Belgian Endive with Curried Crab

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

APPETIZER

Belgian Endive with Curried Crab

Makes 30 appetizers

  • 6 T mayonnaise
  • 2 ts. curry powder
  • 1 T white wine
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • Leaves from any one or several fresh herbs: chives, oregano, thyme or basil…. about 3 T. […]
Belgian Endive with Curried Crab 2017-11-07T21:23:00+00:00

Garbanzo Fritters with Jicama Salad

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

APPETIZER

Garbanzo Fritters with Jicama Salad

Serve with Bethel Heights Pinot Gris

FRITTERS

1 ½ cups cooked garbanzo beans

Soak overnight – one cup dried beans Day two: Drain. cover with two inches clean water and add a teaspoon dry mustard to the cooking water. Cook till […]

Garbanzo Fritters with Jicama Salad 2017-11-06T13:55:41+00:00

Herbed Shrimp with Red Pepper Dipping Sauce

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

APPETIZER

Herbed Shrimp with Red Pepper Dipping Sauce

Serve this appetizer (6 to 8 portions) with Bethel Heights Pinot Gris

Here is a very tasty, simple appetizer, especially if you have small containers of red pepper sauce handy in your freezer. I […]

Herbed Shrimp with Red Pepper Dipping Sauce 2017-11-07T20:11:58+00:00

Little Sourdough Pizzas

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

APPETIZER

Little Sourdough Pizzas

Note: If you do not keep sourdough, use any recipe for pizza crust.

SOURDOUGH PIZZA CRUST

  • 
1 cup starter
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup flax seed or meal
  • 
1 cup semolina flour
  • 
1 T olive oil
  • […]

Little Sourdough Pizzas 2017-11-07T08:39:58+00:00

Mussels in Red Pepper Vinaigrette


APPETIZER

Mussels
IN RED PEPPER VINAIGRETTE

Makes 2 dozen

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 ts. capers
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 T. red wine vinegar
  • 1 T minced onion
  • 1 T minced fresh parsley
  • Sea salt to taste; fresh ground pepper
  • 2 dozen tightly closed mussels
  • 1 lemon

Roast the pepper over open flame […]

Mussels in Red Pepper Vinaigrette 2017-10-27T16:51:38+00:00

Gazpacho

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

SOUP

Gazpacho

This recipe is adapted from Mollie Katzen’s The New Moosewood Cookbook. I have added a cup of chopped ripe cantaloupe, which adds a sweetness all its own to this summer cold soup.

  • 4 cups tomato juice (I puree home canned […]
Gazpacho 2017-11-08T12:02:26+00:00

Roasted Tomato Soup

Pairing:
AROMATIC WHITES

SOUP

Roasted Tomato Soup

Adapted from recipe, courtesy of Michael Chiarello

FOR THE SOUP

  • 12 large (4 pounds) fresh market tomatoes, stemmed and quartered
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 12 garlic cloves, peeled
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • […]

Roasted Tomato Soup 2017-07-09T04:11:32+00:00

Seafood Gumbo — An adaptation for Oregon

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

SOUP

Seafood Gumbo – An Adaptation for Oregon

Serve with Bethel Heights Gewurztraminer

Heat ½ cup vegetable oil in dutch oven until very hot.

Add one half cup flour and whisk over high heat constantly until roux is dark reddish brown (don’t let it burn).

Remove […]

Seafood Gumbo — An adaptation for Oregon 2017-11-13T17:40:27+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

Marilyn’s Pear Pie

Pairing: Aromatic Whites

DESSERT

Marilyn’s Pear Pie

Serve with Bethel Heights Gewürztraminer

This pie with this wine make an unforgettable match.

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Prepare one-crust pie shell* and line bottom of pie pan.

2. Peel and halve 5 pears and place one layer deep in unbaked pie shell. Fill in corners with
remaining […]

Marilyn’s Pear Pie 2017-11-08T10:12:52+00:00