Love-Token Lemon Pesto Linguine

2010 Pinot Grigio - 3L and 500ml

Ingredients  1 1/2 cups basil 2 -5 garlic cloves 1/4 cup pine nuts 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/8 cup lemon juice 1/8 cup olive oil 1 package fresh linguine pasta 1 tsp salt 1 T olive oil Directions: Boil water for pasta. Add linguine, salt and olive oil to boiling water and cook until desired tenderness. Mix basil, garlic, pine nuts and parmesan in a … [Read more...]

Recipe: Cajun Lime Shrimp

Here’s a simple recipe that will pair perfectly with a Bandit Chardonnay TetraPak for your next Grill Night or family "Glamping" trip! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons Cajun seasoning 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined skewers Directions: 1.) Mix all ingredients together in a ziploc bag. Seal bag and shake well … [Read more...]

Festive Brunch Casserole

Ingredients 1 pound Italian sweet sausage (no casings) 1/2 cup chopped shallots 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup chopped drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 5 large eggs 3 large egg yolks 1 cup half and half 1 cup whipping cream 2 cups grated mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter a … [Read more...]

Paula Deen’s Slow Cooker Mac n Cheese

Ingredients 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni 4 tablespoons butter 2 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese 3 eggs (some people omit the eggs) 1/2 cup sour cream 1 (10 3/4 oz) can condensed cheddar cheese soup 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole milk 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Directions 1.) Boil the macaroni in water for six minutes. Drain. 2.) In a medium … [Read more...]

Recipe: Roasted Pork with Red Pepper Sauce

Submitted by Lori ( I’ve been entertained by the Mommy wine label wars. Does it really matter if it says Mommy on the bottle? And if it does, what does Daddy drink? Seriously, as a busy mom my concerns are focused more on what to cook when I come flying through the door after work than what’s on the wine label (we all know it’s what’s in the bottle that … [Read more...]

Recipe: Tortilla Soup

Ingredients 2 cups tomato sauce 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup bottled salsa 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon instant minced garlic 1 (15.75-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese 30 fat-free baked … [Read more...]

Recipe: Summer Chicken Scallopini

A light & citrusy take on an old favorite. About 20 minutes from start to finish. Ingredients: 4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/3 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs cooking spreay 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/3 cup white wine (dry or sweet, as is your preference) 4 tsp capers 1 tablespoon … [Read more...]

Recipe: Barley Salad with Chicken and Roasted Corn

Recipe courtesy of Half Assed Kitchen. Find them on Facebook at Here's what you need and how you do it: 2-3 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 1 cup barley 2 bunches scallions, sliced 2 cups frozen corn kernels 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 1/4 cup fresh, flat parsley leaves (optional, but yummy) 1 Tablespoon, … [Read more...]

Fruited Curry Chicken Salad

Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cooked and diced 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 small apple - peeled, cored and chopped 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/3 cup seedless green grapes, halved 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 3/4 cup mayonnaise Directions In a large salad bowl combine the chicken, … [Read more...]

Recipe: Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients 3-5 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 pounds fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined skewers Directions Stir together the garlic, olive oil, tomato sauce, and red wine vinegar. Season with basil, salt, and cayenne pepper. Pour over … [Read more...]