Escarole and Bean Soup with Sausage… recipe and wine pairings
appetizers / comfort food / gluten free / recipes with wine pairings / soups

Escarole and Bean Soup with Sausage… recipe and wine pairings

The other day a buddy of mine shot me a message asking me for wine recommendations to go with escarole & bean soup, and when he asked I thought to myself “wow, it’s been a long time since I’ve had escarole & bean soup!”. So the next day I was at the market and texted … Continue reading

A wine you should know… 2011 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée
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A wine you should know… 2011 Cristom Pinot Noir Mt. Jefferson Cuvée

Recently I had the pleasure of reacquainting myself with a producer whose wines I used to drink regularly, and for whatever reason moved away from… Cristom Vineyards from Willamette Valley. For a number of years Cristom was my go-to Pinot Noir when I wanted something good, quite good actually, but not too rough on the ‘ole … Continue reading

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme
comfort food / recipes without wine pairings

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme

Who doesn’t love some roasted chicken once in a while? Here’s my recipe for lemon pepper chicken with thyme… Crazy easy to make, absolutely delicious, and as tender as rotisserie. Serves 2-4 depending on appetite & size of chicken. Ingredients: 1 Small to Medium Chicken, cut in half length-wise 1tbsp Olive Oil 4tbsp Unsalted Butter, … Continue reading