Funny, this – “Living high on the hog” used to mean one could afford the prime cuts of meat farthest away from the pig’s belly – the luxurious loin. But today you can’t walk down a block at lunchtime without running into an urban hipster biting into some form of pork belly. Eating low on the hog is decidedly trendy. […]
Ingredients: 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 3 garlic cloves, minced and 1 whole clove, peeled 2 1/2 cups cooked white beans, or drained and rinsed canned beans 2 tsp. minced fresh rosemary 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 baguette, cut into 24 […]
Yeah, they look delicious. That’s because they are. And even more so when paired with the right wine. If you’re a foodie and have yet to discover the brilliant blog – Once Upon a Chef – by former chef Jennifer Segal, I highly recommend it. This talented chef gave up her toque to raise […]
This easy recipe is simple to prepare, but rewarding to eat – a perfect combination!
Though its bright orange color makes this a perfect Halloween dish, its belly-warming, bowl-licking popularity argues for making it throughout the winter months!
A favorite mussels recipe Dave the Wine Merchant recreated after a trip to France, where it was enjoyed with a cool glass of Chenin Blanc at a sidewalk cafe in Tours.
Sparkling wine is one of the most food-friendly wines you can bring to the table. But when you pair the salt-loving wine with this tuna tartare, you’d better make plenty of extra!
A wine-friendly recipe for an Onion Tart, the French “Pissaladiere Nicoise”, which pairs with a wide range of wines.
In June, 2009, this recipe was paired with the Copain, 2007 Pinot Noir “Tous Ensemble” ($36), which was sent to members of our Miles’ Pinot Selections sampling program. Click here to find alternative recommendations. This recipe is easily adapted to create a single large tart which can be cut into individual, pie-shaped servings. But in keeping […]
This recipe for Spanish Wings – a tapa, or “small plate” dish – pairs well with lower alcohol Zinfandels