Time to start making a dish list for that holiday menu! Whether for a potluck feast with friends, or a massive cookout in your own kitchen, pairings are essential to the success of any holiday meal! As the saying goes, “Food without wine is a corpse. Wine without food is a ghost.”
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It’s inevitable that after Thanksgiving, there will be leftovers. Check out these three easy sandwiches to make with that leftover turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing. The best part? Each sandwich pairs easily with a Beaujolais wine.
This sweet and savory Apple and Bacon Stuffing is the best of both worlds. Sweet apples and cranberries paired with savory herbs and bacon then baked into a warm Thanksgiving stuffing… DELICIOUS! Plus, it’s the perfect pair with a glass of Vinho Verde wine, a wine that is ideal with all of your Thanksgiving dishes.
Start Turkey Day festivities with an eclectic Thanksgiving Cheese Board. This seasonally-driven cheese board pairs beautifully with Vinho Verde wines, especially the white wine, Alvarinho Deu La Deu. Light and bright Alvarinho Deu La Deu is the perfect wine to open to begin a holiday gathering. Serve with a homemade Orange Cranberry Compote.
Herb roasted Cornish hens with root vegetables might just be the perfect one pan, Thanksgiving dinner for two or a small group. Individual Cornish hens are crusted with fresh herbs, roasted on a bed of root vegetables and apple and served with a bottle of Pinot Noir.
A sweet cake is perfect to share during parties or just enjoy for a dessert with the family. Sweet potatoes bring delicious moisture to the batter and pecans and chocolate chips bring delicious flavors to make the perfect sweet potato cake.
If you’re having a small Thanksgiving crowd, skip the huge turkey and make these chestnut and mushroom stuffed turkey breasts paired with a cool Pinot Grigio.
Gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing… turkey can get tricky when we’re talking about pairing it with wine. Check out these bottles that not only play well with the bird, but also all of its fixings.
Have fun with your Thanksgiving wine pairings and serve each course with a different Riesling, all with different levels of sweetness. There really is a Riesling for every dish.
Thanksgiving can be a food-lover’s dream come true, but a wine pairing nightmare. With hearty potato sides and fresh kale salads, it can be hard to find the perfect bottles to pair with all your dishes. Check out these tips and Cavit wines that will help you handle the autumn feast. Cheers!
Throw your apple cider in the freezer, then blend it up with bitters, brandy and more. The perfect cider slushee cocktail for the warmer autumn days or to refresh the tastebuds after heavy comfort food.
Korean braised short ribs, or galbi jjim, are the perfect warm food when you are hosting a dinner party or just want to feel cozy. Plus, check out the perfect wine pairings with this dish.
Dig into this perfect fall recipe of roasted pumpkin with cranberries and French Goat Cheese. It’s warm and beautiful in color with the added touch of creamy goat cheese.
Whether these are your Thanksgiving libations or you are looking to host a casual happy hour after a day at the orchard or the office, these fall apple cocktails are sure to impress. The best part? They can be prepped ahead for easy serving.
Easy and so incredibly delicious, these smashed sweet potatoes are topped with brown butter, parmesan, bacon and sage. They’re about to become a crowd favorite.
Switch up your bellini game and make a drink that is fitting for brunch or a dinner toast. The key? Frozen blueberries. You just need frozen blueberries, simple syrup and bubbling Prosecco to make this fun libation that is sure to be the star of your gathering.
If “Turkey Anxiety” was a real term, it’s a mutual feeling all Thanksgiving hosts share. Nothing is more disappointing than slicing into a dry bird after hours of anticipation. Make sure this doesn’t happen! Brining is the secret to preparing perfect poultry. Here are the basic rules of how to brine.
Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday feast of the year, and it is fast approaching. However, there is no need to dread all the gluttony at the table. Nor will any tastebuds have to sacrifice any savoring. These quintessential Thanksgiving fixings are all gluten-free! Yes, bellies will be stuffed, but not irritated. Go ahead, have those seconds, even thirds.
Whether you are looking for a new kind of autumn spread or the perfect Thanksgiving meal, check out this Mediterranean inspired menu that is sure to surprise and please.
Thinking of hosting a Friendsgiving this year? Whether you are planning a party for 4 or 14 (or more, you popular person!), here are a few ways to make it easy and fun for all.
Are you stuck in a rut with the usual routine for your Thanksgiving turkey? Try a new technique with one of these flavorsome methods for cooking the bird.
Stuffing is a favorite, and there many additions that can make it special. These stuffing recipes will have people talking well after their Thanksgiving nap
Celebrate the holiday season with a perfectly paired, affordable Rioja wine and an exciting turkey roasted with Spanish spices and stuffed with dried fruits.
Apple cake with cookie butter in the batter is swirled with a spiced cheesecake. Cinnamon whipped cream, walnuts and cookies finish this decadent dessert.
Roasted root veggies mix with the bold flavor of curry and are gentled with coconut milk. It is a vegan dish that can easily be modified for the meat eater.
A vegetarian side dish perfect for Thanksgiving. Pumpkin rice is easy to create with basic ingredients, but with enough flavor to stand next to the turkey.
“It was my first Thanksgiving in France, and I knew there would be no fried turkey or football. So I loosened my belt and tried to learn from the French.”