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| Posted by Kelly for Sutter Home
Firing up the grill on the Fourth of July is an American tradition, forever together like ketchup and mustard – or wine and burgers! Keeping classic combinations in mind, here’s some inspiration for this year’s celebration. We’ve selected four recipes from the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger 25th...
Wine-Pairing Recipe: Better Burgers with White Zinfandel
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Sutter Home White Zinfandel is a versatile varietal, pairing well with an impressive array of foods and cuisines. It’s great for summer grilling season too, so as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest and the 40th anniversary of Sutter Home White...
Patriotic Pairings
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
One of reasons why Sutter Home White Zinfandel has been such a popular wine over the past 40 years is that it pairs well with so many foods. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the #OriginalWhiteZin – an American classic – here are three recipes that offer a unique twist on backyard favorites...
Recipe: Chipotle Bacon Maple Jam Burgers
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Open a bottle of Sutter Home White Zinfandel and get the grill ready for Chipotle Bacon Maple Jam Burgers, a People’s Choice Award winner in the 2013 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Sweet, spicy, and a little bit smoky, the flavor combination is balanced by creamy blue cheese. The...
Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake with White Zinfandel Whip
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Strawberry Shortcake offers a classic finish to any summertime meal. Best paired with Sutter Home White Zinfandel, a dash of the #OriginalWhiteZin is incorporated into the whipped cream for additional delight. Strawberry Shortcake with White Zinfandel Whip Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 10-inch angel...
Recipe: Baby Spinach Salad
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Destined to become your go-to summer salad, this flavorful and oh-so-pretty dish features plump strawberries, juicy oranges, and crunchy sweet glazed pecans. The easy, delightful croutons and wonderful vinaigrette will have guests asking for the recipe. Serve alongside a bottle of Sutter Home...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Bring a true taste of June’s Sutter Home Book Club selection, Hotel Moscow , to your group’s discussion with author Talia Carner’s Caviar Blinis. Talia’s Caviar Blinis Makes 8-10 blinis INGREDIENTS 1 ½ tbsp. flour ½ cup Greek 2% yogurt 3 egg whites ½ tbsp. salt 1 ½ tbsp. vegetable oil 1 12 oz. jar...
Wine-Pairing Recipe: Grilled Steak Tacos with Pico Slaw
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Kicked up a notch, these steak tacos make a great pairing with Sutter Home Sangria. Grilled Steak Tacos with Pico Slaw Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 strip steaks 1 tbsp. dried oregano ½ tsp. red chili flake 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. cumin 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 red onion cut into ½ -in. thick slices Juice of 1...
Celebrating 25 Years of Build a Better Burger
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
For 25 years, the Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest has paired one of America’s favorite wines with America’s favorite food — the burger — encouraging everyday cooks to create recipes and pairings. Over 10,000 Sutter Home fans have participated! We’d love to see your original recipe...
Recipe: Tuscan White Bean Stew with Italian Sausage and Arugula
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
​ Welcome spring with an irresistible glass of Sutter Home White Merlot and a bowl of stew brightened with peppery arugula. Tuscan White Bean Stew with Italian Sausage and Arugula Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound Italian sausage, spicy or medium 2 cans (15.5 ounces each) white beans, drained 1 white...