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BBQ Wine Pairings

It’s finally spring here in Philly, and I want some barbeque. It’s warm enough to hang outside while slathering the ribs with sauce and cool enough to drink red wine. I’ll …

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Bad Cheese Pairings

Pulling off the right wine pairing can turn an otherwise mediocre dinner into a killer experience. The real test is when you find yourself laughing the night away; only later do …

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Food and Wine Books

Looking for the newly updated article on wine book recommendations? You can check that out here: Top Picks for Wine Books.  Larousse WineMany years ago, a student of mine –an aspiring chef and …

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Spanish Recipes from the Wine School

Patatas Bravas2 pounds red skin potatoes, quartered3 Tbsp vegetable oil1 tsp fine salt2 shallots, diced1 tsp smoked paprikapinch cayenne pepper1 cup crushed tomatoes¼ cup white wine1 cup mayonnaiseFor the Sauce:Heat a …

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Recipes from the Wine School

Corn And Zucchini Salad With Feta4 ears of corn, huskedKosher salt4 small zucchini (about 1 1/2 pounds), thinly sliced lengthwise on a mandoline8-10 zucchini blossoms, torn into large pieces (optional)1/4 cup …

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Recipes From the Wine School

From the Wine Pairing Classes at the Wine SchoolArugula, Fennel and Olive Salad3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice1 small shallot1 tsp mustard1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil1/2 tsp Fine sea salt1 5-ounce package …

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Cremini

Recipes from the Wine School

Mushrooms Stuffed with Smoked Trout, Leeks, Creme Fraiche 12 Cremini Mushrooms 1 tablespoon butter, unsalted. 1/4 cup Leeks, washed and sliced 1/8 cup Smoked Trout, crumbled 1/4 cup Creme Fraiche (or …

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Recipes from the Wine School

Pulled Pork, South Carolina BBQ The BBQ Sauce Throughout the 1700s, South Carolina drew a large contingent of immigrant German families. These new settlers brought with them ideas and advancements on ways …

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Chorizo

Recipes from the Wine School

Chorizo and Lentil Soup 1 cup tocino (chopped bacon) 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3 carrots, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup cured chorizo, chopped 1 cup chicken …

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Wine Gift Ideas

Napa Valley Maps from VinousHere’s something for the wine geek in your circle. Vinous has published a cutting-edge series of vineyard maps. These are not whimsical maps crafted to be hit …

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Recipes from the Wine School

Dishes are from our food & wine pairing classes. Roasted Pork with Plum ChutneyChutney can be made up to one week ahead. Cover and chill. Rewarm slightly before serving.1 pound dried …

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Roman Recipes from the Wine School

Spinaci Alla Romana Roman-Style Spinach Ingredients for Spinaci Alla Romana 2 lbs baby spinach 1 tablespoon leaf lard (or butter) 2 tablespoons raw pine nuts 1 large shallot, diced 3 tablespoons raisins 1⁄4 teaspoon …

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Recipes for Food & Wine Pairings

A few recipes from our food & wine pairing classes!Farro Salad 1 cup par-cooked farro1 cup apple cider2 teaspoons fine salt2 bay leaves1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil2 tablespoons red wine vinegar1/2 …

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Italian Wine Pairings

An Italian Sommelier’s Guide to Italian Wine PairingsItalian Wine Pairings from the NorthItaly is a country of diversity, and it’s hard to make generalizations. This is especially true when considering the …

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Recipes for Food & Wine Pairings

Capers, Shallot & Tarragon Sauce for Fresh Sea ScallopsThis sauce was used for the sea scallop dish. The best way to prepare the scallops is to sear them in a very hot …

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