Baked Maple Salmon

July 11, 2013

Way back in the day, Matt and I shared a summer apartment in college. It was the first time we had our own kitchen, and we had no clue how to cook. One time we put bell peppers, chicken and potatoes in a skillet and let them all cook together. You can imagine how done […]

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Make-Ahead Meatballs

June 26, 2013

My mom has told me that one of her regrets from her early days of motherhood was not making enough of her dinners in advance. Her mother always told her that whatever she could do in the morning to make the dinnertime witching hour easier would pay off. With this advice in mind, I’ve been […]

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Pork Tacos With Summer White Mango Salsa

June 21, 2013

This is the third and final recipe I was hired to develop for The Naked Grape wines. Here were the first and second. When I first took a sip of The Naked Grape Summer White Blend, I knew I needed a festive recipe to pair with it. These pork tacos are fresh and flavorful, summery […]

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Easy Chicken and Bean Bake

June 17, 2013

This might be one of my favorite recipes I’ve ever made! I can’t take all the credit – one of my friends shared the technique on our mom’s group Facebook page. I knew upon her description that I had to take my own stab at it! The best part about this “casserole” layered with beans, […]

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Chardonnay Curry Poached Cod with Fennel and Red Pepper

May 23, 2013

A few months ago I had the chance to develop three recipes using The Naked Grape wines. Malbec went first, and here is Chardonnay. When you think white wine, you think fish. Light and refreshing dishes that go hand-in-hand with a cool glass of Chardonnay. This dish takes on a bold spice, curry, but delicately […]

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Grilled Radicchio with Malbec Barbecue Sauce

May 9, 2013

A few months ago I had the chance to develop three recipes using The Naked Grape wines. I was given the go-ahead to share them, and this is the first of the three. Take it away Malbec! Radicchio and Malbec are both a bit off the beaten path. They’re not the usual mixed greens salad […]

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Picnic Perfect

May 1, 2013

I just loooove a picnic!! When we first graduated from college, we used to go to Pops at the Park every Sunday in June in Charlotte. Matt and I had PB&J and a mini bottle of wine and those around us had elaborate spreads with multiple courses, cheese platters, sheet cakes and 10 bottles of […]

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