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 Seafood

Don’t drown out the delicate flavors of seafood with an overpowering red; we offer 4 different types of wine light enough to mesh well with delicious fish and shellfish.

Crispy Cajun Catfish
Photo: Randy Mayor

Crispy Cajun Catfish

Highlight the fresh simplicity of this spicy fish with a bright, acidic white wine that acts like a squeeze of lemon on the fish. Inexpensive American sparkling wine is a refreshing palate-cleanser for this down-home dish.

VALUE: Domaine Ste. Michelle Cuvée Brut (Washington, $11) Crisp lime and green apples.

Korbel Brut Rosé (California, $12) Juicy strawberries and watermelon (pictured)

Roederer Estate Brut (California, $23) Creamy, rich, and nutty.

View Recipe: Bayou Catfish Fillets

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Cooking with Quinoa: 25 Recipes

High in protein and fiber, quinoa [KEEN-wah] is not only versatile, it also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. Find 24 delicious recipes for cooking with this ancient whole grain.

Quinoa with Roasted Garlic, Tomatoes, and Spinach Recipe