I love a glass of wine while I make dinner and it’s even better when a little of that delicious wine ends up in our dinner!
It’s usually the least chaotic time in this house since everyone is busy with after-school activities so just like getting up early before everyone else to enjoy a hot cup of coffee, a glass of wine while making dinner is perfect! However, I love adding a splash of wine to my recipes to create something truly special!
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From dinner to dessert, there’s always a delicious way to finish a bottle of wine (as if you really need a way to finish a bottle)! Check out these amazing recipes made with wine!
Cooking with wine is a great way to add flavor to a dish! However, if you’re new to cooking with wine don’t be intimidated! Recipes made with wine can be seriously complicated or super easy. The recipes below range in difficulty and even include a few easy week-night meals made in a crockpot or Instant Pot!
Make sure you’re choosing the right type of wine for your dish though!
A dry white wine, such as a Sauvignon Blanc, is perfect for lighter dishes such as fish and chicken.
A dry red wine, such as a Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot, goes great with heavier dishes such as steak or lasagna. Once you have the right type of wine add a little wine in your glass and a little in the pan to deglaze it or add a few splashes to a sauce or stew.
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Time to get fancy, in the easiest possible way with this red wine-marinated steak. Perfectly rich and cooked to perfection with the reverse sear method, it's perfectly juicy with the most wonderful crispy crust.
Peposo is a traditional Tuscan Beef Stew originating from Florence. It truly is the simplest stew you'll ever make yet it has so much flavor. Made with garlic, lots of black pepper and a whole bottle of red wine, super delicious and perfect served with creamy polenta.
These Easy Baked Cornish Hens with Rosemary Wine Sauce are the perfect date night recipe, for Valentine's day, birthday dinner, Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas dinner, or fancy enough for a dinner party. This recipe is also economical, simple, easy to make, Weight Watchers friendly and can be made in advance.
This easy Baked Chicken Cacciatore recipe is baked in the oven with chicken breasts (or thighs), using pantry ingredients like white wine, canned tomatoes, onions, and garlic. It's perfect for either a weeknight dinner or a special occasion such as a birthday, date, night, or Valentine's Day.
This Chicken with Dijon Mustard Sauce is pan-seared in a cast iron skillet to keep the chicken moist and juicy, then basted with the most delicious and creamy mustard sauce. All you need is 1 pan and about 30 minutes to make.
This Pot Roast recipe is braised in a delicious red wine sauce with potatoes and carrots. Seared on the stove then slow-roasted in the oven and simple to make, it's the perfect comfort food recipe for the whole family.
This homemade Instant Pot Pork Ragu is the ultimate comfort food. The pressure cooker braises pork shoulder in a fraction of the time to make juicy, succulent shredded pork in rich red wine and tomato sauce. This easy recipe is great for Sunday supper or a quick weeknight meal.
Pumpkin and Mushroom Risotto infuses classic risotto with delicious fall flavor. This unique combination is sweet and savory with cheesy Parmesan and umami-rich mushrooms. It's great for a fancy date night, Thanksgiving, or a weeknight dinner!
This delicious Spicy And Creamy Swedish Meatball Pasta is a perfect weekday meal made with juicy homemade meatballs cooked in a creamy white wine sauce. It is very easy to make, and full of flavor. You can prepare it in advance for a lazy Sunday lunch or a delicious dinner that would please everyone.
Pumpkin Risotto (or Risotto Alla Zucca) is a creamy, comforting, and extremely delicious autumn dish made with arborio rice, pumpkin, Homemade Vegetable Stock, and parmesan cheese. This classic Italian risotto dish is perfect for entertaining: it is elegant, easy to make, and ready in just 40 minutes!
Slow Braised Beef Cheeks in red wine is a flavourful, rich, and comforting dish that is elegant enough to serve for a dinner party and easy enough for a mid-week meal. This melt-in-the-mouth stew is best when served with Creamy Mashed Potatoes or buttery Turkish Rice (Sehriyeli Pilav) and sautéed green vegetables.
This Penne Al Salmone is a light, fresh pasta with flaked pan-seared salmon, sweet burst cherry tomatoes, and a white wine sauce. The addition of white wine adds brightness and a touch of acidity for a well-rounded dish.
This red wine mushroom risotto recipe puts a fresh twist on classic risotto. With sautéed baby portobello mushrooms, fresh thyme, and plenty of butter and parmesan cheese. The perfect cold-weather comfort food!
These sangria ice pops are made with white wine and strawberries for a delicious homemade grown-up summer freezie with alcohol! The best part is that it only takes 2 ingredients to make this alcohol-freezies recipe!