Wine Pairings

Some of our favorite recipe pairings….very tasty.

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 »

Wine of the Month Club | Santa Maria BBQ Tri-Tip…the real story and recipe

This is the freshly barbecued corn here for the Wine of the Month Club’s monthly barbecue. We’re going down just one month, okay? USDA choice, I’m not talking about it. Man 1: Loading. Paul: Load it up. Ramming. Man 1: Yeah!

Wine of the Month Club | How to Make Crostini

Hey, welcome to the Wine of the Month Club’s first kitchen demonstration of one of the recipes that we’re featuring in the email special. We’re featuring two of our products, the Vista Alba Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Argentina and our Melina’s Balsamic Vinegar from Modena. But I want to make these quick Bruschettas, Auntie… read more »

Recipe: Mother’s String Beans

Adventures in Eating: Mother’s String Beans Rosemarie | September 1982 I never fail to get “turned on” when I stop to realize, time and time again, the infinite ways a particular ingredient can be prepared. String beans are in their full glory in the markets now. I remember as a little girl, sitting and painfully stringing them… read more »

Recipe: Ceylon Curry Powder | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Ceylon Curry Powder Rosemarie | October 1982 We are happily busy, planning our trip to Northern Italy, while writing this column. Naturally, the main objective is to taste, taste, and taste more Italian wines and dishes. I hope to explore some of the recipes I have read, and wanted to know more about…. read more »

Recipe: Crostini Toscano

Adventures in Eating: Crostini Toscano Rosemarie | November 1982 It has been a whole 10 days since our return from Italy, and time to write this column. I can no longer feign jet lag and put off writing. Paul has politely directed that it get done. We only covered parts of Northern Italy, and sampled its wines, glorious… read more »