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Pan-Fried Pork Chops

There’s nothing like a little ol’ fashioned comfort food. Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, has captured that perfectly in this recipe. I couldn’t help but crave a Syrah for this. But it needs to be a big, bold one to get through the fried exterior of the meat. YUM. See how it’s done here.   Be… read more »

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Spaghetti with Lemon and Olive Oil

Such a simple recipe, but it is SO good. I was drooling with a growling stomach as I was reading the recipe from Smitten Kitchen. Even though I am lactose intolerant, I had to make this. I found that a little less cream and a bit more olive oil works great. This is definitely a… read more »

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Zucchini Boats with Mozzarella and Olives

This is such a fun and creative dish. I absolutely loved this and couldn’t help but pair it with a Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc…Herbs to go with herbs. Check out the recipe here from The Kitchn.   Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Orecchiette with Cherry Tomatoes and Arugula

Yum. Delicious. Spectacular. There are so many good things to say about this recipe…everyone loved it. I used gnocchi as a substitute for the Orecchiette, but either would work well. With this, I was all over a Grenache or a Spanish Garnacha. Thanks to Smitten Kitchen for this great recipe.   Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive… read more »

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Roast Chicken with Dijon Sauce

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to eat more chicken, so I’ve been looking for recipes that will add a little variety and flavor. Although this dish is simple, it packs lots of flavor. I went with a Sicilian Catarratto with this…light for the cream, yet lean for the mustard. Let us know… read more »

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Creamy Lemon Basil Potato Salad

We all have had those moments when we’re invited to parties or BBQs and asked to bring a side dish. But doesn’t everyone get sick of the typical things: macaroni salad, fruit salad, green salad, and how about potato salad? Well here is a perfect recipe to throw a twist on a classic that will… read more »

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Lemon Chicken and Artichokes

There’s no question in my mind this will blow your mind. It’s the bomb. Can anyone get me a glass of Marsanne? Maybe a Roussanne? Please? Here’s the recipe from Framed Cooks. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Chicken Piccata

I feel as though this recipe is a classic for many individuals. This particular recipe seems lighhearted enough. The lemon and white wine flavors will mesh well to create a great meal. However, being fried, I want to bring in enough acid in the wine pairing to support that and meld with the citrus tones…. read more »

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Balsamic Braised Brussels with Pancetta

Here’s another great recipe for brussels sprouts. I absolutely love them…especially with the pancetta. Brilliant. The slight anise of the pancetta and the vegetable character will do well with a Chilean Sauvignon Blanc. It’s a dish you must try…hopefully it’s a hit for you all! Thanks to Smitten Kitchen for the recipe. 1 1/2 cups… read more »

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Tarragon Corn Chowder

I know it’s summertime and it’s hard to think about eating soup…but this recipe looks too good not to share with you. With this wine pairing, I want to go after the viscosity of the dish as well as the flavor profile. I think I like a rich Chardonnay with this, Sonoma preferably. Enough oak… read more »

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