Wine-Friendly Dishes for Entertaining

These dishes pair great with a glass of wine, and many even include wine in the recipe.

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Paula's Crab Cakes

Paula's crab cakes are the perfect appetizer to pair with a glass of festive champagne or a white wine like Chardonnay.

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Prosciutto and Pickled Vegetables With Cheese

Anne's wine-friendly appetizer goes great with white or red wine. Try pairing this recipe with Pinot Grigio or Nebbiolo.

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Beef Bourguignonne

Add Burgundy or another dry red wine to this beef dish for an intense flavor. Bourgignonne means “in the style of Burgundy” so Pinot Noir or red Burgundy is a traditional pairing.

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Goat Cheese-Mushroom Chicken Breasts

Saute chicken roll-ups until brown then slice and top with a mushroom and white wine sauce. Serve with a crisp class of Sauvignon Blanc.

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Zinfully Delicious Short Ribs

Use a bottle of red Zinfandel in Rachael's hearty recipe for meaty short ribs. You can make the short ribs a day ahead to let the flavor fully marinate.

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Quick Bolognese

Make this Bolognese with fresh pappardelle in under an hour. Pair the finished pasta with a glass of Merlot or Chianti.

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Chocolate Fritters: Cuscinetti di Teramo

Add sweet white wine to Mario Batali's fried dessert, then serve with a glass of Moscato.

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