Sausage Stuffing Recipe
breads / casseroles / comfort food / Fall/Winter Dishes / meat / recipes without wine pairings / sides / Thanksgiving

Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Sooooooooo…… first let me say that I apologize for the picture, it’s not the finished product. This was the “before” picture I posted on social media as a teaser, and I had planned on taking a pic of the stuffing after it came out of the oven for the blog. The only problem was that … Continue reading

Traditional Spanish Pork and Chickpea Stew… recipe and wine pairings
comfort food / easy recipes / gluten free / meat / recipes with wine pairings / soups / stews

Traditional Spanish Pork and Chickpea Stew… recipe and wine pairings

Recently I was having some company over for dinner, including a married couple from Spain, and I really wanted to challenge myself to make food that was traditional cuisine from their country. I made a number of different dishes, including tortilla (the absolute staple of Spain… every family has their own special recipe passed down through … 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

Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!
appetizers / breads / comfort food / game day snacks / recipes without wine pairings / sides / vegetarian

Homemade Pretzel Knots… perfect for a party!

I started making homemade pretzels about a year ago and they’re a huge hit with my family and friends. Well, one of my coworkers saw the recipe a while back and has been harassing me to make them for the office ever since… but there’s a problem. My normal pretzel recipe makes 12 pretzels, there … Continue reading

Winter Vegetable Barley Soup… Vegan friendly
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Winter Vegetable Barley Soup… Vegan friendly

I knew I wanted soup for dinner yesterday, but I was torn on what to make… So, I opened the floor for our fantastic Facebook followers to put in some requests, and vegetable barley won out. Of course I couldn’t simply make a regular old vegetable barley soup (where’s the fun in that?), so I played with … Continue reading