I LOVE lobster risotto! I was ordering a special bottle of wine for a friend's wedding on the Silver Oak website and came across a recipe that the team at Silver Oak created for a decadent lobster risotto with a surprisingly bright addition of lemon that makes it a perfect pairing with their sister Vineyard, Twomey's,… Continue reading Lobster Risotto
Singer & actress, Christina Milian partnered with her Mom/Manager and her publicist to create a line of wines marketed under the label Viva Diva. Viva Diva Wines produced a Pinot Grigio, a Moscato d'asti, a sweet red, a Prosecco, and six flavored sparkling Moscatos. While reading a back issue of Food & Beverage Magazine, I… Continue reading Viva Diva Mango BBQ Marinade
Left with just more than a glass of a new favorite chardonnay out of Santa Barbara, #WesterlyWines 2014 Bentrock Vineyard Chardonnay, that Wine Enthusiast Magazine awarded 93 Points to, I was faced with a dilemma. I was afraid it had been open a little too long to drink (I was wrong, by the way, it… Continue reading Savory White Wine Chicken
By simply swapping the water in the mix with an equal amount of red wine and adding a teaspoon of vanilla, you can turn an ordinary boxed brownie mix into an extraordinary treat.
This recipe is #FastFillingandFlavorful which makes it a perfect weeknight choice. The original recipe called for heavy cream, the 2% milk thickened up just fine with fewer calories and less fat. This dish serves 4-6 and will pair well with a dry white wine like this 93 Point $16, 2015 Casablanca Valley Arboleda Chardonnay from Chile… Continue reading Creamy Spinach & Mushroom Gnocchi