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Wine

  • Oxtail Stew in Peanut Sauce (Kare-Kare)

    Kare-kare is a nutty-sweet stew, traditionally made in the Philippines with oxtail, bok choy, string beans and eggplants, simmered with ground peanuts and achuete oil; peanut butter, a modern substitute, lends voluptuousness. This recipe…

  • Mushroom and Goat Cheese Savory Squares

    The savory part of this picnic is Mushroom and Goat Cheese Savory Squares, which is just a fancy name for “puff pastry tarts.” These are super simple to prepare: the mushrooms are sliced and…

  • Basil Panna Cotta with Rosé-Poached Apricots

    When I got to basil ice cream, I moved backwards a few steps to basil-infused heavy cream, and then jumped forward again to settle on basil panna cotta. Since I had a few overly…

  • Watermelon-Mint Soda

    True Brews is an excellent primer on fermenting your own home-brews, both alcoholic (cider, beer, mead, sake, wine) and kid-friendly (soda, kombucha, and kefir). The recipes are diverse and turn out impressively, and the…

  • Two Paninis and The Best Sparkling Sangria

    This amazing bowl of bread has two sources – that huge, dark loaf came from the restaurant L’Impasto, and it’s truly some of the most amazing bread I’ve ever tried. The smaller, bacon-studded baguettes?…

  • Corn Broth Quinoa Risotto

    To start out, I made a corn broth quinoa risotto, which kicked some frozen veggies, a cup of quinoa, and those corn cobs I tossed in my freezer last summer thinking I would be…

  • Svařak (Hot Mulled Wine)

    And now it is Christmas, and in the city square a giant tree sparkles. Smells of roasting pork, candied nuts, and potato pancakes drift out of the wooden booths that fill the square.…

  • La Crema Pork and Pinot

    Some of the best dinners we have really barely qualify as dinners. A baguette and a wheel of brie. Ice cream eaten out of the carton. Cold beer and chips and salsa. I think…