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Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Pairings: Cabernet with braised short ribs
This week’s wine pick, Laurel Glen Counterpoint 2014 Sonoma Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, interacts beautifully with the juiciness of slow-cooked meats.
Seasonal pantry: Simple crab recipes you'll love
Enjoy the seasonal luxury of Dungeness crab with these delicious recipes.
Pairing: Pristine pinot requires subtle partner
Foursight Unoaked Pinot Noir makes a nice, seasonal pairing with Walnut Pomegranate Gremolata sauce for fish or on crostini.
Seasonal Pantry: Tamales a classic, holiday treat
Tamales for Halloween? Yes, and here's how to make them.
Pairing: Floral wine a crisp quaff with fondue
Gruyere Fondue is a a classic match for Husch 2015 Anderson Valley Dry Gewurztraminer.
Seasonal pantry: Conical cabbage tasty raw or cooked
Michele Anna Jordan introduces a new, conical shaped cabbage, with recipes on what to do with it.
Pairing: Brawny Barbera a foil for chicken liver
Enotria 2012 Mendocino County Barbera is big and brawny, a good match with braised meats and liver.
Pairings: La Follette pinot a match for gnocchi
La Follette 2013 North Coast Pinot Noir pairs with earthy flavors, including a beet gnocchi with walnut-sage butter.
Seasonal pantry: Eggplants a tasty backdrop for flavor
Eggplant is not only beautiful to look at, but a versatile and tasty ingredient in the kitchen.
Seasonal pantry: The perfect way to cook okra
Okra can be a challenge if you’ve had a bad experience, which typically means it has been slimy. Here’s how to cook an enjoyable version of okra.
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