Tag: Red Wine

Fall Mains

Coq au Vin – Chicken Braised in Red Wine

My husband invited friends over for Sunday lunch. He suggested we make Coq au Vin and because we haven’t made this “French bistro favourite” for quite some time, I agreed! It’s definitely coming back into our repertoire! Over the years,

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Fall Mains

Red Wine Braised Oxtails

Oxtails have to be one of my favourite things! They are so tender, unctuous and just plain lip-smacking good! This is a recipe I have made for years with a tweak here, and a tweak there along the way. Years

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Baking and Sweet Endings

Spiced Red Wine Poached Pears

Saturday mornings in late October and November means a trip to Nat Bailey Farmer’s Market in search of seasonal fruits and vegetables. The colours are awesome! With the backdrop of the Coast Mountains on occasion receiving a snowfall, it’s simply

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Barbecued Veal Chops With Rosemary

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This recipe transports me to Italy, the tantalizing aroma of meat, sizzling over a wood fire. Here at home we will have to make do with our trusty Weber &

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Farro Risotto With Red Wine

This is an excellent “risotto” made using farro. It is terrific in the winter or fall as a first course, perhaps followed by a roasted bird or meat of your choice. Makes 3 – 4 First Course Servings 2 Tbsp.

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Veal Shortribs

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I am a huge fan of both shortribs & oxtails. They have such a delicious unctuous texture when braised in a sauce  made with stock, wine & chopped vegetables. They

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