Archive for the 'Recipes from the Olympic Peninsula' Category

Cookies and Wine

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Camaraderie Cellars, one of our Washington State Wineries on the Olympic Peninsula, has found the perfect cookie to pair with a glass of Washington State Wine. Read on for the recipe, and hope that they’ll be served during the upcoming Harvest Wine Tour, November 13 and 14, 21010. BLEU CHEESE COOKIES 1/2 cup cream cheese, […]

What’s Your Chocolate Personality?

Monday, February 9th, 2009

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, as well as a delicious three-day Red Wine & Chocolate weekend on the North Olympic Peninsula, here’s a quick, fun quiz you can take to discover your chocolate personality! http://www.savorchocolate.com/chocolate_personality_quiz.aspx  

New Year’s Eve Hors d’oeuvres and Morning-After Brunch

Monday, December 29th, 2008

This final post in our holiday recipe series features two delicious hors d’oeuvres and wine pairings perfect for New Years Eve entertaining, and a Monte Cristo Sandwich that’s sure to be a hit on your New Year’s Day brunch menu. The first recipe was provided by Winemaker Richard Sorensen of Sorensen Cellars. Apricot-Almond Chevre Spread […]

A Generations-Old Italian Family Recipe

Friday, December 26th, 2008

The Conca Family of Lost Mountain Winery has been making wine — and great Italian food — for generations. Following is a classic dish that Winemaker Steve Conca’s Italian grandmother handed down to Steve’s father, Romeo Conca, and Romeo then handed down to Steve and his wife, Sue. The Conca family had a small restaurant in Bellano […]

Hearty Winter Dishes to Nourish the Body and Warm the Soul

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Our second post in the winter food and wine pairing series features two recipes from Olympic Cellars. The first is a favorite of Winery Owner Kathy Charlton. The second was provided by Winemaker Benoit Murat, Olympic Cellars’ “resident foodie.” We hope you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy these tried and true recipes and suggested wine pairings […]

Wineries Share Favorite Seasonal Recipes

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

The cold days of winter present the perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends over a hearty meal. In the next series of posts, the Olympic Peninsula Wineries will share with you some favorite recipes and wine pairings that are sure to delight all those who grace your table. Our debut recipes come from Don and Vicki […]

Which Wines to Serve for Thanksgiving?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

November – that time of year characterized by beautiful fall color, friends, family and traditional Thanksgiving feasts. It’s also the time that many of us are wrestling to decide which wines best complement the array of tastes, textures, aromas associated with our American holiday, as well as our guests’ varying palates. While there are no […]

Why you should visit

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Lately as we travel it seems that almost every town a person visits looks the same.  Drive down the main shopping area and you’re likely to see the same restaurant chains, the same clothing stores, and the same home improvement stores.  Nothing seems unique anymore! Uniqueness is being lost.  And many large commercial wineries are […]

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