Braised Pork Shank with Soft Polenta & Horseradish Gremolata

This braised pork shank recipe comes from Sondra Bernstein of “the girl & the fig” restaurant in Sonoma.

Perfect Pairing – Pinot Noir with Roasted Squash Risotto

A hearty butternut squash risotto paired with pinot noir, which works well with the sweetness of the roasted squash.

Perfect Pairing – Malbec with Slow-Cooked Lamb Stew

The earthiness of this lamb stew compliments this Malbec from Argentina’s Mendoza region, though it pairs well with many earthy red wines.

Eileen’s “Dead Easy” Leg of Lamb

My wife and I enjoy a wide variety of people, but especially those who appreciate good food.  This dish always reminds us of Jeff & Eileen, our two foodie friends who introduced us to it, and it to us. Their recipe works on many levels – it’s dead easy and affordable, it fills the house […]

“Runaway” Chicken Chowder

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!