Call us crazy, but there’s only one wine that can hold its own with beer when it comes to football weekend.
Archive for the ‘Food and Wine Pairing’ Category
On New Year’s Day, I frequently make a giant stuffed Reuben sandwich based on a recipe from Shirley Corriher’s Cookwise. (Which is a really interesting cookbook for geeks in the kitchen.) It’s not an obvious food pairing.
OK, you’re going to have to open that bottle of bubbly, whether you’re a fan of the stuff or not. So why not make it worthwhile and build a meal around it, complement it, and make it less of an … Continue reading
Not the most seasonal of meals, salad, but that’s precisely the point. Sometimes, after a season’s worth of overindulgence, a light, bright salad is exactly the perfect meal.
There may be more riding on your holiday meal than on your average Sunday night family dinner, but that doesn’t mean the laws of nature cease to apply. Nor do the meant-to-be-broken laws of food and wine pairing.
No, we aren’t recommending that you serve your overnight guests with fava beans and a nice chianti a la Hannibal Lector. We are suggesting that brunch is better than breakfast when you have a house full of overnight guests because … Continue reading
It’s getting to that time of year when a stick-to-your-ribs carbonara sauce – or something like it – starts to sound really, really good.
From the good folks at Food & Style, we have a lighter but still satisfying option for this weekend before Thanksgiving and it’s typical overindulgence.
As Eric Asimov says, bread and wine are among the foundations of civilization. Why wouldn’t you pair them?
Since I said yesterday that Riesling doesn’t get the respect it deserves, how could I not offer up a delicious pairing featuring Riesling today?