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Orange Roughy with Citrus Sauce

Clever fish recipes are always appreciated here at CSWS; they give us great flavors, beautiful presentations and enticing wine pairings.  Such is the case this week: a delicious orange roughy accented by a citrus sauce and paired with an incredible

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Italian Bruschetta

The beginning of March sparks a high level of interest in spring and sunshine, as well as quick and tasty snacks.  This Italian classic is super easy to make and quick to clean up!
As a snack, it is fabulous and

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Spanish Paella

Any excuse to drink Spanish wine is good, but with paella by its side, it’s even better. A traditional rice dish, paella’s ingredients can range from chicken, sausage and rabbit to mussels, shrimp and snails. You can easily substitute ingredients, depending on your liking, as long as you keep the staples: rice, saffron and the basic holy trinity: aromatics carrot, celery and onion. In this recipe, we focus on some of our favorites – chicken, sausage and shrimp.

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Seared Scallops and Tenderloin Steaks with Manhattan Sauce

Prepare an unforgettable meal of scrumptious seared scallops and buttery tenderloin steaks for your sweetheart!
Pair this delicious meal with 2012 Vincent Pouilly-Fuisse “Marie Antoinette”.

Ingredients
Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling, plus 1 tbsp, 1 turn of the pan
2 (1-inch thick) tenderloin steaks
4 large

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Broiled Salmon

With Spring in our sights, the holiday season behind us and the overindulgent football weekends over, it’s time for something healthy and satisfying!
Salmon steaks (or filets) are delicious and nutritious, plus they can be paired with several types of wine.

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Buffalo Wings

With The Big Game right around the corner, what better way to celebrate than with some hot Buffalo wings!
Pair this finger-licking treat with the 9-varietal blended Evolution EWhite wine or the high-gravity craft lager: Carlsberg Elephant.  Both the crisp, off-dry wine and the refreshing,

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Hungarian Goulash

Goulash, an eastern European tradition, is best known for its Hungarian roots. (In fact, it’s Hungary’s defacto national dish.)
Incredibly hardy and full of flavor, Goulash deserves a robust red wine to wash it down.  Since there are very few Hungarian

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Gourmet Nachos with Pulled Pork

As we approach the end of the Playoffs, with the Big Game right around the corner, finger foods are the way to go when it comes to entertaining. If you’re like us, you don’t want to spend hours in the

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Chili con Carne

Cold weather brings on the hunger pains for real comfort food.  So, how about an American classic: Chili con Carne, better known as plain ol’ chili?
Forget the grocery chili seasoning packets. Even though it takes a little longer, this ‘made

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Black Eyed Peas with Bacon & Pork

Superstition (and Grandma) says eating certain dishes on New Year’s Day will bring you everything from money to luck. Black eyed peas are the South’s go-to dish for ensuring the new year will be brimming with good fortune.
Regardless if you

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