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Mini dark chocolate red wine cakes for Valentine's Day

Mini dark chocolate red wine cakes for Valentine's Day

Red wine and chocolate can be a tricky pairing. Following a few basic rules, we created these mini dark chocolate red wine cakes that are a match made in heaven. These decadent cakes are perfect for enjoying with your loved one on Valentine's Day without having to share!... Read More

How to make your own vanilla extract

How to make your own vanilla extract

Vanilla extract is a staple in every kitchen, or at least it should be — especially if you like to bake. Instead of buying the store-bought versions which are often expensive, make your own vanilla extract at home. Made with bourbon or vodka, it's sure to bump up the flavor in all your baked goods... Read More

Let us count the ways we love Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend

Let us count the ways we love Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend

 

Wine & Chocolate lovers at Klinker Brick Winery

LODI’S 17th ANNUAL WINE & CHOCOLATE WEEKEND
February 8 & 9, 2014 | 11am – 4pm

 

Harmony Wynelands Zinfandel

Why do we love Lodi’s Wine & Chocolate Weekend?  Let us count just some of the ways…... Read More

What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for dinner this week!

 

Paprika Roasted Tempeh and Veggies

 

 

Fish and Peanut Soup

 

 

Barbecued Nachos

 

 

Quick Chicken and Chickpea Caesar Salad

 

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3 Margarita recipes

3 Margarita recipes

We all love the classic margarita. A simple mixture of tequila, orange liqueur and lime, it's one tequila cocktail that has stood the test of time. But it's also the perfect drink to play around with. So have a little fun and try these margarita recipes next time you're in the mood for a little tequila... Read More

Giant leap taken by Lodi wines at 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competiton

Giant leap taken by Lodi wines at 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competiton

Peirano’s Lance Randolph: old school Lodi winegrower, suddenly “hip” among wine judges

The results of the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition held earlier this month are in, and Lodi American Viticultural Area grown wines have fared better than ever!

This year wines with Lodi on the label took home a total of 201 medals:  36 of them gold medals; and out of those, 3 earning double-golds (meaning, unanimously proclaimed gold medal winners within their respective judging committees).  Compare this to last year’s SFCWC, when Lodi wines received 19 golds (including 3 double-golds); or the 2012 competition, when Lodi also took 19 golds (with 2 double-golds)... Read More

Three chicken dishes, endlessly surprising Lodi wine matches

Three chicken dishes, endlessly surprising Lodi wine matches

 

Incoming Lodi Zinfandel: classic match for etoufee style chicken

Let’s talk chicken and wine matches.  ¿Por qué?

  • Lady Gaga’s chicken statement

    Chicken is for all-time, anytime, and everywhere – on the menu of three-star restaurants, and on the menu in every home, in every pot or skillet, any night of the week.  Paul Bocuse and Julia Child have made chicken a fetish, and so have Colonel Sanders and Lady Gaga (okay – so the latter’s, more like a statement)... Read More