Wine-Friendly Winter Recipes

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

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Vegetarian Pot Pie

Serve this hearty one-dish meal with a glass of rich, buttery Chardonnay.

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Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

A good rule of thumb for cooking with wine: Never use a bottle that you wouldn't drink. Buy a bottle of Cabernet to braise these fork-tender short ribs, then drink the rest with dinner.

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Mac and Cheese

Ina's creamy, crunchy-topped macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food and it pairs perfectly with a rich white wine like Chardonnay.

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Good Eats Meatloaf

Alton's foolproof meatloaf recipe is a Food Network favorite. Serve up this comfort classic with a glass of Merlot.

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White Chicken Chili Stew

Make your weeknight dinner a little more special by serving this chipotle-infused chili with Chardonnay.

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Shepherd's Pie

Anne takes this comfort classic to a new level with juicy lamb and creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes. Try it with a glass of Merlot.

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Roasted Lamb Shanks

Fork-tender lamb shanks infused with lemon and herbs pair beautifully with a full-bodied red wine like Cabernet or Sangiovese.

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Glazed Double-Cut Pork Chops

Pork and Pinot are usually a winning combination. Serve these succulent chops with a glass of Pinot Noir.

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Scampi on Couscous

Giada's citrusy shrimp scampi is even more of a crowd-pleaser when served alongside a crisp Pinot Grigio.

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