Girl Scouts Cookbook, Cookies, and Wine Pairings!

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Analiesa Chavez & Kelsey Bonner

The Girl Scouts never stop helping the community. As a GS in Boca Raton (my mom was a troop leader), I recall cookie sale season with a mixture of dread and excitement. I had to sell a LOT of cookies, but I loved visiting my neighbors and racking up the sales.

I also remember working hard to earn badges. West Boca Raton Community High School students Analiesa Chavez and Kelsey Bonner have written a cookbook for Boca Helping Hands that have earned them a Silver Award, as well as helping those who receive groceries from BHH. They took common ingredients from regular grocery handout bags and produced the cookbook that’s online here: 

https://bocahelpinghands.org/sites/default/files/images/TBB/Simply%20Healthy%20Cookbook%20-%20revised.pdf

And wine pairings!

Speaking of Girl Scout cookies, ABC Fine Wine & Spirits paired some of its wines with certain cookies, because wine goes with everything! What a great idea!

Pour a glass of Shannon Ridge Petit Sirah and pull those Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies from the freezer (that’s where I keep them!) for a sweet ending to your day. Try the Samoas with the Heredad de Baroja Rioja, or the Cranberry Citrus Crisps with the Blue De Mer Rose. It’s a whole new world of wine pairing. 


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