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Grilled Bread with Goat Cheese and Green Olive Salad Recipe

This versatile recipe uses all stuff from your pantry, so you can make substitutions and it always turns out great!

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Eleanor's grain cake.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Desserts

Eleanor Coppola's Grain Cake

One day, Italia Coppola writes in her book, she baked this cake and gave it to Talia, asking her to deliver it to Eleanor, as it was Eleanor's favorite.

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Fried Zucchini with Fresh Mint Recipe.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Italia's Fried Zucchini with Fresh Mint

Romanesco zucchini is a remarkable variety, as it remains delicious no matter how big it gets. It also holds up to lengthy cooking without turning mushy.

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BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with Salsa Verde and Corn Tortillas.
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BBQ Jackfruit Tacos with Salsa Verde and Corn Tortillas Recipe

Learn how to make Barbecued Jackfruit Tacos, Corn Tortillas and Raw Tomatillo and Avocado Salsa from authentic recipes from the Culinary Institute of America

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Savory Cotija Churros with Salsa D’Arbol y Tamarindo.
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Savory Cotija Churros with Salsa D’Arbol y Tamarindo Recipe

Learn how to make this authentic recipe, courtesy of The Culinary Institute of America.

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Vegetable Pakoras with Cilantro-Mint Chutney.
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Vegetable Pakoras with Cilantro-Mint Chutney Recipe

Learn how to make Vegetable Pakoras with Cilantro-Mint Chutney from authentic recipes from the Culinary Institute of America

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Feast like a Coppola

Fresh and Local: Turtle Inn and Coral Caye Dining Experiences

Located in Belize, Turtle Inn offers a variety of relaxed dining experiences and the highest-quality cuisine.

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Feast like a Coppola

La Lancha | Chancletas

Discover the famous Guatemalan “chancletas”, an unusual, rich dessert made from the local chayote squash.

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Lamb Marrakesh and a glass of red wine.
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Marrakesh Lamb

If you ever visit the souk in Marrakesh, Morocco, you might come across a little man sitting on a big pile of rocks. Order the lamb and he'll reach down and pull out a clay pot that has been covered in embers all night 

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Arancini next to a bowl of soup.
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Roasted Pumpkin Arancini with Gorgonzola Cheese

This Roasted Pumpkin Arancini dish was inspired by a classic seasonal ingredient. 

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Grilled Corn and Tomato Pizza.
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Grilled Corn and Tomato Pizza Recipe

From our friends at eMeals, a wonderful pizza recipe that pairs beautifully with our Sofia Rosé

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Lemon Oregano Grilled Chicken with Diamond Collection Pavilion Chardonnay.
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Lemon-Oregano Grilled Chicken

From our friends at eMeals, a delicious grilled chicken recipe to enjoy alongside our Diamond Collection Pavilion Chardonnay.

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Couscous with Tomatoes, Olives and Feta Cheese.
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Couscous with Tomatoes, Olives and Feta Cheese

From our friends at eMeals, a delightful recipe to pair with our Diamond Collection Chardonnay cans.

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Spinach Salad with Grapes and Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette Recipe.
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Spinach Salad with Grapes and Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette

From our friends at eMeals, a fresh recipe to pair with our Sofia Brut Rosé.

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Pistachio Honey Cake with Sofia Brut Rosé Minis.
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Pistachio Honey Cake

From our friends at eMeals, a must-try dessert paired with out can't-miss Sofia Brut Rosé Minis.

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Gia holding a bucket of grapes.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Gia's Grape "Gelly"

Gia Coppola shares the story of how the family would make grape jelly after harvest. Recipe included.

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Roasted Shrimp + Asparagus Scampi with Pasta Recipe

Secret, secret, this scampi's got a secret! Chef and culinary author Julia Turshen's buttery, lemony shrimp & asparagus scampi has a lightning-fast shortcut that'll get dinner on the table stat.

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Springtime Potato Salad Recipe.
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Springtime Potato Salad

Just in time for spring, a fresh twist on potato salad, full of greenery and life.

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Tomatoes and ice cubes.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Italia's Tomato Ice Cube Salad

This refreshing salad is best, Italia wrote in her cookbook, on a hot summer day when you can pick tomatoes right from your own garden. 

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Seafood salad.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Francesco Pennino's Insalata di Frutti di Mare Italian Seafood Salad

This is Italia Coppola's father's dish, made in Naples using seafood from the Mediterranean. 

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A bowl of gnocchi.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Talia's Potato Gnocchi

One of the sweetest and most compelling scenes in Godfather III is when Andy Garcia and Sofia Coppola are alone in a spacious restaurant kitchen making gnocchi together. It is leisurely, nuanced and deliciously sensual.

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Pot of cut up potatoes next to a spoon of salt and knife.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Italia's Quick Italian Potato Salad

Italia recommends serving this simple potato salad alongside meat or fish. It is also excellent on a picnic or a big summer buffet.

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Tomatoes on a vine next to a bowl of mozzarella and a bowl of tomato sauce.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sauces

Italia's Tomato-Mozzarella Sauce

The addition of mozzarella near the end of cooking this quick sauce adds a voluptuous quality that is typically achieved with lengthy cooking. 

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Shrimp with butter and lemon slices.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Italia's Butter Shrimp

Bold, rustic and delicious, Italia's shrimp are delightful and messy. Be sure to have plenty of napkins on the table and add a bowl for the shrimp shells, too.

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Plat full of wild mushroom risotto.
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Wild Mushroom Risotto

This rich and creamy risotto showcases the bounty of local wild mushrooms and celebrates the silky and complex Pinot Noir grape of the Russian River Valley. 

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Steak on a flame grill.
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Parrilla-Grilled New York Steak with Romesco and Braised Mushrooms

You don’t need a parrilla to make this appetizer; use a gas grill or Weber kettle.

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Easter brad.
Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Easter Bread Recipe

For South-dwellers and especially Neapolitans, Casatiello is the iconic savory bread for this holiday time.

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Green and Lean

Lime-Garlic Broiled Shrimp

A quick, easy and tasty recipe ideal for a busy night.

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Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Pear and Arugula Salad

A simple, rustic dish that can be a main or side dish.

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A spoonful of Baked Bread with melted Provolone cheese.
Food of the Italian South with author Katie Parla

Baked Bread & Provolone

An ancient bread tradition from Francis Ford Coppola's ancestral home of Bernalda.

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Green and Lean

Tuna Steaks with Radish-Avocado Salsa

From our friends at eMeals, a delicious low-carb dinner recipe with a side of roasted green beans with goat cheese.

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Steak Salad.
Green and Lean

14 Easy Dinners Under 400 Calories

The basis of every healthy diet is an understanding of what you’re eating—both in terms of ingredients and nutrition. If you’re trying to lose weight, you’re likely looking at one number: calories. These delicious dinners all clock in under 400 calories, sides and all. You’ll find every type of protein and plant in these options, because variety is the spice of life, especially when you’re trying to lose weight.

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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.
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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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Braciole in a copper dish.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Italia Coppola's Braciole

Our Red Blend is dark and luscious, making it a worthy partner to Italia Coppola’s Braciole with Rich Tomato Sauce. Not only does this savory dish have a beautiful presentation, it tastes delicious with our wine’s dark, jammy berry flavors and its fragrant notes of violets, spices, and toasted oak.

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Plate of Chicken Cacciatore and a glass of red wine.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Chicken Cacciatore

Francis’s father Carmine was famous for his Chicken Cacciatore. Not only does his recipe boast the traditional flavors of mushrooms and bell peppers, it’s simmered in red wine.

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Chicken Piccata in a skillet and a bottle of chardonnay.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Chicken Piccata Alla Carmine

The wine’s medium body, aromatic spices, stone fruit, and citrus flavors pair nicely with our Chicken Piccata Alla Carmine, which features a complimentary lemon wine sauce with fresh herbs.

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Roast on a plate with a bottle of Claret.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Italia Coppola's Cross Rib Roast

Create a classic pairing with Italia Coppola’s Cross Rib Roast, a hearty cut of beef slow cooked with red wine, garlic, and potatoes.

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Plate of lasagna.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Our sumptuous Lasagna, which features a generous helping of three cheeses along with ground beef and pork pairs well with Merlot. 

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Spaghetti with Clams and a glass of pinot grigio.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Spaghetti with Clams Al Bianca

The garlic and fresh parsley flavors in our Spaghetti with Clams al Bianco is a sumptuous easy-to-prepare recipe from the "Mammarella" Coppola Family Cookbook.

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Bowl of linguine with pesto.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Italia's Linguine al Pesto

A friend likes to say that basil should not be planted until it is warm enough to lie on the ground naked. It is a summer herb, best grown and enjoyed in hot weather.

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Bowl of spaghetti.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Talia's Quick Italian Tomato-Black Olive Sauce with Spaghetti

Here is an ideal weeknight dinner, when you're tired after work, there's homework to supervise and you're facing an early morning.

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Bowl of peppers and olives.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Italia's Roasted Peppers with Olives & Anchovies Recipes

Green bell peppers, Italia explained in her book, are the second most popular ingredient in the cooking of Naples, after tomatoes.

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Mortar pestle of pesto along side some pine nuts and shredded cheese.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sauces

Italia's Pesto

When Italia was cooking, there was no problem getting Italian pine nuts. Now they are hard to find. If you cannot find pine nuts that are not from China, consider using walnuts instead. 

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From the Coppola family kitchen: Desserts

Sofia Coppola's Cannoli Recipe

Everyone knows the quote and can typically say it out loud as soon as they see or hear the word: "Leave the gun, take the cannoli." It is one of the most famous quotes from a movie, ever. 

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Close-up of some chicken cacciatore in a blue bowl.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

August Coppola's Chicken Cacciatore

"Cacciatore" indicates that a dish is prepared in the style of a hunter and refers to a time when hunting for one's food was more common than it is today.

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Bowl of Alfredo pasta.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

August's Linguine Salza Alfredo

When you order pasta Alfredo in a restaurant, you are likely to get fettuccini swimming in a cream sauce thickened with flour and not the voluptuous dish Italia's oldest son liked to prepare for his family.

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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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Steak sliced and served on a white plate drizzled with mustard sauce and vegetables on the side.
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Steak with Mustard Sauce

Steak with Mustard Sauce paired with Director's Cabernet Sauvignon

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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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Bowl of potato salad.
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Potato Salad

Any barbequed item’s favorite side dish! This potato salad recipe is a hit at just about every outdoor party. It’s creamy and crunchy. It’s salty and sweet.

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Close up of Vegan Ceci Bean Chili with Farro in a white bowl.
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Vegan Ceci Bean Chili with Farro

This heart healthy, gluten free, and vegan chili became an instant classic as an employee lunch special at our Winery in Geyserville.

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Close up of a watermelon salad topped with feta cheese and mint.
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Watermelon Feta Salad

This salad pleases everyone. A little sweet, a little tangy, a little salty and fresh from the mint. A great side to just about anything straight off the grill.

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Plate full of nachos made with kettle chips, a bowl of ranch dressing and cans of Diamond wines.
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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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Dry pasta, tomatoes, garlic and basil on a gray background.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Francis Coppola's Quick Spaghetti Primavera

"Primavera" means spring and there are as many variations to this classic dish as there are cooks.

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From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Baked Butter Shrimp

Use wild Gulf Shrimp from a small fisherman if you can find them. If you can't, look for fresh wild shrimp at farmers markets and specialty grocery stores. 

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Beef Steak Pizzaiola with a side of fresh greens served on a black plate.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Beef Steak Pizzaiola

A side dish bright with acid from vinegar or lemon juice is an ideal accompaniment to this luscious steak; Italia's Fried Zucchini with Fresh Mint is perfect and perfectly delicious.

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Prosciutto, olives, cheese and cucumbers on a cutting board.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Antipasto

"Antipasto" means, literally, "before the meal". It can be a little nibble or two, a platter of salami and cheese, or an extravaganza of a dozen or more delicious foods. It can be modest and humble or utterly luxurious.

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Casserole dish filled with eggplant parmigiano.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Italia's Eggplant Parmigiano

If practice makes perfect, this dish is flawless. When Italia, as a new bride, learned her in-laws were coming and looking forward to her Neapolitan cooking, she understandably grew nervous, so nervous that once she planned the menu, she prepared it every night for a week before Agostino and Marie Coppola arrived.

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A large bowl of salad topped with shrimp and tomatoes.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Shrimp Salad Vinaigrette

What to serve for dinner on a sweltering night, when temperatures rise above 90 degrees and it seems you may never have an appetite again? This tangy salad is ideal and so simply that you won't mind being in the kitchen for the few minutes it takes to make it.

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A bowl of tomato-cucumber yogurt salad garnished with dill.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Salads

Tomato-Cucumber Salad with Yogurt

 When Italia was raising her children in the 1930’s, 40’s and 50’s, yogurt was nowhere near as ubiquitous as it is now. You often had to find it in a health food store or a Greek market, if there was one near you. Now the problem is to decide which yogurt among dozens of choices to use.

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A dish piled high with rigatoni and meat sauce.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sauces

Zasa's Meat Sauce

Here are one of the two recipes by Italia's mother-in-law that she included in her book, Mama Coppola's Pasta Book. Look for meats cut for scaloppini or ask your butcher if she or he can slice some for you.

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Pot of tomato sauce on a table next to a cheese grater, tomatoes on the vine and olive oil.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sauces

Italia's Quick Tomato Sauce

This sauce is a bit heartier than the sauces that do not contain carrots and celery, but it is just as simple to make. Serve it with pasta, polenta and with any dish that calls for tomato sauce.

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Large loaf of rustic bread with a plate of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella balls.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Sides

Italia's Tomato-Mozzarella Loaf

Be sure to have plenty of napkins on the table, as this rustic loaf must be eaten with your fingers. Use the best in-season tomatoes you can find and if you can pluck them off the vines moments before slicing them, that's just perfect. This rustic loaf is from Mama Coppola's Pasta Book.

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A skillet filled with Linguini with Clams Al Bianco.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Pastas

Linguini with Clams Al Bianco

Spaghetti alle Vongole, a dish that appears on nearly every Italian restaurant menu in the United States, is similar to Italia's dish.

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A bowl of mussels in tomato sauce with a burlap napkin underneath.
From the Coppola family kitchen: Main Dishes

Mussels with Tomato Sauce

When Italia cooked mussels, she likely had to trim their long seaweed beards and scrub off, if possible, the barnacles who had attached themselves to the shells. Advances in shellfish cultivation has changed everything and made it much easier for home cooks to both get good mussels and prepare them.

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A blue skillet filled with Sausage-Kale Skillet Lasagna and a wooden spoon.
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Sausage-Kale Skillet Lasagna

Sausage-Kale Skillet Lasagna paired with Director’s Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Baguette covered with shredded lamb and melted cheese, garnished with rosemary.
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Open-Faced Lamb and Havarti Sandwiches

Open-Faced Lamb and Havarti Sandwiches paired with Diamond Collection Claret Cabernet Sauvignon

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Cast Iron Skillet filled with spinach-artichoke chicken topped with feta cheese.
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Spinach-Artichoke Skillet Chicken

Spinach-Artichoke Skillet Chicken paired with Diamond Collection Chardonnay

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A fork and coral colored napkin with a white bowl filled with lentil bolognese over spaghetti squash.
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Lentil Bolognese Sauce

Lentil Bolognese Sauce paired with Director's Cabernet Sauvignon

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A cast iron skillet filled with sliced steak and tomatoes.
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Balsamic Steak and Tomatoes

Balsamic Steak and Tomatoes paired with Diamond Collection Cabernet Sauvignon

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A large salad topped with cubed steak, tomatoes, corn and onion in a wooden bowl next to jars of ranch dressing.
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Grilled Steak Salad

Grilled Steak Salad paired with Diamond Collection Merlot

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A plate with a large salmon fillet and spinach, avocado and blueberry salad.
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Salmon, Avocado, and Blueberry Salad

A powerhouse salad that is sure to kick your week off on the right foot. A burst of blueberries and tinge of nuttiness that balance out the balsamic dressing, all with a perfectly grilled salmon.

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