Cauliflower Fagioli

Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower (cut into flowerettes, boiled set aside), 1 bunch chopped kale , 1 chopped onion, 1 chopped carrot, 1 chopped celery stalk, 4 chopped cloves garlic, 28 oz diced tomatoes, 14 oz drained canelli beans, 1 cup IWBW Chardonnay Cook: Saute carrots, celery, onion, till soft add garlic & kale continue till kale wilts.… Continue Reading

Summer Stew

Ingredients: Green or yellow beans, summer squash, baby potatoes, spinach or kale, 3 tomatoes, fresh herbs, onion, & garlic. Prep: Cut potatoes, beans, and squash into bite size pieces, boil and set aside. Dice tomatoes and onions, mince garlic, wash and chop spinach (kale) and set aside. Cook: Heavy skillet over medium heat, ad 3… Continue Reading

IWBW Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients: 1 lb fresh Brussel Sprouts, ½ sweet onion, Olive Oil, Ground Black Pepper, Sea Salt (Kosher Salt), Cast Iron Skillet with a cover Cook: Chop the stems off the sprouts, halve them if they are smallquarter them if they are large. Dice the onion. Bring the skillet to medium heat. Coat the bottom of the skillet with olive oil about… Continue Reading

Roasted Turkey & Tortellini Soup

Ingredients: 1 Turkey Carcass or 2 roasted Turkey Thighs (roast at 450 till crisp and golden brown), 1 lb. frozen tortellini,10 oz chopped spinach or green of choice, 1 Quart water, 1 Quart Chicken Stock, 1 cup IWBW Seyval, 1 large can chopped tomatoes, 1 large chopped onion, 4 chopped stalks celery, 4 large chopped carrots, 4 chopped cloves of garlic, EVO, Salt, and Pepper.… Continue Reading


We love autumn’s hardier foods, squash being at the top of the list. Ingredients: 1 Butternut squash, olive oil, diced garlic, 1 fresh hot pepper, Rosemary, Italian Suasage, and fixings for a salad. Cook: Peel and cube a medium butternut squash, then saute in a heavy skillet coated with olive oil. Add; fresh diced garlic, fresh… Continue Reading

Pork for 100

This month’s recipe is shamelessly easy although it does take 10 hours. Ingredients: 1 pig roaster (rented, borrowed or fabricated), hard wood (apple, maple, hickory), charcoal, charcoal starter, 100Lb roasting pig Cook: 0530 pick up roasting partner and depart for Ed & Jean’s market. 0600 arrive Ed & Jean’s, load pig in roaster. 0615 depart… Continue Reading

Haddock Stew

Easy summer time meal, light and garden fresh. Ingredients: 1 lb haddock fillets (cut into 1-2 inch pieces), 2 small zucchini or other summer squash (cubed into1 inch pieces), 8 ounces slices fresh mushrooms, 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes, 2 cloves garlic diced, 3 tbs olive oil, 1 cup IWBW Chardonnay, 6 freshly chopped basil leaves. Cook: Saute Garlic, Zucchini, Basil & Mushrooms… Continue Reading

Grilled Pizza

A relaxing summer time meal. Ingredients: Fresh Dough make or purchase (let rise), Olive Oil, diced garlic, fresh herbs (parsley, basil, rosemary) add all to1/4c  oil. Toppings; tomatoes (sliced or diced, mushrooms (sliced), provolone cheese (sliced) Cook: Set grill to medium low heat. Separate dough into thirds, work the first piece into a pizza, brush with seasoned olive… Continue Reading

Simply Scampi

  Running low on time? If you said yes, try this recipe. Commonly found frozen mussels in butter & garlic along with a generous amount of IWBW Seyval makes for a quick and easy, delicious meal.   Ingredients: Frozen Mussels in garlic and butter sauce (BJs Wholesale), IWBW Seyval, Linguini, basil, parsley, rosemary (fresh preferred, use what you… Continue Reading

Blacken Salmon with Rapini

  The rich salmon is nicely balanced by the bitter rapini. Ingredients: 2 fresh salmon fillets, Cajun Seasoning, 1 lb. fresh rapini (cleaned and chopped), Extra virgin oil oil, 3 cloves garlic (minced), Sea salt, Fresh ground black pepper, Cook: Season Salmon Fillets liberally with Cajun seasoning, set aside. Pour 3 TBS Olive Oil into… Continue Reading