Wine and Walnuts

A blog about eating, drinking, cooking and reading in the not so Deep South

Food and Wine Pairing: Ravioli with Balsamic Brown Butter and Vincentini Agostino Terre Lunghe Soave 2007

Kimberly Houston | September 2, 2009

This recipe has been haunting me since the beginning of August, when I saw it on “Everyday Italian,” Giada‘s show on The Food Network.  I decided I had to prepare it. It looked so simple to make, yet so rich and delicious — and if it turned out well, easy to impress people with, you [...]

Food and Wine Pairing: Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Arugula + Barbera d’Asti

Kimberly Houston | July 25, 2009

When I get my new  issues of Gourmet and Bon Appetit each month, I consume them cover to cover, salivating over the recipes/attendant photos, reading the travel stories with much longing, and planning which recipes I’ll try.  (Then there is the inevitable dreaming of a life where I cook and eat and drink and travel, and not much else, but I [...]