One might assume different shadings of bird would pose a pairing problem, especially once you factor in the cranberry-yammy-beany caravan that trundles across the table. Not so: There are several wines that bridge the Turkey Day food gap.
As tempting as it is for me to serve a fine Burgundy at Thanksgiving, I've learned that most guests do not crave the fussy or the obscure. Wine at Thanksgiving should be like a Steve Martin flick: likable, uncomplicated and inexpensive.
Whip up a few of these simple sweets from Food Network Magazine for the holidays.
You won't run short on side dishes this year...or next.
Putting cheese and wine together successfully is a little more challenging than it might seem, although these simple tips will help ensure enjoyable pairings.
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Melissa shares her secrets and recipes.
I often advise people to find one of the many wines available with scary names: Sin Zin, Dead Arm or Devil’s Lair. Or whip up a big-batch wine that is sure to give your guests the creeps.
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Celebrate the special day with great food, fun drinks and easy entertaining.
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