year after all), we are...

Duration:01:18:53

What Wine Should I Give As A Gift? - Pinkies Up Ep. 13

11/20/2021
The Holiday season is here and many people give gifts of wine. On this episode of Pinkies Up, we're trying to help you figure out how to give good quality gifts of wine that will be appreciated and not break the bank! Nick has 3 basic rules to gifting wine: Bridget gave Nick 6 difference scenarios to come up with a suggestion for a gift. Listen and see if Nick passed Bridget's tests. Thanks for listening! If you'd like to keep following, here are some links: Visit our websiteGet links to...

Duration:00:36:18

Amuse Bouche #18 - Reflecting on Brats

11/18/2021
What the heck do I mean by reflecting on brats? Well, we're coming up on our 100th episode of Dinner plus Drinks and Nick and I have been reflecting on a lot of discussions over the last 100 episodes. So, this week, I'm reflecting on my brat styling technique. That's right, brat styling. You'll have to listen in to see what I mean by that.

Duration:00:10:03

Thanksgiving 2021 Bonus Episode

11/17/2021
We love Thanksgiving, the food, the football, the wine...all of it! We wanted to give you our favorite tips for having a successful Thanksgiving. Enjoy this light-hearted bonus episode and Happy Thanksgiving, friends! OUR TOP DRINKS PICKS get more tips hereOUR TURKEY COOKING TIPS spatchcocked turkey recipe heresmoked turkey recipethese are the tipsIf you like what we're doing here on the Dinner Plus Drinks podcast, here's how you can follow along and get in touch with us: Watch on...

Duration:00:34:55

Shingles Awareness - Dinner Plus Drinks #99

11/14/2021
Nick has shingles, it's horrible, and he needs to talk about it. In addition to the shingles talk, we also talk through upcoming Friendsgiving plans and lots more, so we hope you enjoy this week's episode as much as we enjoyed recording it. Here are links to everything we talked about on this week's episode: Mayo Clinicwatching this videoEnchanted Path Shiraz - CabernetDick's Sporting Goods holiday advertisementsCrain's Chicago Businessfundraiser for the Milwaukee Diaper Missionset like...

Duration:00:57:29

Brand Name Love - Dinner Plus Drinks #98

11/7/2021
We are starting to get excited for the Holidays, loving fall, and talking about what brand names are totally worth spending a little extra for their products. We know, we're getting old, but it was an incredible Reddit thread, and Nick had to know how thrifty Bridget would react to the debate of brand name versus generic product! Here are links to a few of the things we talked about this week: Hallmark Christmas movie themed hotel rooms from Club Wyndham sexualized ketchup bottleHeavy duty...

Duration:00:38:19

Amuse Bouche #17 - And Just Like That

11/5/2021
I had plenty of articles to chat about on this week's Dinner plus Drinks, so I'm sharing one of the extra's here. Have you seen that you can rent a one night stay in Carrie Bradshaw's brownstone!? Drool over the most amazing closet in the actual Air BnB listing for a replica of Carrie Bradshaw's apartment from Sex and the City. Find a few articles about the apartment here: Article from AirBnBVogue articleNBC News

Duration:00:11:12

Halloween 2021 - Dinner Plus Drinks #97

10/31/2021
Happy Halloween! We talked true crime stories this week (learn allllll about why we love serial killers on this week's Amuse Bouche) and it was a lot of fun. We also had a few other Halloween related items and updates on the Curder Burger. Thanks Amanda for sharing your Curder Burger experience! Here are links to the news stories we mentioned: Smiley Face Forestawesome Milwaukee themed costumesIf you like what we're doing here on the Dinner Plus Drinks podcast, here's how you can follow...

Duration:00:59:02

Amuse Bouche #16 - Why do we love Serial Killers?

10/29/2021
It's Halloween weekend and I've got murder on the mind! Ok, not like that, but I do love a good true crime story or podcast....like so many others. A few things referenced in this episode are being shared below. Make sure to check them out! A book I found, ordered and can't wait to read! Why We Love Serial Killers: https://amzn.to/3mptpFu My favorite crime podcast recommendations: Morbid: https://www.morbidpodcast.com/ Crime Junkie: https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/ Serial:...

Duration:00:11:22

Keep The Balloon Up - Dinner Plus Drinks #96

10/24/2021
Did you know that "Keep The Balloon Up" (the game you play in your house as a kid) is a legit sport? Yep, Bridget discovered this week that keep the balloon up is indeed a sport, and it helped bring a little joy to an otherwise stressful week! Here are links to some of the things we talked about this week: Keep The Balloon Up World CupCurder BurgersFits SocksExternal Hard Drive EnclosuresRemember our new Wine 201 Podcast has just released its first season! You can listen by searching for...

Duration:00:52:12

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