Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema… recipe and wine pairings
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Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Honey Crema… recipe and wine pairings

Need something summery, and simple, and delicious? It doesn’t get much better than these Shrimp Tacos with an Avocado & Honey Crema. I made them a few weeks back when we had some company over and they disappeared in a blink. I made them again two nights ago and the same thing happened… They’re just … Continue reading

Turkey, White Bean & Kale Soup with Roasted Mushrooms & Carrots… recipe and wine pairings
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Turkey, White Bean & Kale Soup with Roasted Mushrooms & Carrots… recipe and wine pairings

Sometimes you just want something warm, chewy, chunky, hearty and delicious. Things like stew, chili, escarole and sausage… etcetera. I know with the winter we’ve been having, I’ve been craving dishes like that almost every single day! But, let’s face it, we can’t eat sausage, bacon, or ground beef every single day… as much as … Continue reading

French Onion Soup (so delicious!)… recipe and wine pairings
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French Onion Soup (so delicious!)… recipe and wine pairings

So a while back I had posed a question to our faithful Facebook followers, “What recipes would you like me to post?” I received a number of responses, all of which were great ideas, and all of which I have written down (don’t worry, I haven’t forgotten you guys!). Well the other day I was … Continue reading

Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser
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Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser

Looking for the perfect appetizer for a party, game day, or a great snack for the whole family? It doesn’t get any better than Stromboli! Moist bread, gooey cheese, salty pepperoni… how can you beat that? Serves 4-6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 2 1/4tsp (2 Envelopes) Active Dry Yeast 2tsp Granulated Sugar 1 3/4c Warm … Continue reading

Carrot Ginger Bisque with basil honey creme… recipe and wine pairings
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Carrot Ginger Bisque with basil honey creme… recipe and wine pairings

As I mentioned in a previous post I recently made dinner for my mother-in-law’s birthday party, and this bisque was how we started the meal. Of everything I made that night (all of which was delicious of course!), I have to say that this was probably the best dish of the bunch, and was a huge … Continue reading

Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)
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Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)

My house is filled with a bunch of hummus junkies… heck, my six year old is practically a hummus aficionado. I’ve always wanted to make my own, but none of the stores in my area carry Tahini. Finally one day it dawned on me that I can just order it online, so at long last … Continue reading