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Recipe: Rhubarb Custard Pie | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Rhubarb Custard Pie Rosemarie | October 1984 It’s just a fact of life. It’s rhubarb time again! One of my favorite low cost adventures is to scout out lobbies and cafes of new hotels. Whenever Paul and I are driving about and spot a new hotel, little is said. The car pulls… read more »

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Recipe: Ensalada de Piparrada| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Ensalada de Piparrada Rosemarie | July 1984 The eighteen provinces that make up Spain have maintained the tradition of what is called La Buena Mesa (The Good Table). Back in the 13th Century, King Alfonso The Wise wrote: “Spain is rich in honeys, abundant with fruits, teeming with fish, well provided with milk… filled… read more »

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Recipe: Coquilles St. Jacques | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Coquilles St. Jacques Rosemarie | August 1984 One of my favorite pastimes, and perhaps yours, is reading cook­books! They are part of my recrea­tional reading. I recently found a box of recipes cut out during high school days. Very often, my mind takes off and I wonder how, where, and when some… read more »

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Recipe: Chocolate Covered Raisin Clusters| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Chocolate Covered Raisin Clusters Rosemarie | November 1984 This is way off the topic of today’s column, but I could not resist sharing some good news. Two cakes from Rosemarie’s Kitchen were submitted for judging in the LA County Fair. Both won ribbons! It did my ego worlds of good. I’m still… read more »

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Recipe: Skewered Swordfish or Thrasher Shark | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Skewered Swordfish or Thrasher Shark Rosemarie | February 1985 In my French conversation class this week, I learned a new word – la grippe. Certainly, it better illustrates the way one feels when they are “gripped” by the flu. Presently, while writing this column, la grippe has indeed “gripped” me! Aching muscles,… read more »

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Recipe: Silver Onions Oregano| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Silver Onions Oregano Rosemarie | December 1984 Several months ago, this column published a recipe for Peach Chutney. No more than a few days had passed, after the newsletter was sent, that I received a phone call from one of our Wine of the Month Club members. His question was: “When are… read more »

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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 »

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Recipe: Rosy Rhubarb Puff | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Rosy Rhubarb Puff Rosemarie | August 1982 By chance, I picked up at my local market one of those calendars that have a recipe for each month, along with a marvelous picture to illustrate it. One of them was a tempting challenge to try. I could not resist my favorite combination of… read more »

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Pinot Grigio, 1981. Ponte| Vintage Wine History and Information

PINOT GRIGIO. 1981 – PONTE by Paul Kalemkiarian Sr | Our white wine this month hails from the lands behind Venice, Italy. Many important wines come from this official region called The Veneto. (situated between Lake Garda and the Po and Piave rivers). However, our wine is not one of these important wines! It does… read more »

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Recipe: Ratatouille | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Ratatouille by Rosemarie | July 1983 Whenever we think of summer’s bounty and preparing that bounty for colder days, we think of fruit. Especially because, we love the products of fruit such as jams, pre­serves, and canned fruit. It is rewarding and not too difficult to make a lovely jam. And with… read more »

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