Matching wine and food has never been so simple with these recipes. A bevvy of easy-to-make dishes: Appetizers, sides, mains and decadent desserts.
The thought of grilling a fish whole is one of those projects that can instill fear in the heart of a home cook. Fact of the matter is that it’s one of the easiest ways to enjoy fresh fish. This Grilled Whole Gulf Snapper with Rosemary and Lime is an easy “stretch project” for at-home chefs and really captures the spirit of summer eating. Read more
Need a break from the craziness you call life? Blogger Erin Loechner has a terrific shareable nosh, perfect for sharing with a bottle of La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay. A sweet and savory snack: Pear Crisps with Gorgonzola & Walnuts. Read more
While planning for a recent pizza party, we wanted to serve a stress-free side dish that was a total crowd-pleaser and fit into each guests’ dietary restriction. Another big criteria was that we didn’t want it to take away from the excitement of our homemade make-your-own personalized pizzas. This Grilled Romaine Salad satisfies all these requirements while delivering a one-of-a-kind flavor experience. Read more
It’s time for more pork! This time, we’re making a deliciously fatty, savory pork belly —the cut of meat used to make bacon. Pork belly is incredibly tasty (in small doses, only, please) and a bit of a food darling in a lot of major restaurants right now, especially given it’s importance in Asian and Latin cuisines. It takes a bit of time both to source and to cook at home, but the end result is completely worth it. Read more
I’m excited to be participating in the Pork and Pinot series that La Crema is hosting this summer.As we move into the season for casual entertaining – think afternoon BBQs and long evenings around the picnic table – it’s a good time to stockpile easy, crowd-pleasing recipes that pair perfectly with juicy, light-bodied Pinot Noirs. A terrific stuffed pork tenderloin fits the bill nicely. Read more