Sriracha (Se Racha). I’m amazed at how quickly the American palate has adopted this spicy-sweet condiment from Thailand. It is named after the coastal city of Si Racha, where it was first produced to accompany the many seafood dishes such a town is generally known for. Its use has grown, and it is now a […]
BBQ pork is a wine-friendly and deeply satisfying summer dish. But there are a million variations – each with its own fiercely loyal proponents. If there isn’t already a BBQ Pork episode on the Food Channel – some sort of heated competition (pun intended) between proponents of the various styles – there surely will be […]
The common mantra for choosing a wine for burgers is “just use the cheap red stuff!” I have a couple dozen reasons you don’t want that rock-gut wine for a good burger at home. But before we begin to consider which wine to serve with your burger, let’s first define your burger! What is it, […]
I tend to prepare this traditional Irish Pub fare in the springtime. Of course it’s a great Winter dish too, but Spring is when we usually have a surfeit of lamb in our house, and this recipe provides a great way to use every bit of your left-over protein, ensuring the lamb wasn’t sacrificed without […]
This very Pinot-friendly recipe, adapted from DeLoach Vineyards, also compliments other light to medium-bodied red wines with good acidity…
This braised pork shank recipe comes from Sondra Bernstein of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma.
a tasty and very simple recipe for Asian salmon – pairs well with light reds such as sangiovese or pinot noir, or with aromatic whites, or best of all – a dry rosé!
A unique take on the classic grilled steak, pair this recipe with a bold red such as Zinfandel, Syrah, Rhone blends or new world Cabernet/Meritage wines.
A re-make on the old Mac-n-Cheese with perfect wine pairing recommendations.
Salmon and pinot noir, commonly said to be a natural match, often misfires. Dave explains why, and how to overcome the natural problems with this pairing.