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According to Cajun Chef and entertaining expert John Folse, the main thing to remember is that there’s nothing to be afraid of when determining what wine to serve.
Holidays can bring enough stress without adding the worries that come with entertaining. Here are some easy suggestions for food preparation and buffet setup to make entertaining easy and serving a snap.
Even without having a sommelier at your table, you can get the perfect wine for your meal if you follow a few simple guidelines.
When a big celebration comes along, wine is a necessity. Here are some tips on doing it right.
As summer drones on, finding new ways to present indispensable dishes like potato salad becomes a growing challenge. Includes recipe for Italian Potato Salad.
When people go backyard grilling, one item often left behind is wine. It’s time to serve wine at even the most casual of dining occasions. Good old standbys like pop, iced tea and beer are refreshing indeed, but new alternatives are always welcome.
Is your knowledge of wine worthy of a toast? Test your wine IQ with this quick and easy quiz of wine fun facts. Take the quiz alone or enjoy it together with dinner guests.
Making guacamole is easier than most people think. At party or snack time, gather around the guacamole bowl.
The Super Bowl is more than a game – it’s a meal. And the bowl for this meal is filled with a hearty, vegetarian chili.
While the Super Bowl team captains are gathering at the 50-yard line for the start-of-the-game coin toss, you’re stuck in the kitchen debating which appetizer to place in the oven first. If it’s heads, it’s the pizza. If it’s tails, it’s the artichoke dip. If you don’t deliver some snacks quickly, the next defensive tackle may be in your kitchen.
After weeks of holiday desserts, a simple dish of oranges suddenly seems like heaven – or at least the food of heaven. Ambrosia is an old-fashioned Southern fruit dessert or salad.
Scientists and health experts have started to go nuts. Researchers have determined that nuts – used in moderation – can make beneficial contributions to a healthful diet. Includes recipe for Spiced Toasted Almonds.
It may seem heresy to suggest an alternative ending to the traditional Thanksgiving meal. But for those looking for a bit more culinary adventure, health-conscious cooks have developed a welcome variety of delicious alternatives to the revered pumpkin pie.
Most Americans will enjoy foods that, although considered a mainstay of the holiday, were unknown to the Pilgrims. Try these two authentic dishes that will add to the array of plant-based foods at your Thanksgiving meal.
To prepare a festive Thanksgiving meal that bolsters health and weight goals instead of undermining them, try more plant-based food than animal-based food at both the cooking and serving stages.
Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the start of summer and the beginning of grilling season. Most people use the barbecue to grill hot dogs, burgers and chicken. But why not expand your grilling vista by including vegetables? Perfect candidates include eggplant, bell pepper, zucchini, onion, tomatoes and corn.