• Giving thanks for Olianas Italian wine!

      Cherry Corn Bread Stuffing INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 lbs. frozen sweet cherries, thawed 1 lb. sweet or hot Italian sausage (or turkey sausage) 1/4 cup butter 1 large onion 4 stalks celery, diced 6 cups crumbled day old corn bread 1 (14.5 oz) can chicken broth 3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary Freshly ground pepper to taste DIRECTIONS:Drain cherries in a sieve ...

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    • Turkey Stuffing Recipe with Potatoes and Chardonnay

      For Thanksgiving many people I know really enjoy turkey stuffing. For me there just never seems to be enough stuffing. The recipe below may be the answer to those who love potatoes, mushrooms and stuffing, plus it uses two cups of Chardonnay! The information provided at the beginning of the recipe has valuable details. Be sure to read it before starting to make the stuffing.

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    • Mini Maple Turkey Panini with Riesling Cranberry Relish

      This recipe for panini is perfect for any time of the year but especially in November. You may want to try making this with thin slices of leftover turkey from your Thanksgiving feast. Many thanks to Mirassou Winery for permission to use this recipe. Cheers! Kathy Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: About 15 minutes Ingredients Riesling Cranberry Relish 1 cup sugar 3/4 c ...

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  • Thanksgiving Leftovers and Wine

    … Last year, I wrote three posts about using leftover turkey to make recipes that would go well with wines. The posts were very popular, so I present the links again, for your continued enjoyment. Follow the link to find the recipe for Sweet and Savory Holiday Pizza, along with suggested wine pairings. The potatoes and cranberries are unusual…

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  • Easy Duck Confit Recipe: Substituting Olive Oil for Duck Fat

    … parties, as it can be prepared in advance and used as a rich, savory salad topping or simply as a charcuterie platter accoutrement. It’s also a perfect food pairing for Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. Shredded Duck Confit on a side salad Recipe: Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil Duck Confit Summary: Substituting a fine extra virgin olive oil for duck fat…

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  • Spanish Recipe: Andalusian-style Roasted Turkey

    … ¼ kg dried apricots 50 grams pine nuts 100 grams lard 2 cups dry sherry (fino or amontillado) 1 cup Spanish brandy (soaking the dried fruits) Salt Pepper Instructions Begin by soaking the prunes and apricots in brandy for at least 2 hours. Then make the stuffing: first very briefly saute the pine nuts to slightly toast them…

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  • Cheater Chicken Chili

    … Maureen posted this on Facebook and I thought I'd give it a try. I renamed it Cheater Chili because it's not from scratch. Shh...they'll never know. I mixed it up a bit by using sharp cheddar, Fritos, salsa and diced avacados.…

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  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

    … Preheat oven to 350. Cream 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar together. Mix 3/4 Cup canned pumpkin and 2 eggs. Blend in 1 3/4 flour and 1 tsp baking soda and a dash of salt. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp Nutmeg, 1/4 tsp ground ginger, 1/4 tsp cloves. Stir in 3/4 or desired amount of chocolate chips. Bake in traditional loaf pan or 2 mini loaf pans for 1 hour. ENJOY! This recipe makes one loaf. I double it to make 2 at a time of 4 mini loafs as shown. …

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  • A Moroccan Australian Irish Stew

    … is always drawn out and full of pauses and clauses. 1.3 kilograms of deboned lamb shoulder was the starting point. It's been in the freezer for a few weeks, surplus from my recent Moroccan food binge. We have pitted prunes and almonds, but the thought of another fruity tagine was just too much. I still wanted to use the techniques and the implement…

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  • Portuguese Recipe: Caldo Verde Soup

    … Ever notice how eating green cuisine automatically makes you feel healthy? There’s something psychologically and emotionally satisfying about it, where your body convinces itself that you’ve done the equivalent to fasting for a week, while abstaining from all stimulants and depressants. Mind you, we’re not talking the medicinal version of green…

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  • Baby Back Ribs

    … pullup practice after class. My belief is if you want to get a pullup work on stronger deadlifts. This is a key move for every muscle group in the body. On Monday we did this WOD 5 rounds for time: 10 squat clean 10 double unders. Since the skill focus was also the double under for practice I wore out my foot with the jumping. I had to sub in halfway thru the WOD. My foot is better now and I’m glad I did the modification. The weather during the class has been perfect and I hate missing classes when it’s this amazing. …

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  • Lamb prune and almond tagine

    … threads 1 small handful of fresh coriander and parsley 1 cup of water 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 1 medium tomato - finely diced 300-350 g of pitted prunes - approx 25 100g of blanched whole almonds 1 tablespoon of orange blossom water Season and then brown the meat in batches. Set aside. Add a few tablespoons of water to the pan to loosen…

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  • Fish tagine

    … First make an onion chermoula - into a blender the following - 2 teaspoons of roughly ground cumin / 4 cloves of garlic / 2 teaspoons salt / 3 teaspoons of smoky paprika / half a teaspoon of ground black pepper / pinch of cayenne / quarter teaspoon of turmeric / pinch of saffron threads / 1 red onion / small bunch of coriander leaves and the same…

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  • Tuscan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Thyme and Potatoes

    … and intense aromas with notes of blackberry, blueberry and chocolate. On the palate it is dry but silky and mouth-filling, with a very long and pleasant aftertaste with hints of toasted coffee beans.” – Stefano Casadei, winemaker Winemaker: Stefano Casadei Appellation: Isola dei Nuraghi IGT, Italy Varietal Blend: 50% Bovale, 50% Carignano + Cannonau…

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  • Roasted Pumpkin & Feta Frittata Pairing Recipe

    … Roasted Pumpkin & Feta Frittata INGREDIENTS: • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil • 1 small onion, diced • 6 oz. pumpkin (butternut squash), cut into 1/2 dices • 6 medium eggs • 1/2 cup milk • 4 oz feta, crumbled • 1 teaspoon dried oregano • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram • salt & pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: Heat oil in an ovenproof pan. Add onion…

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  • Dry Rub Pork or Turkey: Holiday Dinner Recipe Ideas

    Learn how to make a dry rub base with Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll. With this recipe and demonstration, you will learn how to make a dry rub base to last all summer and then three ethnic spice rub recipes from the base: an Asian, Mediterranean and an Indian dry rub. All are great menu ideas for your summ ...

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