I agree with Julia Child’s philosophy when she said, “I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food…”
So Julia would be happy to see just how far that line of thinking has gone. I find myself sneaking a splash of wine into most foods (except my oatmeal… I haven’t found a way to ease that in yet… just give me time!)
Below you’ll find 12 delightful dishes that allow you to drink and dine with the same bottle.
(Do you have a favorite wine-with-food meal? Tell me in the comments section!)
Pinot Noir Cherry Bruschetta from ShowMeTheYummy.com
If I make a bowl of bruschetta, there’s a strong possibility I’ll devour the whole thing in one sitting. (I call those my appetizer dinner nights!) This pinot noir cherry bruschetta is perfect for after work noshing and Saturday afternoon chick flick sessions.
Whipped Feta Dip with California Figs and Marsala Sauce from TheMediterraneanDish.com
I believe that feta makes everything better. However, adding marsala wine and figs makes feta 1,378% better.
Chardonnay Poached Pear Salad from HarryAndDavid.com
I can imagine this salad starting a series of, “Mmmm’s!” at a Sunday morning brunch.
Turkey Sandwich with Brie, Cranberries and Red Wine Aioli from TheTomatoTart.com
This gluten-free delight will tempt those of you who appreciate turkey and cranberries year round. (I know I’m not the only one who makes cranberry sauce in June!)
Merlot Meatballs from SugarAndSoul.co
You want lip smacking? These meatballs are lip smacking!
Red Wine Barbecue Pork Ribs from EasyAndDelish.com
I like the fact that you can throw 3/4 cup of wine into the barbecue sauce… then you can drink the rest while you’re cooking. The ultimate win-win grilling session!
Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts from MinimalistBaker.com
Yes… this is very vegan friendly.
Seared Scallops in White Wine Butter Sauce from PopSugar
Do not fear the seared scallop… this recipe is perfect for beginners. So take a swig of wine, relax and prepare to sear like a boss!
Filet Mignon in Mushroom Wine Sauce from NatashasKitchen.com
Soooo you want to make a meal that’s going to impress without causing you stress — this is it, my love!
Skillet Chicken with Bacon and White Wine Sauce from PinchofYum.com
All hail this one skillet, 5 star meal!
Duck Breast with Port Wine Sauce from AlexandraCooks.com
If you’re a duck lover, this recipe will get your taste buds babbling. The reduced port wine sauce has only 3 ingredients. The meat takes mere minutes to cook. What more could you ask for?
Salmon with Tomato, Onions and Capers from SimplyRecipes.com
The salmon is poached in the sauce, which means it’s quick and easy to make. Perfect for a healthy weekday meal!
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