Martha Stewart's Favorite Recipes

WINE MEETS FOOD

Wine can be enjoyed all by itself, but when paired with the right dish something magical happens! The right dish can bring out the flavors in a wine just as the right wine compliments the food. Check out some of our favorite recipes below.


Soup, Salad & Appetizer Pairings

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French Mushroom Soup
The earthy flavors in this homemade soup pair ever-so-perfectly with a peppery Syrah.

Wine: 2019 Tres Árboles Reserve Syrah

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Kale Caesar Salad
The fruity and herbaceous notes of a crisp Chardonnay pairs perfectly with fresh kale and the savory flavors of homemade croutons.

Wine: 2018 Racine Chardonnay

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Steamed Artichokes with Tarragon Butter
This buttery dish with fresh herbs paired with an unoaked Chardonnay is an appetizer must!

Wine: 2019 Vinum Unoaked Chardonnay, 2018 Racine Chardonnay


Meat Pairings

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Custom Blended Burger
Summer wouldn't be complete without a deliciously juicy burger! Fire up the grill, uncork our flavorful Cabernet Sauvignon, and enjoy this Custom Blended Burger that's equal parts chuck and sirloin steak.

Wine: 2019 Tripantu Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Maule Valley, 2018 Kawra Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon

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Kansas City BBQ Sauce
You'll really be cooking with this sweet and spicy sauce that is perfect for your slowly cooked Kansas City-style barbecued meat. A dish with this complexity deserves a smooth and slightly bold red wine, like Merlot or Cabernet.

Wine: 2018 Sierra Trails Merlot, 2019 Tripantu Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Maule Valley

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Porterhouse Steak with Compound
Your senses will take flight when you pair this savory steak dish with a Merlot with notes of blackberry, dark cherry, and plum.

Wine: 2019 Picaro de Chile Merlot

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Navarin of Lamb
French for "stew," Navarin is a hearty, vegetable-rich meal. 2016 A D'Arche Bordeaux Rouge is French for the perfect pairing to this tasty lamb dish.

Wine: 2019 Château Tour Neuve Côtes de Bourg Bordeaux Rouge, 2018 Château Jansenant Côtes de Bourg Bordeaux Rouge

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Braised Pulled Pork Sandwich
Homemade Texas barbecue sauce and dry rub along with the red fruit and toast flavors of a French red blend give this pulled pork incredible flavor. Searing in a Dutch oven followed by cooking in the oven at a low temperature makes for moist, tender meat every time.

Wine: Le Bosq Vin Rouge




Poultry Pairings

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Perfect Roast Chicken
Ready in 5 simple steps, the perfect dinner has never been so easy to make with this classic dish. Browned to perfection and topped with a savory pan sauce, pair this meal with an oaked Chardonnay or fruity red blend.

Wine: 2019 Starlight Ridge Chardonnay, 2018 Tercius Tinto Rejo

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Spatchcocked Chicken
In a few easy steps your dinner will be cooking—that's the perfect time to pop open a bottle of Chardonnay or Crianza Rioja that will pair every-so-nicely with this grilled dish.

Wine: 2020 Laughing Bird Chardonnay, 2017 Finca Del Marquesado Crianza Rioja

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Braised Turkey Legs
A Spanish red wine with a dry and fruity palate is the perfect balance to this rich and hearty dish.

Wine: 2019 La Fea Selección Especial Tinto Rojo

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Duck Breast with Port Wine Reduction Sauce
Rich and juicy duck breast makes for a wonderful dinner. With a tart port wine reduction, this recipe offers a unique take on an easy-to-make poultry dish that pairs perfectly with bright and fruity Pinot Noir.

Wine: 2017 Lone Cardinal Lodi Pinot Noir




Seafood Pairings

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Paella
Originating in Valencia, Spain, this savory seafood medley paired with our full-bodied, fruit-forward Tempranillo from Rioja will send your tastebuds into a frenzy.

Wine: 2019 Finca Del Marquesado Tempranillo Rioja

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Poached Cod with Tomatoes
A rich and round Spanish Rioja with orchard fruit and lemon notes is perfect for this light fish dish.

Wine: 2019 Flor de Sara Viura Rioja

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Sole a la Meuniere
A crisp and zesty white blend with both tropical and herbal notes is the ideal wine to balance the sole's delicate fish flavor.

Wine: 2019 Domaine Saint André Blanc

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Soy-Glazed Salmon
Oven-baked to perfection with a savory glaze that will awaken your tastebuds, this salmon dish and a rosé notes of wild strawberry, and orange blossom is dinner perfection.

Wine: 2019 Pierofosco Toscana Rosé I.G.T.

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Pan Seared Scallops
Fresh scallops with a refreshing squeeze of lemon will be the perfect pairing to a rich and juicy Chardonnay.

Wine: 2018 Balbo Estate Chardonnay

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Stove-Top Clambake
With one pot, cook a backyard feast of fresh clams, jumbo shrimp, and sides that are sure to impress. Pair a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc with crisp acidity and tropical notes with this sweet and savory seafood dish.

Wine: 2019 Merveille de Vignes Sauvignon Blanc




Dessert Pairings

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Blackberry Buckle
With notes of boysenberry and blueberry, it's no surprise a luxurious, dry red like Zinfandel is the perfect pairing for this blackberry dessert.

Wine: 2018 Fog Harbor Zinfandel, 2018 Stone & Glass Zinfandel

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Madeleines
Pair this easy-to-make, done in a jiff French dessert with a Crémant, a French sparkling wine.

Wine: Racine Blanc de Blancs

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Blueberry Crisp
Sweet desserts and white wine always tops the list of our most popular pairings, so this summer we have a blueberry crisp that will go with most sweet or sparkling wine.

Wine: George Vigouroux Hommage Blanc de Blancs

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Peach Cobbler
Make your summer nights a whole lot sweeter when you cobble together this delicious, oven-baked Martha Stewart recipe and a sparkling wine.

Wine: George Vigouroux Hommage Blanc de Blancs



Brunch Pairings

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Swiss Chard Frittata
This perfect-for-brunch dish paired with a refreshing Rosé will have savory and crispy notes of peach and citrus dancing on your palate.

Wine: 2019 Villa Amalia Rosé

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Giant Cheese Popovers
Change up your wine and cheese night or even Sunday brunch with freshly baked popovers that pair perfectly with our light and refreshing Pinot Gris.

Wine: 2020 Duck Point Pinot Gris

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