Meatloaf — stuffed and rolled

Pairing: Pinot Noir

MAIN COURSE

Meatloaf – Stuffed and Rolled

Serves six

  • 2 lbs ground beef — not too dry — at least 15% fat content
  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs (can use good quality dried, or soft, soaked in milk, then […]
Meatloaf — stuffed and rolled 2017-11-08T10:25:53+00:00

Pete’s Roast Chicken

Pairing: Pinot Noir

MAIN COURSE

Pete’s Roast Chicken

Serve with Bethel Heights’ Justice Vineyard Pinot Noir.

When we first moved to Salem to begin a life of growing grapes and making wine, Pete’s was a great fish and poultry store, now closed.

Here is a recipe I […]

Pete’s Roast Chicken 2017-11-08T10:27:08+00:00

Roast Pork Tenderloin over Strawberry Rhubarb Purée

Pairing: Pinot Noir

MAIN COURSE

Roast Pork Tenderloin Over Strawberry Rhubarb Purée

Oven: 350 degrees

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 ½ lb. fresh rhubarb, cut into small chunks
  • ½ cup Pinot noir
  • ½ cup honey (or less to taste)
  • 2 T Dijon mustard
  • l cup mixed berries, frozen […]
Roast Pork Tenderloin over Strawberry Rhubarb Purée 2017-11-08T12:18:59+00:00

Roasted Moroccan Lamb and Carrots with Grilled Lettuce

Pairing: Pinot Noir

MAIN COURSE

Roasted Moroccan Lamb and Carrots with Grilled Lettuce

Served at the Cellar Club Event on April 24th, 2010

This is an adaptation from Vino d’Enrico Bernardo, a Paris restaurant with a high profile wine list. It is served there with chickpea […]

Roasted Moroccan Lamb and Carrots with Grilled Lettuce 2017-11-07T19:59:20+00:00

Roasted Quail with Pinot Noir Sauce

Pairing:
PINOT NOIR

MAIN COURSE

Roasted Quail
WITH PINOT NOIR SAUCE

Brine quail for four hours in 2 parts sea salt and 1 part sugar or Splenda. I also like to add a couple of tablespoons of black bean sauce, then water to cover. […]

Roasted Quail with Pinot Noir Sauce 2017-07-09T03:03:17+00:00

Tagliata – Grilled Steak Italian Style

Pairing: Pinot Noir

MAIN COURSE

Tagliata – Grilled Steak Italian Style

Serve with Bethel Heights’ Carter Vineyard or Casteel Reserve Pinot Noir

A friend from Iowa gave me a copy of Cook’s Country, www.CooksCountry.com, and one of the articles proved invaluable. For the steak eaters in your […]

Tagliata – Grilled Steak Italian Style 2017-11-07T20:42:52+00:00

Roast Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa and Black Beans

Pairing:
AROMATIC WHITES

MAIN COURSE

Roast Pork Tacos
WITH MANGO SALSA AND BLACK BEANS

Pork shoulder is an inexpensive cut of meat. If you are willing to spend some time cutting it into two inch squares, eliminating as much of the fat that runs […]

Roast Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa and Black Beans 2017-09-27T20:31:17+00:00

Butternut Squash Risotto with Gorgonzola

Pairing: Chardonnay

MAIN COURSE

Butternut Squash Risotto with Gorgonzola

Serves 6 – 8

  • 7 cups mushroom broth, or part vegetable broth
  • 4 T butter
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 3 cups peeled, chopped butternut (1/2 – 3/4 inch dice)
  • 2 cups Arborio rice
  • 1/2 cup white wine, […]
Butternut Squash Risotto with Gorgonzola 2017-11-06T13:19:30+00:00

Chicken Thighs Teriyaki

Pairing:
CHARDONNAY

MAIN COURSE

Chicken Thighs
TERIYAKI

Given the modest sweetness of this dish, it works well with Bethel Heights’ Chardonnay. The acid of Oregon Chardonnay makes it a particularly good food wine, more like a Burgundy in this regard.

  • 6 – 8 thighs, two […]
Chicken Thighs Teriyaki 2017-07-09T17:34:50+00:00

Morel, Asparagus and Fresh Pea Risotto

Pairing: Chardonnay

MAIN COURSE

Morel, Asparagus and Fresh Pea Risotto

Serves 6 as a first course, 4 as an entrée

  • 1 pound fresh green peas, shelled, or 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch diagonal pieces
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • […]

Morel, Asparagus and Fresh Pea Risotto 2017-11-06T21:40:24+00:00