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The right wine will bring out the best of the Thanksgiving turkey

The right wine will bring out the best of the Thanksgiving turkey

We've all been there before – eagerly waiting around the dinner table to sample a juicy Thanksgiving turkey. But when the turkey is served, it's a touch dry. Before the food hits the plates, everyone reaches for the gravy boat or an extra spoon of cranberry sauce for some needed ...
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Follow these tricks for jello shot treats this Halloween

Follow these tricks for jello shot treats this Halloween

Halloween is about having fun, whether you're a kid or a kid at heart. For the adult looking to add a light-hearted twist to the alcohol offerings at their Halloween parties, you might consider jello shots. It's kind of like adult candy! Preparation is simple. Boil a cup of water, ...
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Let Bloody Mary help you get into the Halloween spirit

Let Bloody Mary help you get into the Halloween spirit

The Bloody Mary may be one of the New Orleans area’s favorite drinks at brunches and during some morning tailgating before a football game, but can there be a more appropriate time to have the dark, red, and spicy mixture than around Halloween? After all, it is a "Bloody Mary," ...
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Feed the football soul: Keep tailgate meat preparation simple, tasty

Feed the football soul: Keep tailgate meat preparation simple, tasty

Tailgating is a tradition in south Louisiana, and there’s no wondering why. You could start with a pretty passionate football fan base, but really people down here can turn any event into a reason to tailgate. Still, when you combine family, friends and something such as football, tailgating becomes a ...
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You’re not allowed to wine in football. Wanna bet?

You’re not allowed to wine in football. Wanna bet?

September means the start of football season, and the start of football season means the start of football parties. But what should you bring for you and your friends to drink? A bottle of wine is a traditional gift often brought to parties, but one may not think wine is ...
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No-fuss summer eats are the way to go

No-fuss summer eats are the way to go

When you’re hanging with your friends at the pool during the summer and you want a bite to eat, you’re probably thinking quick and easy. That’s understandable. When it’s all about logistics, what better finger food than the sandwich? Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket has all the things you’ll need to build ...
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The thrill of the grill … it’s that time of year!

The thrill of the grill … it’s that time of year!

Summer is barbecue season and Acquistapace’s Covington Supermarket has everything you need to turn your backyard grill into a standout experience. Starting with that key ingredient – the meat for the barbecue – the Acquistapace Family goes to great lengths for customer satisfaction. Butchers in house at Acquistapace’s Covington location ...
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The best kind of Acquistapace’s vacation

The best kind of Acquistapace’s vacation

Late spring and summer are the seasons when we vacation the most. Erik Acquistapace takes it to another level. He vacations often during the summer, but it’s not always with his family, unless one considers his customers family. Based on that reasoning, Erik will gladly take at least six working ...
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Structure your drinks and eats to beat the summer heat

Structure your drinks and eats to beat the summer heat

Summer is fast approaching, and that means Mother Nature will crank the temperature up soon. The warmer weather means people may temporarily change their eating habits, typically opting for lighter fare so as not to get weighted down in the Louisiana heat. Just because you may eat lighter foods doesn’t ...
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Savory Dessert - Stilton and Port

Savory Dessert – Stilton and Port

Dessert isn’t always about a sugar rush. It also can be about cleansing the palate, and winding down a wonderful meal. Erik Acquistapace knows that, and as one Louisiana’s few Certified Cheese Professionals with the American Cheese Society, he knows that pairing Stilton cheese and port wine is about as ...
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