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.
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Dry white wine, garlic, and olive oil are key to starting a delicious, light sauce for pasta. Spring onions are those that have been harvested early—they look like scallions with large white bulbs. If they're unavailable, use Vidalia onions. Rotini (corkscrew pasta) will work in place of fusilli.