Recipes

    • Recipe: National Irish Coffee Day 2015

      This Sunday (Jan 25) welcomes in a newly decreed holiday that we can get behind: National Irish Coffee Day. According to folklore, Irish coffee was invented by Chef Joseph Sheridan in 1942 to welcome visiting Americans. With it being quite the brisk night in Ireland, Sheridan added whiskey to their coffee and voila! The Irish take this prized recipe so seriously they’ve even se ...

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    • Make Pizza & Pair Wine Like the Pros at A16 (VIDEO)

      Make Pizza & Pair Wine Like the Pros at A16 (VIDEO) 0 A16 Secrets to Prepping Pizza Pie & Wine to Perfection In honor of Oakland Restaurant week we wanted to share this video shot by MySourceTV at A16 Rockridge. The Italian food and wine experts there show us how to make pizza and pair wine like a pro! In this video, Wine Oh TV’s Monique Soltani goes in the kitche ...

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    • Rum Raisin King Cake

      photo by praline3001 Just when you thought the holidays were over, Epiphany gives us a chance to have yet another reason to celebrate. January 6th marks the day to celebrate the Three Wise Men, or Three Kings, as they completed their travels to find baby Jesus, presenting him with gifts. Traditionally in Mexico, Three Kings’ Day, or Diá los Reyes Magos, is when families pre ...

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  • Moroccan Spiced Lamb Shank

    … and cilantro stems. In a 2 quart Dutch Oven, add carrots, garlic, cilantro, dried cherries and shanks. Add ½ cup water and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 2 to 2 ½ hours. Garnish with Cilantro leaves and serve with Cous Cous. Recipe compliments of Epic Wines. McPherson Basilisk Shiraz Mourvedre Central Victoria, Australia…

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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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  • Pork Belly Pairings!

    … Pork Belly over Mashed Potatoes and Corn. This dish paired beautifully with Erdinger Weissbräu Dunkel, a stunning, smooth, and creamy dark German beer. This pairing is the ultimate comfort food for winter, and should be enjoyed on a chilly winter night with your loved ones. Check out Delivery.com for more grocery stores, restaurants, and booze…

    Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City - 2 readers -
  • Not such a good grade: Speck, Pea Shoot and Marsala Meatballs

    … Don’t you get tired to always cook the same dishes? During the last years, I have mastered some recipes that have become my signature dishes. I always have the essential ingredients for them in my refrigerator and I can cook them with my eyes closed. And, of course, I always shoot for one of those dishes for a weeknight meal. Unfortunately…

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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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  • Chicken Cacciatore in a Dutch Oven

    … importantly, our kids love it! Happy cooking… Enjoy! This recipe was adapted from chef Leah Di Bernardo’s, Chicken Cacciatore on Chinese Black Rice in a Dutch Oven. Print Chicken Cacciatore in a Dutch Oven Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 60 minutes Serving Size: 6 Ingredients 1-1/2 cans (28 ounce) whole…

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  • Smoked Chicken Verde Soup

    … a full jar of verde salsa, and also that I am a bit obsessed with verde salsa these days. But not just any verde salsa. Specifically the Whole Foods 365 Roasted Verde Salsa. I’ve used other verde salsas and the Whole Foods is 100x better than the competitors. True story. And no, they didn’t pay me a dime to say that! I’m just a fan. So, before you go…

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  • Mexican Ceviche, Salmon and Scallop Ceviche from 'Mexican Flavors'

    … nutmeg ½ teaspoon salt ¼ pound fresh salmon fillet, skinned and pinbones removed ¼ pound fresh bay scallops or fresh sea scallops, thinly sliced ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice ½ cup Guacamole 16 endive leaves Combine the olive oil, ginger, garlic, chile, cilantro, green onion, red bell pepper, nutmeg, and salt in a covered airtight bowl…

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  • Healthy Appetizers with Ozery Bakery!

    … Healthy Appetizers with Ozery Bakery! According to Elite Daily: Tequila aids in weight loss! This has shown up in many articles throughout the past year, and I seem to agree. I get less of a hangover if I drink a little too much, and when its just right… I don’t seem to gain the “beer belly” I would with other alcoholic beverages. Pair your…

    Sara Lehman/ Somm In The City - 4 readers -
  • Whiskey, Not Necessarily Over Rocks

    … Early this week I received an interesting article from Ginny at News and Experts. The article noted that whiskey sales are rising. People are finding different ways to drink spirits. Mixologists (liquid chefs, bartenders) are experimenting with different ingredients to combine with high alcohol spirits. “Drink mixologists enjoy finding more…

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  • Eating Healthy and Delicious

    …. Probably the one thing I miss the most in life when I go on these healthy lifestyle trips is the tortilla. I love tortillas and corn tortillas are great too but they are not nearly as satisfying and they still have a lot of calories. So I pile much of the fixings from a yummy taco into this lettuce cup and bam: healthy! I like to do spiced chicken…

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