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Top 5: Wicked Wine Cocktails

Not that a good old glass of wine ever gets boring, but we put together our 5 favourite wine cocktails. Get ready: Wine Wednesday just got more interesting!  More

Top 5: Wicked Wine Cocktails

Halibut, Tomatoes and Thyme in White WIne

Think fish can`t be French? Think again. In this heavenly halibut recipe, the mild and moist white fish simmers among white wine, garlic, tomatoes, kidney beans and thyme. Vive le poisson!  More

Halibut, Tomatoes and Thyme in White WIne

Wine 101

Whether you want to learn how to choose a wine, get wine tasting tips, or discover how to get wine stains out - we`re talking to a Wine Expert who has all the answers! More

Wine 101

Giveaway: Summer 2018

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Giveaway: Summer 2018

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Chew with your mouth closed. Don’t put your feet on the table. That’s pretty much the extent of my rules governing dining etiquette. When it comes to eating I like to take my cue from the Indian culture, hands-on. Fiddling with my food since childhood, these moo-shu-like lettuce wraps are another great excuse to hold dinner in the palm of my hand. Now I just have to remember: napkin, not sleeve. More

Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe

French Onion Soup Recipe

You know that effortless, elusive “Je ne sais quoi” that follows Parisians about? Ever wish you could capture a wisp of it? A beret isn’t the answer. No, what you need is the key to all of our fantasies français: the ultimate French Onion Soup. Spoon after spoon of rich beef broth, sweet caramelized onions, gooey Gruyère and crusty bread, and you too will ditch your chic chapeau in favor of this magnifique bistro classic. More

French Onion Soup Recipe

Best Vegetable Minestrone Soup

This steaming, vegetable-packed Minestrone Soup transports us straight to Italy. The rich-tasting broth, loaded with vegetables (carrots, celery, zucchini, spinach, to name a few), fresh herbs and finished with a pesto drizzle, makes this easy and satisfying Minestrone Soup Recipe numero uno in our bowls! More

Best Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Mom`s Lemon Chicken Recipe

This Lemon Chicken Recipe is, much like our Mom, the hands-down best. Why is it among our most-requested recipes? Perhaps it`s because the chicken is marinated in white wine and lemon juice, or that it`s topped with a sprinkle of brown sugar or, it could be because it`s baked in a citrus broth mixture to juicy perfection. You better stock up on lemons because this Lemon Chicken is going to become a weeknight staple.

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Mom`s Lemon Chicken Recipe

Turkey Bolognese Lasagna Recipe

This Turkey Bolognese Lasagna is some seriously hearty (yet, somewhat light) comfort food. Start with the flavorful turkey bolognese (complete with tomatoes, herbs and white wine) sauce, spoon on the creamy Béchamel and pile up the chopped spinach and you`ve got one luscious lasagna. More

Turkey Bolognese Lasagna Recipe

Poached Eggs over Polenta Toast

Want a delicious brunch recipe that`ll have you looking like a gourmet without breaking a sweat? This amazing egg recipe has it all - a base layer of delicious homemade oven-roasted tomato sauce followed by a toasted polenta square, sautéed arugula and crowned with a perfectly poached egg. An elegant way to serve up eggs in the morning, this easy brunch recipe will leave your guests shell-shocked! More

Poached Eggs over Polenta Toast

Bolognese-Smothered Parmesan Polenta Recipe

While we never tire of spaghetti (yes, we`re carbaholics), we do like to change things up a bit, especially with this Parmesan Polenta. Topped with our homemade rich and robust Bolognese sauce, cheesy polenta never tasted so great! More

Bolognese-Smothered Parmesan Polenta Recipe

Walnut Crusted Halibut Recipe

How do you turn a mild fish like halibut into a masterpiece? This Walnut-Crusted Halibut does all the work for you, with the fish transformed, topped with a zesty Parmesan and walnut crust and served with a lemon, shallot and white wine sauce.  More

Walnut Crusted Halibut Recipe

Chilled Poached Salmon Recipe with Lemon Dill Sauce

Say “Mrs. Smith’s Fish Sauce Shop” five times fast... I can’t do it twice. But rather than taking 10 minutes to untwist your tongue, you could pull together this super-easy poached fish dish. By the time you can utter “Fisherman Fritz fishes fresh fish, fresh fish does fisherman Fritz fish,” this salmon will be perfectly chilled and ready to be smothered in the zesty dill sauce. More

Chilled Poached Salmon Recipe with Lemon Dill Sauce

Baked Crab Cake Recipe with Creamy Mustard Sauce

Maryland gave us Babe Ruth, Frank Zappa, and the golden glory of crab cakes. It might be difficult to compete with the masters of the Chesapeake – Faidleys, G&M, Angelina’s, timbuktu – but our delectable version strikes the perfect balance between seasoning and the stuffing that keeps this sweet delicacy from falling apart while still show- casing the luscious lump meat. More

Baked Crab Cake Recipe with Creamy Mustard Sauce

Simple Spinach and Parmesan Risotto Recipe

Think risotto`s just for restaurants? Nope. Here we show you (there`s a video!) how easy it is to whip up this dreamy dish! Creamy (yet creamless) and utterly satisfying, you can`t go wrong with making this Italian delight - all you have to do is stir. Yes, stir a few times and you end up with tender rice and nutrient-rich spinach blended with white wine and Parmesan. More

Simple Spinach and Parmesan Risotto Recipe

Irish Beef Stew Recipe

Chef Lisa is our lucky charm - she has filled our pot with gold, Guinness gold. This classic Irish Beef Stew recipe is jam-packed with tender chunks of beef, carrot, turnip, potato and parsnip. Flavored with wine, Guinness and beef broth, this unbelievably hearty stew has us clicking our heels like Lord of the Dance.  More

Irish Beef Stew Recipe

Garlic Toast Meatball Patty Melt Recipe

What do you get when you cross a burger, meatball and grilled cheese sandwich? Why, a delicious and satisfying Meatball Patty Melt, of course. Shaped into a patty, meatballs are cooked up on a griddle and nestled between slices of crisp garlic bread, homemade balsamic tomato sauce and gooey provolone cheese. To say that this sandwich is flavorful wouldn`t be doing it justice - every bite is an explosion of deliciousness. More

Garlic Toast Meatball Patty Melt Recipe

Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry Sandwiches Recipe

Take a big bite this holiday season with this jaw-droppingly delicious Turkey, Stuffing & Cranberry Sandwich. Slices of juicy roast turkey breast are layered with homemade bread stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy. Finally, a sandwich you can be thankful for! More

Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry Sandwiches Recipe

Delicious Meatballs in Marinara Sauce Recipe

We were always on the hunt for the perfect meatball - one that was tender and tasty, moist and meaty. Well, we our search is up because Chef Lisa has mastered the meatball with this recipe, a combination of fresh herbs, Parmesan cheese and garlic, topped with a simply sweet and delicious homemade marinara sauce. Bravo, Lisa.  More

Delicious Meatballs in Marinara Sauce Recipe

Spicy Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Quick and easy, spicy and fragrant, robust and satisfying, it’s no wonder this Neapolitan dish, Pasta Puttanesca, is also known as “whore’s spaghetti.” Myth has it that prostitutes would use this aromatic sauce to lure men into their bordellos, so, unless you’re looking for unexpected visitors, keep your windows closed. More

Spicy Pasta Puttanesca Recipe

Sweet and Sour Halibut Recipe

Halibut is the blank canvas of fish. Not only is this firm fish mild in flavor, but it will also turn anyone into a fish-lover, especially when served up with this superb Asian sweet and sour sauce.
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Sweet and Sour Halibut Recipe

Beef, Mushroom & Pepper Shish Kebab

Fire up the grill and grab the skewers because this Beef, Pepper and Mushroom Shish Kebab is going to become the best to hit your BBQ. Tender chunks of beef, juicy peppers and meaty mushrooms are marinated in a sweet wine sauce and grilled to crisp-crusted, tender perfection.  More

Beef, Mushroom & Pepper Shish Kebab

Tuscan Bread Soup Recipe

Get transported to Italy with this scrumptious and satisfying Tuscan Bread Soup, a hearty combination of rustic bread, Parmesan cheese, garlic, tomato broth and a perfectly poached egg. More

Tuscan Bread Soup Recipe

Quick and Easy Beet Risotto Recipe

You can have creamy, dreamy, delicious risotto in 20 minutes. Yes, 20 minutes for supple, restaurant-style risotto. While many of us (myself included) have at one time in our lives been intimidated by cooking risotto (what if it`s gluey, what if my arm cramps from excessive stirring?), we no longer have to be. This easy risotto is a crowd pleaser, even for those who don`t love beets - they lend a splash of brilliant color and earthy sweetness to this stunning rice.


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Quick and Easy Beet Risotto Recipe

Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

In the lore of Greek mythology, or in the lore of Wikipedia, the delphic oracle was having a chat with Apollo and happened to mention that horseradish is worth its weight in gold. Maybe they had just wolfed down some gefilte fish together. Or maybe they were discussing how much it enhances this classic Sunday dish. More

Crusted Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce

The Best Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Crème anglaise. Foie gras. Bouillabaisse. Somehow everything sounds more complicated in French. Even the name of the French chef who helped make beef bourguignon famous, Auguste Escoffier, makes him sound very complicated. But don’t be put off by the haute name. This retro classic dish isn’t as EMBROUILLE as it sounds – it’s rustic beef stew made robust with a bottle of full-bodied wine. So, in other words, chillez-vous. More

The Best Beef Bourguignon Recipe

Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe

In Act 5, Scene 5, Line 19, methinks Macbeth is soliloquizing about this recipe – yes, tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow. Or maybe it was Orphan Annie. In either case, it will always be a day away when you finally enjoy these fork-tender short ribs. What you’ll need to do today is wait as the beef slowly cooks until it becomes succulent and falls from the bone. Worth every braising-hour, the ribs are then transferred to the refrigerator overnight, allowing the deep, rich flavors time to intensify. More

Braised Beef Short Ribs Recipe

Tender Veal Osso Buco Recipe

Save on the airfare and bring Italy home with this foolproof recipe for Osso Buco. The Milanese specialty, perfectly tender, braised veal is simmered among fresh herbs, garlic, tomatoes and white wine, and then topped with a zesty Lemon Parsley Gremolata. Buon Appetito! More

Tender Veal Osso Buco Recipe

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pasta

Onions are a little like high school gym coaches. they have a reputation for being harsh, but warm them up a little and, boy, can they be sweet. In this case, 20 minutes of heat transforms the pungent bulb into a deep brown, sugary marmalade. Pair it with tangy goat cheese and you’ve got a rewarding pasta. More

Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Pasta

Tender Veal Marsala with Mushrooms

If you think Veal Marsala is a dish for chefs only, think again. This super easy and unbelievably tasty Veal Marsala offers up tender bites and is guaranteed to have you looking like a pro. Pounded thin, veal is sautéed and coated in a deeply flavourful mushroom, shallot and Marsala wine sauce. More

Tender Veal Marsala with Mushrooms

Homestyle Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy Recipe

So I said to Lisa, embellishing this diner delight is pas de problème. Just give it a French name. La Plaque-Bleue Spéciale. But my blue ribbon-obsessed- sister outdid herself again, creating a tour de force – an elegant, moist, most flavorful meatloaf, topped with the perfect complement, a rich mushroom medley. More

Homestyle Meatloaf with Mushroom Gravy Recipe

Wild Mushroom Crostini Recipe with Parmesan and Mint

What can you whip together in under 20 minutes that`s guaranteed to wow your guests? These elegant mushroom- topped crostini, that`s what. Crusty, toasted bread sits beneath mushrooms that have been sautéed with shallots, garlic and white wine and then tossed with mint and Parmesan, creating the perfect bite to go alongside martinis and mojitos and margaritas and...  More

Wild Mushroom Crostini Recipe with Parmesan and Mint

Black Tie Martini Recipe

You don`t have to throw a fancy gala to enjoy this Black Tie Martini, a delicious combination of gin, vodka and white wine. What are you waiting for? Suit up! More

Black Tie Martini Recipe

Apple Cider Sangria Recipe

Sangria isn`t just for summer. No Siree. With the addition of spiced cider, this fruity sangria is the perfect fireside cocktail. More

Apple Cider Sangria Recipe

WATERMELON LIME MIMOSA

Our go-to snack on a hot summer day is a slice of juicy watermelon. We love it so much we made refresh and delicious mimosas out of them!  More

WATERMELON LIME MIMOSA

PEACH ORANGE MIMOSA

Nothing guarantees a peachy day more than in-season peaches sliced into these refreshing brunch time mimosas. Cheers! More

PEACH ORANGE MIMOSA

Orange Rosé Champagne Cocktail

What happens when rosé meets champagne? This deliciously fantastic Orange Rosé Champagne cocktail, a refreshing combination of Rosé Champagne, triple sec, orange bitters and juicy berries. More

Orange Rosé Champagne Cocktail

Raspberry Rosé Mojito

Say `Cheers` with this phenomenal Raspberry Rosé Mojito, a fruity mash up of fresh mint, raspberries, rosé wine and rum.  More

Raspberry Rosé Mojito

Iced Peach Tea Sangria

A new twist on this favorite Spanish cocktail, the combination of white wine and peach iced tea with brandy, syrup and fresh fruit will have you cheering, Salud! More

Iced Peach Tea Sangria

Champagne Punch

Looking for sunshine in a pitcher? Well, you`ve got it with this incredibly easy Champagne Punch recipe, a citrusy combo of orange, lemon and lime juice, along with sparkling champagne. Every pour is summer in a glass!

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Champagne Punch

Berry Rosé Sangria

Say Ole to rosé with this fantastically fruity Berry Rose Sangria, a perfect party in a pitcher. More

Berry Rosé Sangria

Citrus Mint Sangria

While we don`t like to mess with what works (read: wine), we love taking things up a notch with this perfect Citrus Mint Sangria, a refreshing combination of lemons, limes, fresh mint and dry white wine. More

Citrus Mint Sangria

The New York Sour Cocktail

Count on The City That Never Sleeps to put a scrumptious twist on a classic cocktail - meet The New York Sour, a golden whiskey sour that`s topped with fruity red wine, serving up satisfaction in every sip. More

The New York Sour Cocktail