Wine and Walnuts

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

Food and Wine Pairing: Lemon Spaghetti and Firesteed Oregon Pinot Noir, 2007

Kimberly Houston | November 4, 2009

Yep, it’s time for another recipe from Giada de Laurentiis’ Everyday Italian. I so often use this cookbook, because the recipes are so good, and (usually) so easy.  I plan to buy/use other cookbooks someday, but for now, most all my cooking forays are from this cookbook, epicurious.com, Bon Appétit, and the late, lamented Gourmet.  [...]

A Simple Trick for Choosing a Wine Match for Your Recipe

Kimberly Houston | November 2, 2009

I’m going to tell you a neat little trick I use to find a good wine match for the recipes I make.  Something you too can do with success, even if you don’t know much at all about wine.  Now, sometimes I just know what I’d like to drink, and choose the recipe based on [...]