Toast Mom with French Toast and Rosa Regale

French Toast with Butter-Braised Strawberries in a Cassis and Sugar Syrup

Sparkling red Rosa Regale is ideal for celebrating Mother’s Day — and it’s a perfect pairing for this French Toast recipe. Can you say “Mother’s Day Brunch”? Watch the video to see the preparation; ingredients and directions below. Ingredients: For the French Toast: 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, clarified (see directions below), divided 8 tablespoons C&H® […]

Recipes, Wine and Food

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with Pesto Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

Mozzarella grilled cheese sandwich with pesto and tomato and glass of red chianti wine

If you were to ask me about my favorite cuisine I would hands down say Italian. All things Italian. Pasta, pesto, delicious cheese, you name it and I love it. Perhaps the fact that I’m half-Italian plays into this love. I was also born and raised in Wisconsin which means that I’m also a lover […]


Cedar Wrapped Salmon with Basil Olive Vinaigrette

It’s Copper River salmon season! Now is the time to stock up on this highly regarded wild-caught salmon – cook some tonight and freeze some for later. Rainstorm Wines from Oregon offers a trio of wines that pair well with salmon: check out some of their recipes using Fire & Flavor cedar grilling planks and […]


Party Time: Summer Sparklers with Prosciutto-Wrapped Dates

Easy, yet deliciously addictive, wrapped dates are a crowd favorite and super simple to pull together. Rather than worry about specific food and wine pairings at your next party, bring out the bubbly. Sparkling wines are versatile and pair well with an assortment of flavors, including the proscuitto-wrapped dates recipe below. These little bites pack […]