Grilled pork tenderloin, avocado puree, tequila salsa and dirty rice… recipe and pairings

So the other day I put out a pretty simple question to my Facebook followers… “What would you like to see for my next recipe?” I received a number of different requests, but the ones that resonated with me the most were: A) Something grilled B) Something good for Cinco de Mayo C) Something easyContinue reading “Grilled pork tenderloin, avocado puree, tequila salsa and dirty rice… recipe and pairings”

Buttermilk Cheddar Cornbread

Well I made another batch of my crazy good fried chicken last night (https://perfectpairingsathome.com/2014/04/13/my-crazy-good-fried-chicken-recipe/) and I wanted to go a little traditional Southern in terms of sides. I was torn between cornbread and cheddar biscuits… Wait a second, why not have the best of both worlds!? Cheddar Cornbread! I must say, it came out pretty darn good.Continue reading “Buttermilk Cheddar Cornbread”

Molasses Rye Bread

My beloved mother-in-law requested that I bake some rye bread for Easter dinner so I decided to play around a little bit and get more creative than my typical recipe. So here is my newly created molasses rye… Really easy to make and absolutely delicious! And don’t worry, it’s not an overly sweet bread even though it hasContinue reading “Molasses Rye Bread”

A winery you should know… Limerick Lane from Russian River

The exact origin of the limerick is uncertain, as is the reasoning for calling these quirky (and usually dirty *cough* There once was a man from Nantucket *cough*) poems “limericks”… but it is widely believed that they are named after prose parlour games that were said to be popular in the city of Limerick, IrelandContinue reading “A winery you should know… Limerick Lane from Russian River”