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Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Seasonal Pantry: Enjoy your whole fat fonduta, with risotto
Full-fat foods, including Italian fonduta, can be enjoyed in moderation.
Pairings: Carrots to go with your cab
Our wine of the week, the Katherine Goldschmidt 2016 Alexander Valley Crazy Creek Cabernet Sauvignon ($24), is stunning and a steal for the price.
Seasonal Pantry: Quince thickens sauces, desserts
Seasonal pantry picks the quintessential fall fruit: quince.
Use barley for comforting fall meals
Although fall days can be quite warm, nights are frequently cool — and they're perfect for these warm dishes.
Pairing: Polenta tart flatters grenache
Our Wine of the Week, Amapola Creek 2016 Sonoma Valley Vineyard Estate Grenache ($48), pairs well with a rustic polenta dish.
Pairings: Cool rosé ideal with seasonal melon
Fruity wine of the week pairs well with watermelon salad.
Seasonal Pantry: Cooking up a few choice chiles
Cooking with chiles can be confusing. Seasonal pantry sets home cooks straight.
Pairing: Bordeaux blend great with the grill
Our Wine of the Week, Chappellet 2016 Proprietor’s Blend Mountain Cuvée ($36), pairs well with Asian grilled chicken.
Seasonal Pantry: Amid Gravenstein season, try fun recipes with apple cider and vinegar
Enjoy the early crop of Gravenstein apples while you can.
Pairings: Big chardonnay shines with shrimp
Our Wine of the Week, Ziata 2016 Napa Valley Carneros Chardonnay ($50), shines with shellfish.
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