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Perfect Match Recipe: Seared Duck Breast with Spaghetti Squash, Onion Syrup, Pickled Onions & Chives | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

Duck may seem fancy, but it’s not actually that hard to cook. Jim Palmeri, executive chef of Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, N.Y., shares some duck-searing tips for the home cook, along with his easy, 9-ingredient recipe for an elegant autumn dinner that’s just right alongside a bottle of red Burgundy.

Source: Perfect Match Recipe: Seared Duck Breast with Spaghetti Squash, Onion Syrup, Pickled Onions & Chives | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

8 & $20 Recipe: Caesar Salad with Salmon and Grilled Romaine | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

A few months into grilling season, if you’ve slipped into the monotony of hamburgers and hot dogs, it’s time to switch it up. So much produce can benefit from that smoky, charred taste—like stone fruits, herbs and, yes, even lettuce. This twist on a classic Caesar salad is a great vehicle for grilled greens. Pair this with a refreshing white wine, like Vinho Verde.

Source: 8 & $20 Recipe: Caesar Salad with Salmon and Grilled Romaine | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

8 & $20 Recipe: Apricot-Walnut Chicken | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

This juicy chicken thigh recipe brings apricots, walnuts and the sweet spice of gingersnaps to the table. Wine Spectator recommends a fruit-forward Italian white wine or French rosé to pair.

Source: 8 & $20 Recipe: Apricot-Walnut Chicken | Matchmaking | News & Features | Wine Spectator

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