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Vegan Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

Flavourful, insanely delicious pasta white wine and garlic white sauce and roasted Brussels Sprouts. Just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients required! BRUSSELS SPROUTS 16 ounces Brussels Sprouts (halved) 1-2 Tbsp olive oil 1 pinch each sea salt + black pepper SAUCE + PASTA 3 Tbsp olive oil or vegan butter 4 large cloves garlic, chopped (yields ~3 Tbsp as original recipe is written) 1/3 cup dry white wine (Pinot Grigio, … Continue reading Vegan Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

Garlic Chicken with White Wine Sauce

INGREDIENTS 3 pounds (1.4 kg) bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs and/or breasts Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2-3 whole heads of garlic, cloves separated (40 cloves), peeled Extra virgin olive oil 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) dry white wine, such as a Sauvignon Blanc (can sub with chicken stock and a teaspoon of lemon juice) 6 large … Continue reading Garlic Chicken with White Wine Sauce

Wine & Turkey Club Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This grown up grilled cheese is packed with port wine cheese, turkey, bacon, tomatoes, provolone & served with a port wine au jus. Ingredients Dressing: (yields ½ cup) 2 ½ TBS Port Wine 1 ½ TBS Mayonnaise 1 ½ TBS Half & Half 3 TBS Sharp Cheddar Cheese – grated 1 tsp Honey ½ tsp Red Wine Vinegar ½ tsp Dijon Mustard ½ tsp Molasses Pinch Onion Powder Pinch Garlic Powder 1/8 tsp Kosher Salt , plus more … Continue reading Wine & Turkey Club Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Raspberry & Cream Parfaits

Piled high with fresh raspberries and boozy whipped cream, these raspberry parfaits make a light and elegant dessert. INGREDIENTS 4 oz cream cheese, at room temperature 2 tablespoons orange- or almond-flavored liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Amaretto (see note) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup heavy cream 3 cups fresh raspberries 4 small sprigs mint, for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Have 4 wineglasses … Continue reading Raspberry & Cream Parfaits

10 Wine Tips That’ll Make You Sound Like A Badass

These wine tips cover some of the stranger bits of language and etiquette used by wine connoisseurs. Come to think of it, the world of wine is full of weird quirks. For example, have you ever watched a bunch of elegant wine drinkers spit out hundreds of dollars worth of wine? (This is very common at … Continue reading 10 Wine Tips That’ll Make You Sound Like A Badass

Lemon Meringue Pie and Citrus Curd Wine Pairing

Because lemon desserts such as lemon meringue pie are inherently acidic, you can pair them with wines that are quite sweet. Ice Wine Ice wines are made from white wine grapes harvested after the first frost, so the sugars have concentrated. This makes ice wines deliciously sweet. This sweetness balances the acidity in lemon desserts, making … Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie and Citrus Curd Wine Pairing