Much like Chicken Saltimbocca, this is chicken smothered in parmesan cheese and rolled with mozzarella and prosciutto and baked in white wine. Prep Time: 15 Min Cook Time: 30 Min Ready In: 45 Min Servings: 4
The nose of this wine holds an intense aroma of plum, black cherries and vanilla with an underlying hint of pepper and spice. Fruit flavours of plum and currants blended with the silky-smooth taste of chocolate and firm tannins give this medium-full bodied wine a pleasant finish, leaving you wanting more.
The shallot sauce takes some time, but is well worth the trouble. This is definitely a company dish, and the recipe doubles well for a larger party. Serve with a green salad and roasted vegetables.
Prep Time: 15 Min
Cook Time: 1 Hr 30
Min Ready In: 1 Hr 45 Min
Thought a glass of bubbly was reserved just for sipping? Not so. Baking with sparkling wine or champagne is a delicious way to enjoy it as well. These cupcakes are fabulous and will be a hit at any celebration.
According to the ultimate hostess, Martha Stewart, there are a few rules to follow at any fondue party:
Rule 1: If a woman drops her bread in the fondue pot, she has to kiss every man at the table.
Rule 2: If a man drops his bread in the fondue pot, he has to buy a bottle of wine for everyone at the table.
Rule 3: If someone drops two pieces of bread in the pot, they have to plan the next fondue party.
Martha's Tip: Make sure you invite men you want to kiss to your fondue party.
Chicken Caccitore is a popular Italian dish. Cacciatore in Italian translates to "hunter" so this meal was often prepared for husbands after a long day of hunting. It is a simple but delicious recipe utilizing ingredients that are commonly found in most pantries.
The weather is warming and the smell of BBQ is in the air. There are a number of good BBQ sauces on the market but nothing quite beats making your own. This smoky chipotle red wine bbq sauce is a fantastic accompaniment to any grilled meat.
The risotto is a truly impressive dish that is really a meal all on it's own. Risottos are wonderfully luxurious and utterly delicious. They do have a reputation of being difficult to make but with just a little attention and good ingredients, a perfect risotto is your to be had.
Few things are greater than a bowl of French Onion Soup. With its bubbly melted cheese on crisp bread over a rich broth of chicken, beef and wine, onions sauteed at length to truly bring out their sweetness, the complexity of this soup is utterly delicious. Whether served before the main course or as the main course itself, french onion soup is a Winter dinner essential.
Having some Fish Stock on hand is great for making sauces, soups and other dishes. A great seafood risotto is nothing with out the flavour of some Fish Stock. Adding wine to a Fish Stock recipe makes that stock even better. Here is a nice recipe showing how.
It doesn't sound very romantic, but this recipe is much fancier and delicious than your mother's meatloaf. Serve this meatloaf with mashed potatoes. The juice from the meatloaf will act as a gravy.
Prep Time: 20 Min Cook Time: 1 Hr 15 Min Ready In: 1 Hr 35 Min Servings: 6
A perfectly cooked roast is classic comfort food but it just may be the side dishes that accompany the meal that really do the trick. Mashed Potatoes, Yorkshire Pudding and Gravy are all delicious but for a real crowd pleaser, you may want to consider Red Wine and Thyme Mushrooms. The earthiness of the mushrooms cooked with butter and wine make for a fantastically rich and wonderful side dish that truly compliments the roast amazingly well.
Short ribs are a delicious cut of meat but they tend to be tough so they have to be cooked in liquid for a long period of time, otherwise known as braising. Braising breaks down the tough fibers of the meat resulting in a succulent tender rib.
Flank steak is an excellent choice when looking to cook beef for a couple of reasons; It's very economical and extremely flavourful. The only thing to note when cooking flank steak is that it can be a tough cut of meat but that's where marinating comes into play. Marinating is used to break down some of the fibers of the meat and in order to achieve this, some sort of acidic base is required such as citrus juice, vinegar or wine. Marinating with wine imparts exceptional flavour and ensures a tender succulent outcome to this wonderful cut of meat.
The first of this season's squash are here and it's time to take advantage of all the gorgeous varieties available. This creamy, rich, velvety risotto is a wonderful platform for the beautiful flavours of sweet, nutty butternut squash.
Poaching salmon is an excellent way of not only cooking salmon but any fish really. It is very easy to overcook fish when cooking in a manner of, say, pan frying or baking as fish dries out very easily. While it is possible to overcook fish in a poaching liquid, it is much more difficult to achieve and for this reason, poaching fish is a relatively fail safe, quick and delicious way of preparation.
Shrimp, Edam, and mushroom make this an elegant quiche. Use Red Hot Dutch Edam to give this a spicy kick, but if you can't find it, use regular Edam and spike it with red pepper flakes instead.
Prep Time:20 Min Cook Time:1 Hr Ready In:1 Hr 30 Min Servings: 8
Thanksgiving, Christmas, the holidays are upon us and chances are that means so is cooking a turkey. Take the stress off by using this process of a cheesecloth basted with white wine and butter to ensure a juicy succulent bird every time.