Cooking Wine

Make Ahead White Wine Gravy

November 21, 2018

Using poultry wings is a sneaky way to get the flavor of turkey gravy without waiting for the bird to be done.

Moscato Poached Pears

November 2, 2015

Pears poached to tender perfection are a light ending to a satisfying autumn meal. Moscato is a sweet and slightly sparkling white wine that has become very popular over the past few years. Your local wine store should carry it, but if you’re unable to find it you may replace...

Broccoli Sicilian Style

January 28, 2013

Broccoli Sicilian Style I love broccoli and I love this unique Sicilian broccoli dish.  Shake up your broccoli and give it a try.  Don’t let the anchovy fillets discourage you.  Don’t be shy! INGREDIENTS 1 Small Bunch Broccoli 5 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Large Sliced Onion 10 Diced Pitted Black...

Indian Spiced Chicken Breasts

January 4, 2013

Indian Spiced Chicken Breasts My Indian Spiced Chicken Breasts are golden and fragrant.  This dish should be served with either steamed basmati rice or warm naan.  INGREDIENTS 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 4 Large Chicken Breasts (Bone In & Skin On) 2 Tablespoons Kosher Salt 2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 1 Sliced Large...

Red Wine Sauce For Standing Rib Roast

December 25, 2012

Red Wine Sauce For Standing Rib Roast Standing Rib Roast is glamorous and tastes amazing.  I like to serve it with a nice red wine sauce that can be made days ahead so there is no last minute panic when it comes time to serve.  INGREDIENTS 3 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter...

Cipollini Glazed Onions

September 9, 2012

Cipollini Glazed Onions Cipollini or Italian pearl onions are noted for their sweetness and flat shape.  To peel easily, drop them whole into boiling water for 3 minutes.  Immediately transfer to cold water.  Cut the root end and gently squeeze toward the stem end. INGREDIENTS 16 Ounces Cipollini Onions 1/2 Cup...

Victoria’s Slow Cooker Tri-Tip

August 26, 2012

Victoria's Slow Cooker Tri-Tip Here is a nice Sunday meal that really is no fuss.  Throw in some carrots, potatoes and cipollini onions and you have a complete meal.  INGREDIENTS 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Boneless Tri-Tip Weighing 5 Pounds 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper 8...

Grilled Shrimp

July 23, 2012

Grilled Shrimp If you’re too busy to cook or it’s too hot to turn on the oven then I’ve got a delicious and easy grilled shrimp recipe for you.  If you don’t have a grill then you can quickly sauté the shrimp.  The secret is all in the marinade. INGREDIENTS...

Fiesta Bean & Chicken Soup

July 21, 2012

Fiesta Bean & Chicken Soup   With all of the rain we’ve been having I felt like making a nice homey soup.  I came up with this hearty, but not too heavy, bean and chicken soup.  It turned out to be just what the doctor ordered.    INGREDIENTS 5 Ounces...

Hoisin Chops

June 20, 2012

Hoisin Chops Hoisin sauce (also called Peking sauce) is an Asian sauce and is often used in Asian cooking much like how BBQ sauce is used in American cooking.  Hoisin sauce is made from soybean paste, garlic, chilies, sugar, vinegar and various spices and is a great glaze for meat...

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