Vittles and Vine

Meyer’s Lemony Broccoli and Chickpea Rigatoni

Chef Marc Meyer’s first book, Brunch, offers outrageously good recipes from his first Manhattan restaurant, Five ...

Corn Chowder accented by Miso and Salmon with a Chinon Rosé

Total time: 35 mins Servings: 6 (makes scant 11 cups) Ellie Krieger, Washington Post said, “…what ...
Swordfish Asparagus Frisee Salad

Swordfish Steaks, Asparagus and Frisée Salad with Sauvignon Blanc

A great quick Friday night meal, this one from Epicurious comes together in half an hour! ...
Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun Chicken Pasta & Louis Jadot Chardonnay

This dish is quick, easy, and well-suited for a weeknight dinner. The addition of a side ...
Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes with Shrimp Remoulade and a Glass of Rosé

Fried green tomatoes are a summertime staple in the American South, where frugal cooks found an ingenious ...
Thai Inspired Shrimp Pasta and Riesling

Thai-Inspired Shrimp Pasta & Riesling

A quick and easy summer entree with a little spice, Thai-Inspired Shrimp Pasta combines classic Thai ...
Creamy Dill Chicken with Viognier

Creamy Dill Chicken with Viognier  

Recently a family member invited me to try Hello Fresh, which is a subscription meal plan.  ...

Cookies and Port, Anyone? 

We all like a little sweet after a special dinner and no occasion is better for ...

Winter Stew and Australian Shiraz

When the days are short and the temperatures plummet here in central Pennsylvania, nothing comforts more ...
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Small Plates & Spanish Grenache

It’s that time of year again when we invite people over to our home for some ...
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Turkey Skewers with Gluten-Free Stuffing & Rosato Merlot Wine

Back in April 2020, Kevin Ostrowski gave a PWS Sunday Rosé zoom educational wine tasting "Rosé ...
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Oktoberfest Meal with Gewürztraminer

As the nights become cooler and the Bavarian-themed six-packs of beer show up in the stores, ...
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Seared Scallops, Pesto Pasta, Asparagus & Pouilly-Fussé

We are not white wine drinkers so when the Sunday Virtual Wine Tasting on August 8th ...
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Grilled Steak, Arugula Salad & Amarone Wine

I bought a new Ninja Smart Foodie XL Grill (& Air Fryer) and one of the ...
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Apricot-Green Chile Blintz paired with French Sauternes

One of our wine reference books, Big Macs & Burgundy, suggests drinking Sauternes dessert wine with ...
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Bleu Cheeseburger & Fries
Paired with Argentinian Malbec

While I was scanning FaceBook, I saw a post by Wine Folly about Malbec wine and ...
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Chocolate Red Wine Cake

This cake was a first-place winner in a contest a Conzatti’s Italian Market in Johnstown, PA ...
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Chicken Marsala

This is a “go-to” meal starter for me.  Just add a fresh greens salad. It is ...
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Bruschetta with Prosciutto, Ricotta and Arugula
paired with Côtes de Provence Rosé

I was excited to attend the “Rosé All Day” Virtual wine tasting sponsored by the Pennsylvania ...
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Creole Shrimp & Grits
with White Italian Blend

It was Good Friday, which in our house required a fish or seafood meal, and so ...