Wine, Food & Friends: Karen's Guide to Pairing Wine and Food Plus 100 Cooking Light Recipes by Karen MacNeil and Cooking Light Magazine

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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: balsamic vinegar; oranges; salad greens; snow peas; seedless red grapes; feta cheese
    • Accompaniments: Frittata with spinach, potatoes, and leeks
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  • Frittata with spinach, potatoes, and leeks
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  • Lemon-blueberry muffins
    • Categories: Cakes, small; Frostings & fillings; Afternoon tea; Breakfast / brunch; Entertaining & parties; Spring
    • Ingredients: all-purpose flour; nutmeg; buttermilk; lemons; eggs; blueberries
    • Accompaniments: Frittata with spinach, potatoes, and leeks
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  • Strawberry-almond cream tart
    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Dessert; Spring; Entertaining & parties; Cooking for a crowd
    • Ingredients: honey graham crackers; light cream cheese; almond extract; strawberries; sliced almonds
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    • Categories: Sandwiches & burgers; Sauces, general; Lunch; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Italian
    • Ingredients: basil; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese; pine nuts; roasted red peppers; onions; ciabatta bread; cooked turkey breast; Fontina cheese; watercress
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    • Categories: Main course; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Mediterranean
    • Ingredients: stale white bread; pistachio nuts; lemons; parsley; chives; mint; Frenched lamb rack
    • Accompaniments: New potatoes with balsamic-shallot butter
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    • Categories: Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Mediterranean; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: balsamic vinegar; butter; shallots; thyme; red potatoes; parsley
    • Accompaniments: Pistachio-encrusted rack of lamb
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: plum tomatoes; sherry vinegar; capers; dried red pepper flakes; basil; cremini mushrooms; shiitake mushrooms; baby portabello mushrooms; baguette bread; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
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    • Categories: Main course; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Italian
    • Ingredients: black peppercorns; dried rosemary; fennel seeds; dry mustard; pork tenderloin; parsley
    • Accompaniments: Three-grain risotto with asparagus spears
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    • Categories: Rice dishes; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Italian
    • Ingredients: saffron; low-sodium chicken broth; shallots; Arborio rice; quick-cooking barley; quinoa; dry white wine; mozzarella cheese; asparagus; pine nuts
    • Accompaniments: Rosemary- and pepper-crusted pork tenderloin
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    • Categories: Ice cream & frozen desserts; Dessert; Spring; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Vegan
    • Ingredients: strawberries; store-cupboard ingredients
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Breakfast / brunch; Entertaining & parties; Cooking for a crowd; Spring; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: oranges; balsamic vinegar; honey; fennel; Bibb lettuce; flat-leaf parsley; Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
    • Accompaniments: Shrimp and white bean salad over watercress
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    • Categories: Cakes, small; Afternoon tea; Breakfast / brunch; Spring; Entertaining & parties; Cooking for a crowd
    • Ingredients: almond paste; eggs; buttermilk; all-purpose flour; raspberries; turbinado sugar
    • Accompaniments: Shrimp and white bean salad over watercress
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    • Categories: Cakes, large; Frostings & fillings; Dessert; Entertaining & parties; Cooking for a crowd; Spring
    • Ingredients: breadcrumbs; all-purpose flour; unsalted butter; granulated sugar; eggs; sour cream; powdered sugar
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Entertaining & parties; Cooking for a crowd; Spring; Italian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: fava beans; tarragon; limes; baguette bread; Parmesan cheese
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    • Categories: Sauces for fish; Main course; Entertaining & parties; Spring
    • Ingredients: parsley; arugula; chives; walnuts; capers; white bread; salmon fillets
    • Accompaniments: Spring risotto; Fresh peas with mint
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  • Greek Easter bread
    • Categories: Bread & buns, sweet; Afternoon tea; Easter / Lent; Entertaining & parties; Spring; Greek
    • Ingredients: allspice berries; cinnamon sticks; dry yeast; bread flour; eggs; egg yolks
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    • Categories: Rice dishes; Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring
    • Ingredients: dried morel mushrooms; fava beans; low-sodium chicken broth; leeks; Arborio rice; sun-dried tomato paste; dry white wine; green onions; Romano cheese
    • Accompaniments: Salmon with arugula sauce
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    • Categories: Side dish; Entertaining & parties; Spring
    • Ingredients: green onions; peas; low-sodium chicken broth; honey; mint
    • Accompaniments: Salmon with arugula sauce
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    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Spring; French
    • Ingredients: skim milk; cocoa powder; dark chocolate; eggs
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Appetizers / starters; Summer; Entertaining & parties
    • Ingredients: dried rosemary; garlic powder; pita bread; smoked bacon; garlic; low-sodium chicken broth; canned cannellini beans; green onions; hot sauce; paprika
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Side dish; Summer; Entertaining & parties; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: basil; balsamic vinegar; yellow tomatoes; tomatoes; fresh mozzarella cheese
    • Accompaniments: Grilled chicken with white barbecue sauce
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Side dish; Summer; Entertaining & parties; American; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: frozen baby lima beans; corn; red peppers; green onions; red onions; flat-leaf parsley; oregano; lemons
    • Accompaniments: Grilled chicken with white barbecue sauce
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  • ISBN 10 0848731220
  • ISBN 13 9780848731229
  • Published Sep 01 2006
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 192
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Oxmoor House
  • Imprint Oxmoor House

Publishers Text

Wine and cooking enthusiasts will know immediately that they have uncorked something truly magical with Karen MacNeil's Wine, Food & Friends. This book combines the culinary expertise of Cooking Light with the wine connoisseurship of Karen MacNeil, today's preeminent wine authority. Award-winning author, lecturer, and television personality, Karen is a champion when it comes to the enjoyment of food and wine, which she summarizes in The Only Ten Principles of Matching Wine and Food You'll Ever Need. Pair Karen's zeal for the art of wine with more than 150 Cooking Light kitchen-tested recipes and you have all the ingredients you need to reach new levels of gastronomical glory.


Features:


  • Build your culinary knowledge base by combining 30 top-rated menus and recipes with wine recommendations for every season and any occasion

  • More than 100 full color photographs give visual cues for presenting casually elegant dishes

  • Demystifies wine terms with Karen MacNeil's tried-and-true food and wine matchmaking concepts

  • Offers Karen's own Sip Tips - easy-to-remember wine descriptors and non-intimidating advice on buying, ordering, and serving wine


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