Food And Wine Pairing

    • Wine Pairing Recommendations for Hometown Foods #SundaySupper

      This week’s #SundaySupper theme is all about hometown and the wonderful memories one’s favorite hometown foods may evoke. Image courtesy of imgtechnologies.com What I call “hometown” has always been a challenge for me. I was born in Chicago, but moved to California with my parents as a teenager. I’ve spent (way) more than half my life in California.

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    • A Dine Out Vancouver Treat at Morocco West

      Dine Out Vancouver starts treating us to fantastic food starting this Friday, January 16 till February 1st. There are so many choices from the $18-$28-$38 fixed price meals. New restaurants are always coming into our food scene, so there are always wonderful surprises each year. This year, one of our new restaurants is Morocco West located at Jervis and Robson.

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  • Smoked Buffalo Chicken Dip

    … Are you ready for some football… and this Smoked Buffalo Chicken Dip!? After posting this recipe for Smoked Buffalo Turkey Dip over a year ago the dish has become a staple in our house. And by staple we make it so often I’m almost embarrassed to share. But since we only smoke turkey a couple times a year, we’re usually making the dip…

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  • Recent Articles — Sicilian Meatballs on Wine4.Me

    …. “When I recently visited Sicily, I was impressed by not only the wines I tasted, but also the food and the people hosting us. From the simple, fresh ways they prepare their seafood to the unique uses for eggplant, or the signature Arancini di Riso (fried rice balls), I was exposed to many staples in Sicilian cooking that I’m not accustomed…

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  • Drink Chianti, Eat Gnudi, Celebrate Valentine’s Day

    … and the ingredients to make an Italian dish called “gnudi“, which is Italian for “nude“. I’m not sure of the history of the dish gnudi, but it does seem to flow with the idea of Valentine’s Day. So a bit about the dish, the wine, and then the pairing. Gnudi Gnudi picture courtesy garrubo.com Gnudi looks similar to gnocchi, but it is instead made…

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  • Smoked Chicken Verde Soup

    … Take this smoked chicken, add this smoked chicken stock, and a few other goodies, and you have this amazing Smoked Chicken Verde Soup. I was first introduced to this brilliant Jalapeño Lime Chicken Soup from one of my favorite food blogs, Pinch of Yum. Their version however, calls for you to cook raw chicken breasts in water and broth…

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  • Smoked Chicken Stock

    … This is the kind of recipe that will make you want to go out and buy a smoker just so you can make your own stock. Or maybe not? If anything I hope to convince you to never, ever, throw away a smoked chicken carcass ever again. Don’t do it! I’ve gotten used to making my own chicken stock from regular roaster chicken carcass, but it didn’t…

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  • Pairing Wine with Crock-Pot Favorites

    …. For a weeknight value try: Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo Reserva Carmenere 2012 (Central Valley, Chile) ~ $11 Now tell me, what are YOUR favorite slow cooker recipes??? I’m on a mission to make more this year and will be adding every single one of your recommendations to my Crock-Pot Love Pinterest board. For more recipes check out the Recipe Index…

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  • Wine of the Week; 2010 Cantele Salice Salentino Riserva

    … flavors, dusty tannins and a supple texture. Medium+ finish. >>Find this wine<< Rating: A-; Fabulous QPR on this wine! And if you’re looking to try a different grape variety – give Negroamaro a try! Pair with: Carne alla pizzaiola, meat lovers pizza, roast veal and beef, game, lamb, and ripe aged cheeses. Sample purchased for review…

    Martin D. Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog- 4 readers -
  • Bubbly, Sparkling Wine or Champagne?

    … "Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right" Mark Twain "In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it." -- Napoleon Bonaparte. "Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it." -- Madame De Pompadour "Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully." -- Graham Greene Get this widget…

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  • Last Minute Wine & Food Ideas for Thanksgiving

    … My friend and rock star wine writer, Jameson Fink, searched the blog archives for his favorite articles written about Thanksgiving wines over the last eight years and came up with his 20 favorites. It’s a fun piece with links to some great advice on pairing wine with Thanksgiving dinner. Give it a read HERE. Whatever wines you decide…

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  • Thanksgiving Wine Classes

    … November 22nd, 2014 • No Comments It’s that time of year where everyone wants to know which wine goes with the Thanksgiving Turkey.. Here are some fun wine classes around Thanksgiving that offer more than just the usual suspects like Beaujolais Nouveau and German Rieslings – both great, but there are so many fantastic and fun pairings…

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  • Haywire Lunar New Year Red and White 2015 Hit the Spot

    … bottles I received, I decided to contact some wine loving friends, and try these wines with Chinese food from Sun Sui Wah restaurant on Main Street in Vancouver. We decided to try the following dishes from Sun Sui Wah: Sautéed beef with oyster sauce Braised prawn and sliced chicken with vermicelli hot pot Steamed bean cake and scallop topped…

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  • BBQ Corner (part 15) — Smoked Lamb Lollipops

    By contributing writer Sean, aka “the hubby” As we prepare for Thanksgiving, we love trying out new ways adding BBQ to our holiday party, either with appetizers, drinks (see smoked bloody mary) or dessert. This year, we’re throwing together a smoked rack of lamb for a great finger food that adds that little wow factor and also pairs well with wine.

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  • 8 Urban Wineries & Tasting Rooms in Portland to Visit this Fall

    … In the big city and can’t make it out to wine country? No worries you can still get your wine on in Portland this fall. Try one, or all five, of these tasting rooms and sip away while the last leaves fall and the rain soaks the street. Portland Pairings Not sure what to have with dinner? Then head to Pairings Portland to grab a bottle and some…

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