Wine Pairings

Some of our favorite recipe pairings….very tasty.

Wine with Food: California Brut Champagne| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: California Brut Champagne By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | April 1983 Let’s assume that you were given a fine bottle of California champagne as a gift and you had set aside for the right occasion. Then one day, that special celebration pre­sented itself. An anniversary, a promotion, a raise, good news; all these… read more »

Wine with Food: Beaujolais Nouveau| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Beaujolais Nouveau By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | March 1983 I have fallen victim to the personal computer age! After a modest contribution to this giant industry, I now can process these words on my word processor. In fact, it is really slick! I do not know how I did without it all… read more »

Wine with Food: Liebfraumilch | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Liebfraumilch By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | February 1983 You will notice that I have changed the name of this column. For 14 issues now, the emphasis has been on the meal, with the serving of a wine as the comple­ment. Thus—Wine with Food, was the natural title. I make a particular point of… read more »

Wine with Food: Dessert II | Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: Dessert By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | January 1983 The absolute crowning touch to a meal, in my opinion, is the serving of a wine with dessert, or maybe for dessert. It is so much more substantive than the traditional cordials or liqueurs with their loud flavors. The alcohol content is less, and therefore there is… read more »

Wine with Food: White Zinfandel| Pairing Tips

Wine with Food: White Zinfandel By Paul Kalemkiarian Sr. | February 1984 The other day, as I was arriving for a meeting at a hotel, a luncheon meeting of a women’s club must have been letting out. I ran into an acquaintance who was carrying a bot­tle of wine. She stopped me and said “Paul,… read more »

Recipe: Lettuce Package | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Lettuce Package Rosemarie | March 1984 Our daughter Sharon, who is a brand new wife, loves to cook. I might add, she is a very good cook at that. We recently visited her and her husband, and were pleasantly surprised with a delightful Chinese dinner: do-it-yourself Lettuce Packages. Once everything is assembled, it… read more »

Recipe: Posset | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Posset  Rosemarie | September 1983 If it’s September, Thanksgiving can’t be far away. What a glorious summer we have all experienced. A bit warm, but that’s what vaca­tion time is all about. The fruit harvest, melons in par­ticular, was extraordinary. I discovered a watermelon shaped melon with yellow and green stripes called… read more »

Recipe: Eggplant Tomato Spaghetti Sauce | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Eggplant Tomato Spaghetti Sauce by Rosemarie | March 1983 I absolutely love eggplant (aubergine) and hope some of you share the same feelings. Arabs brought us the eggplant from India about 1500 years ago and the purplish egg-shaped vegetable has found itself to be a versatile morsel. Middle-eastern cooking is known to… read more »

Recipe: Peg Maleys Reuben Bake | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Peg Maleys Reuben Bake by Rosemarie | February 1983 The big red N, the Corn Huskers, the broad fertile plains of the hearty mid-west; these all spell the great State of Nebraska. Our eldest son, married a wonderful girl, (for­merly Lynn Duling) from Lincoln, Nebraska. Christmas 1982, our whole family, spent Christmas… read more »

Wine of the Month Club | August 2014 Vintners Series

Ed: He does it again, you know? He’s the only guy that can crack himself up by doing nothing, absolutely nothing. Paul: I don’t know what it is. You make me laugh, Ed. You’re very funny. Ed: Good. I’m glad I make somebody laugh. Paul: We went to saw my folks over the weekend and… read more »