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Hot Dog & Pinot Grigio

A basic but perfect pairing for an American classic.

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Chef for Everyday Life

Chips & Salsa

Wine with Chips & Dip. Taco night made easy.

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Chef for Everyday Life

Pizza & Rosso

Dial up the recipe for the classic pizza and wine pairing.

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Chef for Everyday Life

Popcorn & Pinot Grigio

Movie night meal as simple as 1, 2, 3. Just pop, pour, and play.

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Pizza topped with fresh basil.
Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Margherita Pizza Recipe

Thick-rimmed Neapolitan-style pizza has become synonymous with Italy, and it is arguably the country’s most famous export.

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A bowl of pasta fagioli soup.
Flavorful recipes

Pasta Fagioli Soup

There are endless variations of this traditional Italian soup, and I've never had one I didn't enjoy. I particularly like this one in fall, when the weather is turning cool hut a few of summers tomatoes linger.

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Plate of lamb and carrots.
Authentic Recipes: Rustic Francis's Favorites

Rack of Lamb Madame Bali Recipe

This is an Armenian recipe, which I learned from my friend Armen Baliantz. The lamb racks are marinated in pomegranate juice and white onions for three days, and then grilled on our parrilla. 

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A plate of Salmon Tacos with Avocado Yogurt Crema.
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Salmon Tacos with Avocado Yogurt Crema

Take your taco game up a notch by filling them with veggies and juicy protein-packed salmon! These salmon tacos are easy to make and you’ll want to put this avocado yogurt crema on literally everything!

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Cauliflower tacos with salsa and avocado.
Green and Lean

Going Vegan? 5 Ways to Eat Less Meat on the Way to Meatless

Plant-based eating is gaining momentum in the food world for many reasons. Some choose a diet sans meat, dairy, and animal products for ethical reasons; others, for health purposes

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Crunchy taco bean bake topped with sour cream and salsa in a green dutch oven.
Green and Lean

11 Smart Tips for Eating Healthy on a Skinny Wallet

Eating healthy is sometimes hazardous for your wallet. Fruits, vegetables, lean proteins—the prices can all add up. But savvy shoppers know there are myriad ways to eat healthy foods, feel satisfied, and still keep a full wallet.

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Blackened Mahi fillet with corn on the cob, slaw and lemon wedges.
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Blackened Mahi Mahi

Blackened Mahi Mahi recipe paired Diamond Collection Pavilion Chardonnay

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Plate full of nachos made with kettle chips, a bowl of ranch dressing and cans of Diamond wines.
Tailgate Time

Loaded Kettle Chip Nachos

Attention, we are making nachos with kettle chips! That’s right, this delicious treat is not exclusive to tortilla chips. Shredded chicken, crispy bacon, fresh tomatoes and of course melty cheese all drizzled with house made ranch, and even truffle oil if you dare.

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