Wine and Beer Guide

Whether you are raising your glass for a toast, or pouring it into a stock pot, wine and beer are equally great for cooking and enjoying.

Recipes with Wine

Wine can blend beautifully with a variety of dishes including meat, risotto, soup, and shellfish. The rich notes of red wine or delicate flavor of white both work to make these recipes toast-worthy.

Cooking with Wine
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20 Recipes with Wine

Cooking with wine allows food to absorb lush and diverse flavors. Reds lend rich, velvety flavors to meats and decadent desserts. Whites help to create a lighter sauce for broths and pastas. Store already-opened wine in the fridge to have around for cooking.

First up, this lamb shoulder recipe combines sweet wine and spring produce with lamb, a meat typically associated with the season. You may need to call ahead to order lamb shoulder from your regular butcher. Look for a producer of grass-fed lamb in your area.

View Recipe: Lamb Shoulder Braised with Spring Vegetables, Green Herbs, and White Wine

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