Wine Pairings

Some of our favorite recipe pairings….very tasty.

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 »

Recipe: Rosemarie’s Auslese Sorbet

Adventures in Eating: Rosemarie’s Auslese Sorbet Rosemarie | June 1982 Each year in the month of May, ten neighbor couples make a yearly trek to Singing Hills Country Club in El Cajon for a weekend of relaxation, conversation, and wine evaluation. One of the participants is a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the Wine and… read more »

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 »