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Wine with Food: With Eggs and Omelets

Wine with Food: With Eggs and Omelets by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | July 1982 Now—whoever heard of serving wine with breakfast? Well—I must say that wine with two fried eggs and bacon does not evoke the mental picture of flavor harmonies! However, there are some very appropriate combinations with certain egg centered dishes that do lend themselves… read more »

Wine with Food: with Salads!

Wine with Food: with Salads! by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | November 1982 Yes, the exclamation mark is necessary. Everybody says “… no wine with salad”. I say “Hold it,… try it with some; you will be surprised.” I might be disinherited from the Wine and Food Writers Guild for this, but I’ll stand by my convictions…. read more »

Wine with Food: with Desserts

Wine with Food: with Desserts by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | December 1982 If you have chosen to end your meal with  something sweet for dessert, rather than cheese, the world of dessert wines awaits you!…And what a wonderful array they are. I have a hard time deciding whether they are my favorite group of wines. There are… read more »

Wine with Food: with Cheese (part 1)

Wine with Food: with Cheese (part 1) by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | August 1982 The custom of cheese after the meal is commonly seen in the United States. It is a tradition in France, and often encountered in England, Germany, and other European countries. If you practice it in this country, it is sometimes interpreted as a… read more »

Wine with Food: For Luncheon Dishes, Casseroles and Pasta

Wine with Food: For Luncheon Dishes, Casseroles and Pasta by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | June 1982 Before I discuss wines to serve with cheeses, desserts, eggs, salads, (yes some salads can have wine accompaniments) which are the topics of the next four columns, I decided to cover a catch-all group of meals of an everyday… read more »

Recipe: Margie’s Halfway Cookies

Adventures in Eating: Margie’s Halfway Cookies Rosemarie | May 1982 Just recently, I purchased Maid Heater’s cookbook of “Great Cookies”. Some of you might remember her father, news analyst Gabriel Heater. It was recommended by a friend, and when I reviewed the book, 1 purchased two more copies.. one for our daughter Sharon and the other… read more »

Bianco Alcamo, 1980 – Fiumefreddo

BIANCO ALCAMO, 1980 – FIUMEFREDDO by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1982 The island of Sicily, (the football at the tip of the shoe of Italy) is our visit for tasting an import this month. Famous for the active volcano Mt. Etna on its east coast, the northwest portion of the island is crowned by… read more »

Chardonnay, 1980 – Danfield Creek

CHARDONNAY, 1980 – DANFIELD CREEK by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | February 1982 When the wine bug bites, it punctures the skin ever so gently that you cannot feel it, and there are no traces on the skin. However, it injects nectar from the grape vine blossom that circulates in your constitution for ever and ever…. read more »

Malbec, 1977 – Canto Rodado Flichman

MALBEC, 1977 – CANTO RODADO FLICHMAN by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | February 1982 The fifth largest wine producing country in the world, Argentina, produces most of its wine for local consumption. Little is exported. Wine grapes were introduced to the country by Father Cedron, a Jesuit priest in 1566. Since then the industry has grown… read more »

Petite Syrah, 1979 Roudon-Smith

PETITE SYRAH, 1979 ROUDON – SMITH by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | January 1982 What does mechanical engineering and wine have in common? Give up? A correct answer would be Bob Roudon and Jim Smith. These two engineers met in 1971 -and developed a friendship that led to a wine making venture. Their wives Annamaria and… read more »