Category: Wine

Grilled Pork Roast with Port/Vidalia/Fig Sauce

Grilled Pork Roast with Port/Vidalia/Fig SauceServes 4 Recipe for the sauce:1 tablespoon coconut oil1 large Vidalia onion, sliced thinly, then quartered1 tablespoon flour (any type)1 cup port wine4 figs, stems removed and halved Preheat a non-stick skillet over med-high heat.

Posted in Fig, Grilled, Onion, Pork, Port, Roast, Sauce, Wine

Marsala-Poached Figs

Fresh Figs, Poached in MarsalaServe 6 1/2 cup sweet Marsala1 cinnamon stick3 black peppercorns1 tablespoon honey6 Figs, stems removed and halvedWalnut halves for garnish Combine first four ingredients in a medium saucepan.  Bring to a boil. Cook 7 minutes or

Posted in Dessert, Easy, Fig, Wine

Pan Seared Chicken, Roasted with Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

Pan Seared Chicken, Roasted with Cherry Tomatoes and OlivesServes 6 1 tablespoon olive oil6 chicken thighs, skin-on, but excess trimmed2-4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced1/4 onion, diced1-2 pounds cherry (or grape) tomatoes, halved1/4 cup Kalamata olives, halved1/4 cup green olives, halved.

Posted in Chicken, Garlic, Olives, Roasted, Tomato, Wine

A Relaxing Weekend

Just a quick update. I am halfway through the first semester, and so far my students are all successful! It has been a very busy two months, but life is good. Life is very good. On Saturday, my wife and

Posted in Breakfast, Eggs, Whiskey, Wine

Coq Au Vin

Coq Au VinServes 8 (average 6 ounce portion by weight) Meals like this are great for cool days, or when you need to feed many people on a budget. It is fast, simple (with a few easy steps) and is

Posted in Carrots, Chicken, Healthy, Mushrooms, Stew, Wine

Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup

Cream of Wild Mushroom SoupServe 4 2 ounces (dry) mushroom blend. I used a blend of porcini, shiitake, oyster and black mushrooms.8 ounces fresh white button mushrooms, sliced1/2 Vidalia onions, diced2 teaspoons olive oil, divided3 cloves garlic, crushed and minced1/2

Posted in Low Sodium, Mushrooms, Soup, Wine