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White Wine Vegan Alfredo Pasta

A creamy white sauce mixed with Fettucine pasta and sautéed shiitake mushrooms for a delicious and easy weeknight meal. Ingredients 8 ounces fettuccine pasta 2 tbsp olive oil, divided 6 oz shiitake mushrooms 2 tbsp vegan butter 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk, divided 3 tbsp cornstarch 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/2 tsp salt freshly ground pepper, optional 3 tbsp vegan parmesan, plus more for serving Instructions Cook the fettuccine in salted boiling water … Continue reading White Wine Vegan Alfredo Pasta

Quiche with White Wine and Shallots

This is a rich and delicious quiche perfect for Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch! Originally taken from RecipeGirl, we added some spinach for a finishing touch. Ingredients 1/2 cup minced shallots 1 cup of spinach (optional) 1/2 cup dry white wine 6 large eggs, beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 3 cups heavy whipping cream dash of freshly grated nutmeg 12 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese 1 10-inch pie crust, pre-baked Instructions Preheat oven … Continue reading Quiche with White Wine and Shallots

Beef Burgundy Style Empanadas

Ingredients 1tablespoon olive oil 1/2cup chopped onion 1clove garlic, mashed or pressed 1/2lb beef top sirloin, flank or skirt steak, cut into small cubes 1/4cup red wine 3tablespoons whipping cream 1can (4 oz) mushroom pieces and stems, drained, chopped 1/2cup chopped cooked carrots Salt and pepper to taste 2boxes Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as … Continue reading Beef Burgundy Style Empanadas

3 Ethical Wines to Sip for Earth Day

Is there such a thing? People’s definition of ethics is being challenged these days. When it’s all said and done, it’s unclear how ethical applies to wine, but many of the wineries who claim this title are trying to do things differently by respecting land, plants, and workers. Winemakers agree that treating their land with … Continue reading 3 Ethical Wines to Sip for Earth Day

Anise & Wine Cookies

My grandmother did not speak English very well, but she knew the language of great food. These wine cookies are crisp and best eaten after being dunked in even more wine.—Julia Meyers, Scottsdale, Arizona Ingredients 1-1/4 cups sugar, divided 1 cup canola oil 1 cup white wine or dry red wine 2 teaspoons aniseed, crushed … Continue reading Anise & Wine Cookies