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Wine & Food Pairing Guide: Unusual Must-Try Couplings

View Interactive Version (via Mr.Gamez).   Maralyn D. Hill, The Epicurean Explorer Executive Editor, Luxe Beat Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Where and What in the World Member: International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) Member: Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) Member: Society of...

The Perfect Wine to Bring to a Holiday Gathering: It’s All About the Food

By Paula Moulton I became infamous at Le Cordon Bleu in France (at least in my own mind) on a relatively quiet and peaceful classroom day of wine tasting. I am on stage but the theater is a dimly lit classroom in the 15th Arondissement of Paris and I am an American widow with three grown children wearing a...

Warm Cheddar Pretzels Recipe Paired with Merlot by Natalie MacLean

Find Comfort in the Cold And just like that, the holidays are over; they’re gone as fast as they came. But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing else to look forward to this winter. It may be cold and snowy, but that means you can have fun sledding in the park and skiing. And the best part about that is: you...

Women’s Wine Council – Be Your Own Loon!

I do not consider myself wine snob per se, but it is a fact that my palate was not formed by convenience store coolers, but by wine hand-selected by master sommeliers. Clearly some treasures exist in the vast gap between the two and in these tough economic times, I confess that the price tag of my “table...

Bespoke Holiday at la ferme de la lochere

I’m delighted to share this adverture for those into culinary tourism and French wine. Last fall, three of us were fortunate to visit la ferme de la lochere and meet Katherine Frelon and Brenden Moore. Personally, I have interviewed more chefs, taken part in numerous cooking schools, and wached more demos...

Castello Moments Wine Tasting

This is a sponsored post. Castello Alps Selection Cheese was sent to me to enjoy, create recipes, and use for tastings. I’ve posted several recipes and their will be more on HonestCooking.com. Even though this is the last, it was the first for trying in order to capture the flavor of the cheese selection....

Abacela Winnery and 2011 Albarino from the Umpqua Valley of Southern Oregon

Last week, we were in Seaside, Oregon for Travel & Words. I was fortunate enough to be asked to be the keynote speaker and lead a seminar. It was such a great experience to meet so many professionals. While there, Allen Cox asked me if we had ever tried 2011 Albarino from Abacela Winery. When we answered...

A Red Hot Recipe For Lettuce Wraps Paired With Red Wine

The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC is always pleasant to write about. I’ve probably visited 10 or 12 times and taken various tours. However four of the visits were to interview chefs and film them in action. Chefs at the Biltmore work a 40 hour week, not the crazy hours required of most in that...

Indian-Spiced Pork in Tomato Sauce From What’s Cookin

Photo by Lee Harrelson, Cooking Light Pita bread or basmati rice would be good with this saucy dish. Toasting the whole spices before adding them to the other ingredients intensifies their flavors.Lycopene count: 13 milligrams per serving. Heat first 7 ingredients in a dry skillet over medium heat about 3...

Apple Rhubarb Crisp From What’s Cookin

Crisps are old-fashioned comfort food. I like them best served warm with a generous pour of fresh cream In a bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, nuts, and cinnamon. Work in the butter until the mixture resembles dry oats. The mixture should just hold… View Recipe at Fine Cooking...

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