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| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Early evening is prime-time for relaxing with a great read, and this month’s Sutter Home Book Club selection is the kind of story that’s even better savored this time of year. The third novel in the Butternut Lake series by author Mary McNear, Moonlight on Butternut Lake is a dazzling story of two...
Wine of the Month: Moscato
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Our featured wine this May is Sutter Home Moscato. One sip of this beautifully balanced wine and you’ll see why it’s such a crowd-pleaser. A little sweet, with creamy peach and honeydew melon flavors, our Moscato pairs wonderfully with spicy dishes, light cheeses, and fruity desserts. We love...
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...
Sangria Slush by Author Mary McNear
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
As summer entertaining season begins, Mary McNear, author of this month’s Sutter Home Book Club selection, Moonlight on Butternut Lake , believes that a simple potluck approach is key to a successful gathering. We’re particularly looking to serving her refreshing twist on Sutter Home Sangria , and...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
You’re sure to be sweet on this Sutter Home wine cocktail! Offering a wonderful combination of flavors, including Sutter Home Pinot Noir, the Cherry Crush is an alluring and lively treat. INGREDIENTS 3 oz. Sutter Home Pinot Noir 1 oz. 100% cherry juice 1/2 oz. almond-flavored liqueur 1/4 oz. lime...
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'Ono 'Ohana Burgers, a finalist in the 2010 Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, will have you saying "Aloha" to a taste of Hawaii. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Pinot Grigio . INGREDIENTS PINEAPPLE-MANGO RELISH 1 cup diced mango 1 cup...
Build a Better Burger 25th Anniversary Recipe: Vietnamese Five-Spice Pork Burgers
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Vietnamese Five-Spice Pork Burgers, a finalist in the 2007 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, are inspired by traditional Vietnamese sandwiches with a mix of cool and spicy flavors. Every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Moscato . INGREDIENTS PICKLED DAIKON AND...
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The Heart and Seoul of Korea Burgers, the Grand Prize Winner in the 2014 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, includes gochujang (a spicy pepper paste) plus a popular Korean favorite – Spam! Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers in made better with Sutter Home...
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Sweet-Hot Thai Burgers tantalize your tastebuds with flavors of Asian fusion, including sweet chili. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Riesling . INGREDIENTS PAD THAI SAUCE 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2/3 cup crunchy...
| Posted by Heather for Sutter Home
Grilling season may have met its best mate with these savory-sweet Strawberry BBQ Bacon Burgers, the Grand Prize winner in our 2010 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers’ mix of tart and smoky flavors is even better with Sutter...
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Take your backyard party guests on a culinary excursion to Italy with these Roman Burgers, the Grand Prize winner in the 2009 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Zinfandel . INGREDIENTS...
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Peppered Pineapple Al Pastor Burgers, a finalist in the 2011 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, offer a tasty spin on classic street tacos. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Pinot Grigio . INGREDIENTS JALAPENO BUTTERMILK...
Build a Better Burger 25th Anniversary Recipe: Nacho Cheese Burgers
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​ Nacho Cheese Burgers bring the flavors of a favorite cineplex and sports-arena snack to the grill. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon . INGREDIENTS SPICY OLIVE-TOMATO SALSA 2 roma tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup of sliced...
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo or add some spice to any backyard grilling with Mexicali Burgers, a finalist in the 2013 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Zinfandel . INGREDIENTS PEPITA CREMA 1/3 cup...
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Lucky Tiki Burgers, made with ground turkey, won the Best Alternative Burgers prize in the 2010 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Originally presented as sliders, this Asian-inspired recipe is equally irresistible in full-size form. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of...
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Lemon-Scented Salmon Burgers, a finalist in the 2012 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, celebrate a classic combination. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home White Zinfandel . INGREDIENTS ZESTY DILL SPREAD 6 slices pre-cooked or...
Build a Better Burger 25th Anniversary Recipe: Italian Summer Burgers
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​ Italian Summer Burgers transport you to Italy without leaving your backyard. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Merlot . INGREDIENTS APRICOT AND CHERRY MOSTARDA 1/2 pound dried apricots, coarsely chopped 1/2 cup dried cherries, coarsely...
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Kansas City Barbeque Pork Combo Burgers, a finalist in the 2008 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, takes classic Kansas City barbeque and mixes it up. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Cabernet Sauvignon . I NGREDIENTS PATTIES...
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Indian Lamb Burgers won the Best Alternative Burgers prize in the 2012 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Merlot . INGREDIENTS PATTIES 2 pounds ground lamb 2 tablespoons minced shallot 2...
Build a Better Burger 25th Anniversary Recipe: Hail Caesar Burgers
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Hail Caesar Burgers introduce the flavors of the classic Caesar salad to the grill with a sweet-spicy tang. Prepared in 25 minutes or less, every bite of these burgers is made better with Sutter Home Merlot . INGREDIENTS CAESAR DRESSING 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup...