Wine Pairings

Some of our favorite recipe pairings….very tasty.

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 »

Wine with Food: with Cheese (part 2)

Wine with Food: with Cheese (part 2) by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | September 1982  I am supposed to include some tables in 1 this months column, that show which wines accompany various cheeses. I real­ly did not mean tables! I intended to list the types of cheese and then list some wines that would be appropriate for the… 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: Carbonnade a La Flamande

Adventures in Eating: Carbonnade a La Flamande Rosemarie | April 1982 Barbara is a friend and a remarkable woman. While single-handedly raising 4 children, she managed to earn a degree in nursing and currently is pursuing and enjoying her career. In between all this, she finds time to entertain, and is not only a fine… read more »

Recipe: Pork Stuffed Oranges

Adventures in Eating: Pork Stuffed Oranges Rosemarie | March 1982 The restaurant profile is changing so rapidly in Los Angeles, that hardly a week goes by without one noticing another new restaurant. They are usually small Ma and Pa operations with a new cuisine to offer. America (L.A.) the land (city) of opportunity has become… read more »