Contessa Wine Cellars Guacamole

4 soft avocados1 small ripe tomato, finely chopped1 small onion, finely chopped1 small clove garlic, crushed1 to 2 tablespoons of jalapeno juice (from jar...

Cracked Pepper BLT Bites

A nice general guideline for wine and food pairing is that salty and spicy foods go well with low-alcohol, fruity wines. This pairing from...

Wine Mushroom Caps

Wine Mushroom Caps - Sauté garlic in butter in saucepan. Add the grated cheese, bread crumbs and wine. Mix well. Fill mushroom caps with mixture.

This Pie Recipe Is Oh, So Sweet

Alanna Grossnickle, general manager at 45 North Vineyard and Winery on the Leelanau Peninsula, shared this recipe that originated with her grandmother.“I can tell...

Bethel Robinette’s Homemade Peach Ice Cream

7 ripe peaches1 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 pint whipping cream, whippedPeel, slice and chop peaches until fine. Mix all ingredients except cream. Fold...

Spiced Cherry Nut Bread Pudding

Spiced Cherry Nut Bread Pudding - Heat cherries in wine until medium warm and soak for 20 minutes. Heat milk and butter in saucepan.

Wine Slushie for a Hot Summer Day

Wine slushies are perfect for cooling down on a hot summer day — or enjoying on a gorgeous summer evening. Get started with one...

White Wine Slush

White Wine Slush - From Lee Wilcox, Michigan Department of Agriculture

Spiced Wine

Spiced Wine - Add cinnamon sticks, cloves, nutmeg and orange to large pan or crockpot. Pour wine over spices and fruit. Heat gently, but do not boil.

Michigan Apple Cheddar Burgers

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ½ cup Virtue Michigan Apple hard cider 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons steak seasoning 1 pound lean ground beef (90 percent lean) 1...

Braised Chicken Thighs with Spring Vegetables

Courtesy of Amoritas Vineyards, recipe by Mell & FellIngredients4-5 chicken thighs, bone in and skin on 2-3 ts salt, to your taste 1 ts cracked black...

Apple and Squash Pierogi

Staying in with time to cook, as most of us are? Why not make pierogi? Black Star Farms on the Leelanau Peninsula shared this...

Spaghetti with Bacon, Breadcrumbs and Arugula

Ingredients12 ounces applewood smoked bacon, cut in 1 inch pieces 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 pound perciatelli or...

Michigan Strawberry and Goat Feta Salad

Ingredients:1⁄2 cup white verjus 1 small shallot, minced 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1⁄4 cup canola oil 8 ounce mixed lettuce greens 8 ounce fresh strawberries, hulled & sliced 4 ounce...

Italian Pasta Salad

This recipe, courtesy of Brys Estate Vineyard and Winery, includes fresh and easy to find ingredients that were selected to enhance the delicious flavors...

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