Meet Britt, one of our resident foodies:
From a small farm town in So Cal to the big city of Los Angeles, Britt is living the life (on a budget but it's fabulous). You can catch her shopping her life away at Buffalo Exchange or Instagramming the latest trendy cafe in town. Not to mention a sucker for a killer Chai Tea Latte!
Meet Julie, our Vineal Vixen:
Julie Gauvin, accredited Junior Wine Expert and current serving Spokeswoman and Retail Director of Vine Winery, will be here to lend her expertise regarding all things wine. But most importantly, she’ll keep it interesting, light and fun for your drinking pleasure. Stay tuned as she helps you figure out what you like, where to find it, and what to pair it with. This newfound knowledge will give you that extra edge at the dinner table with friends, family or even on that hot date you have tonight. Check back every Wednesday to see what's new!
Meet Kasey, our LA Food Blogger:
This East Coast girl has recently traded in her New England Clam Chowda for California Rolls! Kasey has been whipping up delectable dishes in her kitchen since she was 10 years old. Combining ingredients and trying new concoctions became her favorite hobby. Kasey is a fabulous food blogger representing Kasey's Kitchen, her self-proclaimed food blog! Kasey attends a ton of fun food events around town and she is sharing her fun, healthy recipes with us every week!
Holiday entertaining can be overwhelming, especially when the pressure is on to perform in the kitchen. It’s easy to put on a cute apron (love this one!) and prance around pretending to be the next Giada, but when the pressure’s on to make a food-first impression for family, friends, and co-workers just remember there’s always wine.
Thanks to Barina Craft, Home Wine Bars, we now have a compiled ‘Quick Chart’ for essential food & wine pairings from industry publications and leading experts. The idea is to mask your cooking skills with a great bottle of wine that pairs appropriately with the cheeses, spices, meats, and sauces you wish to serve. The combinations will blend seamlessly, and your guests will hardly notice any flaws.
For an instantly happy crowd toss some additional finger foods (grapes, crackers etc) on a platter, turn up the holiday music, and fill up everyone’s glass, because let’s be honest, it’s really all about the wine.
Check out quick and easy recipes ideas to pair with your favorite varietals from The Dish’s very own Kasey’s Kitchen.