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Cranberry Chutney

This is a handy recipe for parties or the holiday dinner table. Try it with a St. Urbans-Hof Riesling–this crisp, complex wine is full of ripe and well developed flavors.
Ingredients
1 (12 ounce) bag fresh or frozen cranberries
1 1/4 cups sugar
3/4

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Zucchini Ranch Meatloaf

Try this one when you are ready for some serious comfort food. Compliment it with a bottle of Plungerhead Zinfandel from Lodi.
Ingredients
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground turkey
3/4 cup shredded zucchini
1/2 cup diced onions
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1 egg
1 teaspoon

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Philadelphia Italian Potato Salad

Perfect for that day on the lake, this delicious potato salad would be complimented with an ice-cold bottle of Italian white like La Cala Vermentino.
Ingredients
3 pounds baby red potatoes, quartered
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 (10 ounce) tub

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Marinated Grilled Vegetables

Try this heart-healthy recipe when you want something light from the grill. Pair it with a value-priced wine like McManis Pinot Noir.
Ingredients
1 small eggplant, cut into 3/4 inch thick slices
2 small red bell peppers, seeded and cut into wide strips
3

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seeds have a nutty flavor and are packed with protein and fiber. Pumpkin seeds are delicious toasted and salted, but they’re even better flavored with sweet and savory spices. This great fall nibble would be perfect with slightly

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Grilled Zucchini

Here is a wonderful addition to the summer grill and a great way to use some of those zucchini that are so prolific at this time of year. A crisp, zingy, New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, like Monkey Bay (at Cool

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Frijoles

Here is a great recipe for Cinco de Mayo–wash it down with a Margarita using Hornitos Tequila–made with 100% Agave. Ole!
This makes a perfect side dish for enchiladas. Try it in the slow cooker.
Ingredients
1 pound dry pinto beans
5 cloves

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Tequila Cocktail Sauce

Serve this zippy cocktail sauce up with a plate of shrimp and an ice-cold bottle of Marques de Caceres White Rioja.
Ingredients
1 cup ketchup
1 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup prepared horseradish
3 Tbs worcestershire sauce
2 Tbs lemon juice
1/2 Tbs hot pepper sauce
1/3 cup

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Tomato Zucchini Casserole

Serve this savory dish with a savory red wine like Joel Gott Zinfandel.
Ingredients
1 1/2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper to taste
2 medium zucchinis, thinly sliced
5 plum

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Avocado and Tuna Tapas

Go international with this delicious, healthy tapas creation–and don’t forget to open a refreshing Spanish white, like Mardevinas Albarino.
Ingredients
1 (12 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
3 green onions, thinly sliced, plus additional for garnish
1/2 red

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