[1] This “July 4th” wine cooler takes the extra step of cutting apple slices into stars. You can serve the same recipe all summer long with regular apple slices (photo © Daniele Aquino | Real Food Mostly Plants). [2] Find a good, affordable Chardonnay (photo © Boggle Winery). [3] Can’t find rambutan? Substitute lychee (photo […]

Diet Tips

Foie gras with Sauternes… Oysters and Champagne or Chablis… Pasta with red sauce and Chianti… Steak with Cabernet Sauvignon… Thai food and Riesling… These are classic food and wine pairings. But what if you’d like to try something different? Matthieu Yamoum, beverage director of the Baccarat Hotel in New York City, has suggestions that we’d […]

Diet Tips

[1] Mulled wine sorbet (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Mulling wine: warming wine with spices and fruits (photo © Good Eggs). [3] Mulling spices. Follow this recipe to make your own blend, for yourself and for gifting (photo © Take Two Tapas). [4] Mulled wine is typically served in a mug (photo […]

Diet Tips