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Lobster Risotto

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

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Viva Diva Mango BBQ Marinade

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

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Savory White Wine Chicken

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

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Creamy Spinach & Mushroom Gnocchi

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