Wine Pairing

    Syrah-braised Lamb Shoulder

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    5 readers - By WineStyles

    #winePW 4: Sicily

    When David posted the theme for the September #winePW (wine pairing weekend) both Pete and I knew right away we wanted to participate. This month’s theme, Regional Food and Wine Pairings, leaves a whole world full of regions to consider. We pretty quickly narrowed our choice to Sicily.

    4 readers - By Pull That Cork

      Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

      Natalie MacLean - - 3 readers - Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Recipe by: Courtney Flood This recipe is a great dish to feed a crowd. It can be prepared completely in advance and easily doubled without any extra effort. It’s also an easy wine-pairing dish. It is great to use some of the fall vegetable bounty.

      Broccoli and Barley Smoked Paprika Salad

      WineStyles - - 3 readers - INGREDIENTS: • 1 cup pearled barley, rinsed • 3/4 pound broccoli, cut into florets (1 large crown) • 1/4 cup olive oil • 3 large cloves garlic, chopped • 1/2 cup whole raw almonds, chopped • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika • 3 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper • 2 big handful baby arugula • 3/4 cup cubed manchego cheese (6 ounces) DIRECTIONS: Add barley to bo.

      Low Country Boil

      The Sommelier Update - - 1 readers - It is summer time, and what better to do that have a large group of friends gather together in the mountains, for food and wine? Normally we would have everyone over for a barbecue, and everyone bring some appetizers or side dishes. This time, we decided to something completely different… a low-country boil.

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