Seafood pasta inspired by some fiery little peppers we found on a putting green in Maui. No kidding!
Spreadable Red Wine Cranberry Sauce:
Tangy and tart cranberry sauce that gets a fruity boost from red wine and a fresh, floral finish from citrus and vanilla bean.
The ultimate fluffy cheesecake with caraway chocolate nuggets and a Zinfandel-juniper berry glaze
Coq au vin blanc with cream, crispy bacon, shallots and mushrooms.
Dinner at the CIA Greystone's Wine Spectator Restaurant in Napa included the "Sweet Finale" dessert tasting plate with olive oil icecream!
Delicious and unusual way to make polenta. Creamy inside and crunchy/chewy on the outside, these cakes are healthy and still very satisfying. Zucchini add sweetness and color to the cakes, making them pretty to look at.
The healthiest snack idea: roasted chickpeas with spices. Crispy, light and delicious!
Chocolate Gingerbread Bars with Ginger Wine Ganache? Oh my!
A delicious sangria, guaranteed to cause instant happiness.
Summer sangria~ Fresh fruit, wine and spirits bring this summer classic to life.
pasta with butter beans & red wine [5 ingredients | 10 minutes]
Little yellow watermelon, grilled to perfection. Later topped with yogurt sauce.
Pimientos de Guernica
A light, fresh, creamy version of carbonara for summer months. Delicious topped with a fried egg and crisp, peppery watercress.
Vanilla Panna Cotta with macerated berries. Perfection has never been so easy.
This fresh summer salad is a hit at every gathering. It’s one of my most requested recipes. Slightly tangy vinaigrette truly compliments the sweetness of the caramelized figs.
10-Second Sangria. Meet your new favorite summer drink.
Sangria Verde made with vinho verde and green fruit.
Braised Beef Short Ribs from Domaine Chandon Cookbook
it's high time for a glass (or three) of rosé ... nytimes panel tasted 20 from which to choose...
Quit the whining & get the goods with a great pasta. Bow Tie Pasta with a White Wine Sauce, tossed with Black Olives, Tomatoes & Feta.
Chinese Style Twice-Cooked Pork Belly (東坡肉) and a quick look at my photography 'studio'
Summer fruit pudding
Smokin’ Chicken Burger. The mushrooms keep everything nice and moist. Couple that with the onions, red wine sauce, and bacon and this burger definitely has flavor.
This is an exxxtreme berry sangria - perfect for a hot summer night. And guess what? It's much easier than you might think!
White Wine Clams
Summer Green Bean Salad with Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
Giving wine coolers back the credit they deserve by making them at home. Classy, not klassy!
Grilled leg of lamb with a super flavorful olive tapenade stuffing is so easy to prepare, but your guests would never believe it!
Red wine quinoa pasta with lemon and parmigiano reggiano
A spicy tomato shrimp sauce over pasta - a recipe from Rick Moonen to benefit the Gulf relief. Plus an interview with Chef Adam Sobel.
Chickpeas Romesco- A delicious Spanish sauce with roasted red peppers, tomato and almonds envelopes chickpeas