Category Results for: Challenging Wine Pairing

 

Challenging Wine Pairing: Grilled Pork Chops

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

While my family and I do not eat much pork, we do enjoy it on occasion. As I started planning another challenging wine pairing meal, I remembered the garlic seasoned broiled pork chops that my aunt used to make. I cannot remember the last time that I had a pork chop, but the more I […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Fettuccini Alfredo with Grilled Chicken

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

While my family and I really enjoy creamy dishes, we try to avoid them on a regular basis for the sake of healthier eating. However, once in a while we do like to treat ourselves to a dish that we probably shouldn’t eat! Fettuccini Alfredo has always been one of my favorite dishes. For this […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Spiral Baked Ham

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

As I reflect on meals that I have enjoyed in the past, baked ham has always been a favorite. It is a popular holiday or special occasion menu item and is usually one that many people enjoy. As I think about ham menus, I am reminded of the menu my mother-in-law used many times for […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Chicken Fried Steak

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Chicken Fried Steak is a southern dish that is believed to have been adapted by Texans through the influence of German immigrants and their wiener schnitzel. An inexpensive cut of meat such as cube steak or tenderized round steak is dipped in an egg and milk mixture and dredged through flour before being cooked in […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

It is so much fun to find recipes, plan menus, and then determine the wines to pair with them. As I’ve mentioned before and regular Wine Peeps readers have probably concluded, we really enjoy spicy, flavorful foods. As I started planning the menu for this challenge, I decided to focus on Mexican/Southwestern foods. The main […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Shrimp Creole

Monday, October 12th, 2009

It’s time for another food and wine pairing challenge. As you have probably noticed, the Wine Peeps like spicy foods, so this time the menu called for a Creole/Cajun dish. As I planned the meal, I decided to prepare Shrimp Creole which I served with white rice and bayou coleslaw. If I do say so […]

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Challenging Wine Pairing: Smoked Sausage and Sauerkraut

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

This post is the first in a series on challenging wine pairings. Many people probably wouldn’t even try to pair wine with smoked sausage and sauerkraut; however, we were up to the challenge because we believe that any meal can be paired with a wine that compliments the food. As I began planning our first […]

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