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.

Pairing Wine with Salads

Summertime is great for fresh dinner salads and a cool glass of wine out on the patio. Learn how to pair these two items for a delicious, light meal.

Salad with Curried Chicken
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Salad with Curried Chicken

Enhance sweet-tart curried chicken salad with an aromatic white wine like viognier, a full-bodied white, or torrontés, a dry floral white from Argentina.

Luigi Bosca "Finca la Linda" Torrontés 2009 (Argentina, $11) Orange and peach aromas; lemon and apple taste (pictured)

Maryhill Viognier 2008  (Washington, $15) Flowers, honey, and nectarines, with a zesty finish

SPLURGE: J. Vidal-Fleury Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc 2007  (France, $17) Pear and baked caramel flavors

View Recipe: Curried Chicken Salad with Apples and Raisins

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté