I spend a fair amount of time in the air these days. On one of my recent sojourns, the in-flight magazine featured an article on Giancarlo and Katie Caldesi, who run the eponymous restaurant/cooking school/cookery shop – London’s “Caffe Caldesi” (118 Marlybone Lane, W1U 2QF) and La Cucina Caldesi (4 Cross Keys Close, W1U 2DG) and […]
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. […]
Meatballs are delicious when perfectly made. Otherwise, they’re better relegated to your slingshot than your table. The key to the perfect meatball is minimal handling – don’t touch your meatballs too much and they won’t end up being too dense. And as you likely know, dense, gummy balls will end up as over-cooked chunks of gravel. Probably […]
A re-make on the old Mac-n-Cheese with perfect wine pairing recommendations.
Dave recommends this Tomato Soup recipe from Bistro Jeanty for a lighter Rhone-style red wine.
This simple recipe for glazed carrots is paired with pork picatta and aromatic white wines with good acidity.
This easy nacho recipe is a great way to use leftovers, or to feed a crowd, or to just satisfy your hungries!
A hearty butternut squash risotto paired with pinot noir, which works well with the sweetness of the roasted squash.
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 […]