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Crab Cakes to Die For

We’ve eaten crab cakes ­ and made them ­ a bunch of different ways, but keep coming back to this version. It is Asian inspired and spicy (and spicier if you so desire) yet the succulence of the crab is

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Salade Lyonnaise

In recognition of France’s Bastille Day we are providing a tasty and famous summer treat that you can enjoy year round. The dinner is from the southeastern city of Lyon, famous for its gastronomy. Lyon, of all major cities in France, is a mecca for

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Chicken Fiesta Salad

This salad will rock with a clean, crisp, glass of Château Ste Michelle Dry Riesling from Washington state.
Ingredients
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 (1.27 ounce) packet dry fajita seasoning, divided
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and

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Red Skinned Potato Salad

Picnic? Day at the lake? Fireworks? Don’t forget the potato salad. Celebrate with a chilled bottle of good old American Sauvignon Blanc, like Duckhorn Decoy, from the Napa Valley.
Ingredients
2 pounds clean, scrubbed new red potatoes
6 eggs
1 pound bacon
1 onion, finely

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Cranberry Spinach Salad

Dress this good-and-good-for-you salad up with a French Vouvray from Barton & Guestier. This Vouvray is perfectly balanced between sweetness and acidity.
Ingredients
1 tablespoon butter
3/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered
1 pound spinach, rinsed and torn into bite-size pieces
1 cup dried cranberries
2

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Spring Delight Salad

Try this taste of spring with a light, slightly spritzy Gazela Vinho Verde from Portugal.
Ingredients
1 red bell pepper, chopped
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 head romaine lettuce, torn
1/2 bunch fresh spinach, stems removed and chopped
3 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
8 ounces fresh mushrooms,

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Cobb Salad

Too hot to cook? Make a meal and make them happy with this hearty classic salad. Serve it with a chilled bottle of JJ Vincent Bourgogne Blanc – a French Sauvignon Blanc with suble oak, mineral, and slight creaminess.
Ingredients
6 slices

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Holiday Tossed Salad

Match this Holiday Tossed Salad with Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Gris.
Ingredients
1 (10 oz) package Italian-blend salad greens
1 (5 oz) package spring mix salad greens
2 (11 oz) cans mandarin oranges, drained
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 medium red apple, cored and chopped
1

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Winter Fruit Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

When you want a break from rich holiday treats, try this light, healthy salad.
Serve it with a crisp, delicate Italian white like Ruffino Orvieto Classico.
Ingredients
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup kemon juice
2 teaspoons diced onion
1 teaspoon Dijon-style prepared mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3

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Bermuda Spinach Salad

Here is a hearty summer salad. Try it with some crusty bread and a light, dry, Italian white: Ruffino Orvieto (at Cool Springs Wine & Spirits).
Ingredients
6 eggs
1/2 pound bacon
2 pounds spinach, rinsed and chopped
2 3/4 ounces croutons
1/4 cup sliced fresh

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