Chicken Cordon Bleu was one of my go-to dishes in my nascent days as a bachelor cook. I called on this recipe whenever I needed to impress! Perfect with a new world Pinot Noir.
This recipe results in perfect prime rib of beef every time. And there is no better pairing for an aged Cabernet or other Bordeaux wine!
This tagine is a contrast in sweet and savory which works particularly well with a new world pinot noir!
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.
This recipe for Wild boar chili with tomatillos can be a bit spicy for many wines. I’ve paired it here with a fruity red to salve any tastebuds enraged by the tomatillos! Enjoy.
This recipe for Coke-braised spare ribs pairs beautifully with Syrah (or Shiraz) from the new world.
This wine-friendly recipe (Chicken in a Balsamic-Cherry Sauce) pairs well with new-world Pinot Noir with lots of ripe red fruit and just a hint of oak.
A wine-friendly recipe for braised beef short ribs. I’ve optimized this recipe to showcase Merlot, but it works with softer red wines such as Bordeaux (Right bank), Meritage blends, or aged Chianti, Brunello or Nebbiolo.
A wine-friendly recipe for slow-roasted pork ribs that compliments earthy red wines with moderate alcohol.