SFV Life

Mom’s Meatloaf!

After a huge response to this fabulous tasting meatloaf, here is the recipe Ingredients: ½ onion finely chopped 1 celery rib finely chopped 6 green onions finely chopped 1 carrot peeled and finely chopped 4 cloves garlic minced 1 tablespoon...

Golden Harvest Thai Curry

Golden Harvest Thai Curry We served this at a Wine Club Release with 2013 Viognier Ingredients 3 lbs Butternut Squash cubed 5 Cups Water 2 TBLS Red curry Paste 1/4 cup Fresh Ginger chopped 4 TBLS Butter 24 oz Coconut Milk Zest and juice from 1...

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache We served this at our 2011 Malbec Ingredients 4 oz. Heavy Cream 8 oz Semi Sweet Dark Chocolate 1 TBLS Butter 1 TBLS Red Wine Directions Chop chocolate and put in bowl with Butter and Wine.  Heat the cream until almost boil and...

Spicy & Sweet Sausage Pasta

Spicy & Sweet Sausage Pasta We served this at our Wine Release paired with 2010 Merlot Reserve Ingredients 2 TBLS Olive Oil 2 Cloves Garlic chopped 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes 1/2 lb Toamatoes diced 1 lb Seeded Roasted Peeled Tomatoes 1 lb...

Schmidt Grog

Rene’s Special Recipe ~ She used 2011 Zinfandel this year ~ Ingredients 4 cups apple cider 1 (750-ml) bottle red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon 1/4 cup honey 2 cinnamon sticks 1 orange, zested and juiced 4 whole cloves 3 star anise 4...

Snow Mac

Snow Mac This was one of our most popular dishes this year! We paired this dish with our 2011 Sauvignon Blanc   Ingredients 2 cups Rotini 3 Tbs butter 2 Tbs flour 1 1/2 cups milk 6 oz Longhorn colby Cheese 3 oz White Sharp cheddar Cheeese 2...

Pizza Casserole

~Pizza Casserole~ The food pairing for the release of our 2011 Zinfandel ?????????? Ingredients 2 cups Pasta 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup sliced pepperoni sausage 16 ounces...

Coronation Chicken

  ~Coronation Chicken~ The food pairing for the release of our 2012 Viognier   ?????????????????????? Ingredients   1 onion (finely chopped) 2 tsp. tomato puree 1 tsp. curry powder 1/2  lime or lemon (squeezed juice) 1 tsp apricot jam...

Artichoke Mushroom Lasagna

White wine adds delightful flavor to this hearty vegetarian entree. No one will miss the meat! Prep: 30 min Bake: 1 hr + standing Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 1 lb sliced baby portobello mushrooms 2 Tbsp. butter 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 cans...

Autumn Pumpkin Gingered Bisque

NOTE: If you roast your pumpkin beforehand, this soup comes together in less than 30 minutes so plan accordingly. To roast simply cut pumpkin in half, scrape out seeds (save those to roast separately) and lay cut side down; roast in a 400 degree...

Blog