Recipes & Pairings

Leek & Roquefort Cheese Tartlets Recipe

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Enjoy this recipe for luscious Leek & Roquefort Tarlets that were the 4th course during our Magic of Monterey Class at Deux earlier this month. The pungent Roquefort in these tartlets pairs well with both Cabernet Sauvignon and red Zinfandel. At our Magic of Monterey Class, we paired these with Scheid Family Vineyards Very Dark Red Blend - a full bodied yet supple wine with deep, ripe fruit flavors of black currant and black raspberry perfumed by delicate notes of crushed violet.  YIELD: 8, 5 in square tartlets; 8-16 servings  Ingredients 1 tbsp unsalted butter 3 large leeks, rinsed and finely...

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Caramelized Onion & Cheese Squares Recipe

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Try this recipe for Caramelized Onion & Cheese Squares that were the 5th course during our Magic of Monterey Class at Deux earlier this month. They're a terrific addition to the holiday buffet table or to serve as an hors d'ouevre before dinner or a cocktail party. At our Magic of Monterey Class, we paired these with Scheid Family Ranch 32 Cabernet Sauvignon - It delivers blackberries, plums and currants with traces of mocha and violet. On the palate, it is deep, lush and fruity with balanced acidity and perfectly integrated tannins. YIELD: 3 dozen squares, 6-8 servings    Ingredients 2 cups/255 g unbleached...

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Clark & Hopkins Virginia Pepper Sauce Recipes

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Clark & Hopkins is a company based out of Richmond, Virginia - "a foodie and craft beer mecca." They craft culinary sauces that are great to cook with and recipes that are super quick, delicious and only require a couple of ingredients to whip up an exotic meal. Clark + Hopkin's Virgina Pepper Sauce is inspired by an 1850's Virginia BBQ recipe with peaches, peanuts, jalapeños, habaneros and rye whiskey. It makes an excellent steak sauce and works flawlessly with ribs, burgers, and pulled pork sandwiches or tacos! Check out their recipes below for Virginia Baby Back Ribs and Burgers with Caramelized Onion & Mushrooms. Pick up...

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Clark & Hopkins Virginia Baby Back Ribs

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Clark + Hopkin's Virgina Pepper Sauce is inspired by an 1850's Virginia BBQ recipe with peaches, peanuts, jalapeños, habaneros and rye whiskey. It makes an excellent steak sauce and works flawlessly with ribs, burgers, and pulled pork sandwiches or tacos! Pick up a bottle of Clark + Hopkin's Virgina Pepper Sauce in-store at Wine Gourmet! Ingredients 1 rack of Baby Back Ribs 1 bottle Clark & Hopkins Virginia Pepper Sauce Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut 1 rack of Baby Back Ribs into 4 pieces. Rub ribs with 1/2 a bottle of Clark & Hopkins Virginia Pepper Sauce. Place the...

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Clark & Hopkins Burgers with Caramelized Onion & Mushrooms

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Clark + Hopkin's Virgina Pepper Sauce is inspired by an 1850's Virginia BBQ recipe with peaches, peanuts, jalapeños, habaneros and rye whiskey. It makes an excellent steak sauce and works flawlessly with ribs, burgers, and pulled pork sandwiches or tacos! Pick up a bottle of Clark + Hopkin's Virgina Pepper Sauce in-store at Wine Gourmet! Ingredients 4, 8oz ground chuck patties 1 bottle Clark & Hopkins Virginia Pepper Sauce 1 onion, caramelized Mushrooms, sautéed 4 Sharp Cheddar slices 4 Brioche Buns Instructions Make caramelized onions and sautéed mushrooms. Grill burgers to desired temperature and doneness. Brush patties with Clark & Hopkins Virginia Pepper Sauce....

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