The Aperol Flip champagne cocktail makes for a delightful introduction to Aperol, an Italian bitter liqueur.
pink wine that tastes like Strawberry Melon Fanta. waiting for delivery of Grenache Rose from Edward Sellers so we can enjoy it all summer by the pool...
Ciambellina wine. Recipe typical of Rome.
if i drink half the sangria by myself in the kitchen before the party even starts, does that make me a very naughty hostess? (and i didn't even put fanta in it)
Pork and Peppers with Wine Tomato Sauce
Brandy snap baskets with whipped cream and a rhubarb sangria compote
Porto Cruz Pink - Marketed in France for a female audience - I fell for it! Smooth, sweet and pretty. Perfect for a spring apéritif.
Kumquat Gelée. Kumquat liqueur paired with Lillet and Prosecco. Don't you dare call it a Kumquat Jello-Shooter, or you are banned!
Edamame and Walnut Ravioli served on a bed of sauteed spinach and mushrooms.
Here's another Yo Momma recipe... Yo Momma's a sloppy boozey tart to celebrate mother's day. I love you mom!
Piped Deviled Eggs - seasoned to perfection.
nothing says spring like bright yellow and the green of fava beans and asparagus - Risotto With Asparagus, Fresh Fava Beans and Saffron
with so much flavor coming from lemon zest in this recipe, you may not eve need parmesan cheese for this Baby Artichoke Risotto
leeks and carrots are available year round, but the young versions at spring time are perfect for this risotto
a romantic drink that is also a great use for all those fresh strawberries available now
Blackberry Champagne Cocktail pairs perfectly with chocolate desserts.
Potato quiche with goat's cheese, caramelized onions and a potato pastry crust, with wine-matching to boot.
White Wine and Cream Steamed Mussels
Chicken legs marinated in a dill and red wine vinegar marinade and roasted. The smell from the kitchen is almost as good as the first bite.
There's at least one surprising ingredient in this Kitchen Sink Spaghetti
Light and luscious, Chablis Ginger Pear Crisp is perfect for spring and those late season pears in the stores now. You have to try it to believe it!
A Champagne Julep - created by Tom Bullock who was one of the nation's first celebrity mixologists in the early 1900s - offers a delicious alternative for Kentucky Derby Day drinking.
SLOSHED! makes a bright, easy, summery sangria—the busy hostess' best friend!
a fancy fast way to aerate your wine, the Vinturi Wine Aerator [via: Outblush]
[podcast] Chef Michelle Bernstein-Martinez Cooks Empanadas at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
Chicken and sweet red bell peppers simmered in a plum wine sauce.
Fruits Secs et Noisettes au Miel - Delicious compote of dried fruits and nuts in wine-infused honey. This makes great topping for cake, ice cream, cake, oatmeal, crepes, pancakes, and yogurt.
The champagne cocktail—simple, yet elegant. A delightful special occasion drink.
Drunken Mussels ~ a simple and delectable way to prepare this fabulous entree.
Sangria sorbet and memories of my first trip to Spain
Melt in your mouth Shrimp Scampi.
Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette
Delicious slow-roasted pork with ginger, figs and plum wine.