Italian Sausage Stuffing

Original post from: This Silly Girl’s Kitchen ITALIAN SAUSAGE STUFFING, MADE WITH HOMEMADE ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND BRIOCHE, A NEW FAMILY FAVORITE! Italian Sausage Stuffing or dressing, if you want to get technical, is my new favorite side dish, and that’s saying a lot because I don’t like stuffing! INGREDIENTS…

Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day!

The third Thursday in November is a big day in the Beaujolais region south of the Burgundy in France.  On this day there is a mad dash for the first, freshest bottles of the new vintage of Beaujolais that has been sent into the markets to arrive on…

Vegetarian Dinner

Original post from: Delicious Everyday I just love entertaining during the holiday season.  And as a self-proclaimed foodie, I also love pairing my creations with amazing wine.  Unfortunately, I’ve found that most dinners are focused on the meat eaters.  So today, I want to share a menu for…

Malbec

If you didn’t know better, it would seem in the last decade a new varietal wine had been magically invented or finally discovered.  During the last American recession, a new standard for structured reds just magically appeared in the marketplace hailing from Argentina, and its name?  Malbec. The…

International Tempranillo Day

Tempranillo is a Spanish red grape variety whose name alludes to its nature of ripening earlier than the other Vitis vinifera of Europe (temprano = early).  Tempranillo has a very, very long history in the Iberian Peninsula, and is most likely as old as the discovery of wine…

Intimate Friendsgiving for Four (3 Easy Recipes!)

Original post from: Probably This Whenever life is a bit discombobulated, your options are to either let the paralyzing anxiety of the unknown overtake you… or to get with some of the people that you know and love best for a bit of relaxation and unwinding (un-wine-ding? get…

Merlot, Merlot, Merlot…

Happy International Merlot Day! Here are 10 facts about Merlot you may (or may not) know: Merlot is the child of Cabernet Franc & Magdeleine Noire des Charentes, recent DNA testing has proven this where the grape’s full origins were unknown for many years. Merlot’s soft skin is…

Fumé Blanc?

Today marks a first for Cameron Hughes Wine: Fumé Blanc. So what, pray tell, is Fumé Blanc? In the 1800s Sauvignon Blanc was arriving in America and by 1960 was sadly degraded into a washed up, sweet, indistinguishable wine. Robert Mondavi decided it was time to refurbish the…