Wine-Friendly Recipe: Sheperd’s Pie (Irish Pub Grub)

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

Cabernet Sauvignon & Slow-Cooked Prime Rib

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!