Prosciutto, Egg and Spinach StrataWine Pairings: Sauvignon Blanc
This egg spinach strata recipe is perfect to make for Mother’s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas brunch. Plus, you can prepare it the night before and just throw it in the oven in the morning.
Quick Apple-Glazed Pork ChopsWine Pairings: Light Crisp Whites, Light Reds
You probably have all of the spices you need for these succulent pork chops laying around in your pantry or spice rack. The rub is versatile; give it a try on any meat, chicken or fish.
Mexican Cowboy Beans With Sausage and PoblanosWine Pairings: Malbec
This hearty bean recipe comes from Mexico, where it is known as frijoles charros. It is believed that the stew is named after the famous Mexican charros or horseman. If Mexican longaniza is not available, use Mexican chorizo instead.
Sweet & Sour PorkWine Pairings: Light Crisp Whites
A Chinese stir-fry dish made with juicy pieces of pork tenderloin, bell peppers, onion, and pineapple. Battered pork gets fried until crispy then tossed in a sweet and tangy sauce.
Quick CassouletWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
A great combination of beans, smoked sausage and vegetables in an easy one skillet meal.
Slowcooker Smoked Sausage CassouletWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
This hearty soup is exploding with flavors. Meat lovers will crave this bacon-packed and sausage-enriched delight. For a thicker consistency, let the cassoulet stand 30 minutes before serving.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Speck and ChimichurriWine Pairings: Malbec
Feel free to play with different herbs in the chimichurri recipe—that’s what Michael and Patrick Sheerin (brothers and co-chefs at Trenchermen, Chicago) have always done: “When we were younger, our mom would buy lots of herbs, but she’d never use them,” says Michael. “So we’d just blend them with garlic, oil, and vinegar.”
Crock Pot Ham and Bean SoupWine Pairings: Medium Racy Reds
Ham and Bean Soup is delicious to come home to on a chilly day. This “no-soaking required” soup takes just minutes to prepare and cooks effortlessly in your Crock Pot all day long.
Bacon-Goat Cheese Jalapeno PoppersWine Pairings: Light Crisp Whites
Salty bacon, rich goat cheese, savory-sweet jelly, and roasted jalapeño--it takes teamwork to make the dream work. If you already have the grill going, these dreamy little bites are equally easy to cook outdoors.
Alsatian Bacon and Onion Tart (Flammekueche)Wine Pairings: Rose
Cooking on a very hot pizza stone gives this bacon and onion tart a shatteringly crispy crust.
Chorizo and Fried Egg Breakfast TacoWine Pairings: Tempranillo
Breakfast food doesn’t have to be for breakfast. Up your game with these savory, spicy sausage breakfast tacos.
Spinach & Gouda-Stuffed Pork CutletsWine Pairings: Medium Racy Reds
Cheese just oozes out of the center of the pork, and the horseradish mustard lends a lot of flavor and a little zing.
Cheesy Ham ChowderWine Pairings: Chardonnay
The chowder is chock-full of potatoes, ham and carrots. This comforting soup is perfect to ward off the chill of winter.
Feijoada (Brazilian Black Bean Stew)Wine Pairings: Bordeaux Blend Red, Malbec
Feijoada [fay-JWA-da] is a traditional Portuguese stew, with rich smoky, flavors, that is famous in Brazil. Additional meats, including sausage, may be added if desired.
Prosciutto And Goat Cheese BruschettaWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sparkling
As well as a great appetizer, this could easily serve as lunch or dinner. The toasted bread slices are spread with goat cheese and layered with slices of prosciutto and then topped with lentils and baby spinach.
Crockpot South American Pulled PorkWine Pairings: Malbec
Pulled pork is simple to make in the crockpot, and can be used in many ways. This South American-style pork is seasoned with cumin, oregano, orange and lime, garlic, onions and green chiles. It’s delicious in tacos, in sandwiches with salsa criolla, or with rice.
Grilled Cilantro Lime Pork TenderloinWine Pairings: Syrah
Give your pork an excellent flavor boost with this recipe. The marinade works beautifully and all the flavors come through.
Barbeque Pork PinchosWine Pairings: Tempranillo, Rhone Blend Red
Serve this easy tapas dish as an appetizer or pair with a salad and the potato recipe on the other side for a great Spanish meal! Derived from the Spanish verb tapar, to cover, a tapa was a savory treat, such as jamon or cheese, placed over the top of a wine glass, protecting it from flies and dust.
Pineapple Guajillo Chile Pulled PorkWine Pairings: Syrah/Shiraz
The sweet and tangy flavor of pineapple is perfect with pork, when mixed with the chile sauce, it is elevated to another level.
Pork Medallions with Onion MarmaladeWine Pairings: Sangiovese
This is a phenomenal Italian dish. The savory marmalade made by cooking down the onions is intensely rich in flavor.
Roasted Pork with Sticky Mango GlazeWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Mangoes, ubiquitous in the Caribbean, flavor this sticky, slightly spicy glaze for roasted pork. Carolina Buia also uses sweet-and-sour tamarind paste in the glaze to add tartness.
Sausage Stuffed Zucchini BoatsWine Pairings: Sangiovese
Summer zucchini hollowed out and stuffed with lean Italian chicken sausage, then topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese. You are going to love these!
Pincho Ribs with Sherry GlazeWine Pairings: Tempranillo
These ribs are named after Spanish snacks known as pinchos. Jason McCullar rubs them with a smoked-paprika spice blend, then lacquers them with a sherry-spiked glaze. For an ideal cocktail snack, look for riblets, a half portion of baby back ribs; they’re especially meaty. Or ask your butcher to split your rib racks crosswise.
Portuguese-Style Braised Peas with EggsWine Pairings: Pinot Grigio/Gris, Sauvignon Blanc
This is a simple meal that requires little effort, few ingredients and is accompanied by a big hunk of crusty bread.
Easy Roasted Pork BellyWine Pairings: Tempranillo, Malbec
Pork belly can be intimidating but it is actually quite easy. It is also easy to serve with any of your favorite glazes, mashed potaotes and your favorite vegetable.
Mexican Pork Ribs with Creamy Cheese GritsWine Pairings: Tempranillo
Melting pork back ribs, fire roasted tomatoes and cheese polenta come together in this fine dining riff on Mexican pork chili.
Potato Salad with Bacon and GorgonzolaWine Pairings: Cabernet Sauvignon
This is especially good served with a Cabernet and a burger or steak.
Blackberry Barbecue RibsWine Pairings: Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec
These mouth-watering ribs are so good you'll lick your fingers clean!
Chardonnay Pork Chops with ThymeWine Pairings: Chardonnay
These pork chops have a perfect sweet herbal taste with the mango chutney, white wine, dijon mustard and thyme. It is a perfect dish to pare with a delicious chardonnay.
Italian Breaded Pork ChopsWine Pairings: Sangiovese, Tempranillo, Pinot Grigio
Pork chops are breaded with Italian breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese then baked for a flavorful dinner.
Quinoa-Pork MeatballsWine Pairings: Syrah/Shiraz
Food & Wines’s Kay Chun uses cooked quinoa instead of breadcrumbs to make these tender, flavorful, protein-packed meatballs.
Ham & Cheese Breakfast CasseroleWine Pairings: Sparkling
This healthy update of a traditionally rich ham-and-cheese breakfast strata is made lighter primarily by losing a few egg yolks and using nonfat milk. Gruyere cheese has a delicious, nutty aroma and flavor, which means that with the relatively small amount in this recipe you still get a big impact.
Choripan (chorizo hot dog with chimichurri sauce)Wine Pairings: Malbec
Choripan is a traditional Argentinean appetizer or snack consisting of grilled chorizo on bread topped with chimichurri sauce. Chimichurri sauce is a must have for any choripan recipe; the most basic version of this popular Latin sandwich is bread, grilled chorizo and chimichurri salsa.
Autumn Pork Chops a la Cranberry SauceWine Pairings: Rhone Blend Red
A great fall recipe that will fill your kitchen with the enticing aromas of browning meat, nutmeg and apple cider.