Honest Cooking

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Balsamic Salmon Kabobs and Beaujolais Wine

Because you know, I can’t get enough of this Juliénas red wine. Juliénas is just one of the many Beaujolais wines. These French wines are versatile, fresh and easy to pair with a variety of foods. Seriously, my go-to wines for the summer! The Juliénas, Domaine Chignard, Beauvernay 2014 is deep ruby in color, and features generous notes of strawberry, violet, cinnamon, red currant and peach with hints of vanilla and spice as it ages.

Discover Beaujolais: Mediterranean Braised Chicken with Dates and Cherries

Can you believe summer is coming to an end? It feels like it’s flown by, but I have to admit, I’m pretty excited to start cooking all my autumn favorites! Today we’re making a recipe that’s been an old staple around my household: a Mediterranean date and cherry braised chicken served alongside one of my personal favorites, Beaujolais red wine.

Régnié Beaujolais Wine Paired with Pickled Stone Fruit and Charcuterie Salad

As we’re wrapping up Summer and starting to think about Fall, this is the time of year I start to stockpile my end of season summer fruits and veggies. And per usual, I overdo it with the produce.

Tomato and Whipped Feta Crostini

Tomato and Whipped Feta Crostini is an easy to make appetizer, which you can make for parties or get togethers. The whipped Feta spread can be made in advance and used when required.

Beet Shakshuka and Beaujolais Wine

Ever since I got back from France in June I’ve been truly obsessed with French wine. I’ve done a deep dive into French varietals and I’m convinced they are superior to all others. Since Its summer aka day drinking season I wanted to share a delicious recipe that pairs perfectly with my new favorite French wine, Beaujolais. Beaujolais refers to a style of French wine from the Beaujolais region in France.

Mushroom and Beef Kabob with Beaujolais Wine

Do you love kabobs? We sure do! I’m not sure what it is about food on a stick, but it’s always so much more delicious. I really love making kabobs because they are so simple and cook so quickly. Perfect for a hungry crowd.

Hearty Chopped Salad and Beaujolais Wine

It’s no secret that I love spending my nights cooking up something awesome and serving it with a delicious glass of wine. You’ve seen me do that time and time again. But in this particular instance, I decided to forego anything too heavy or flashy, and go with a salad. It’s not boring, I promise!

How to up your Beaujolais Game

From how to chill a bottle of white wine in minutes to the perfect food pairing with a Beaujolais red, check out these fast wine tips.