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Appetizer, eggplant, Italian, millesima, parmigiana, party, wine

Cooking with Manuela: Eggplant Parmesan Bites

If you like eggplant parmesan you are going to enjoy what I’ve created for you today. This dish combines the same ingredients and flavors of the traditional Italian melanzane alla parmigiana but in a fun and party-friendly format that I’m sure you are going to love.  And what’s not to love about extra crispy-on-the-outside eggplant slices, filled with […]

bacon, entree, Holiday, pork, potatoes, santa cristina, spinach, wine

Bacon Wrapped Pork Roast with Roasted Potatoes and Sauteed Spinach

Make your holiday dinner special with this flavorful bacon wrapped pork roast served next to perfectly roasted potatoes, garlicky  sautéed spinach and an inviting glass of  Santa Cristina Rosso ToscanaA scrumptious combination of flavors! This post is sponsored by Santa Cristina Wines in collaboration with Honest Cooking Magazine. All opinions are mine. #ad I love this time of the […]

beef, braised, casarecce, chianti, entree, Holiday, mushrooms, pasta, porcini, red wine, santa cristina, thanksgiving, wine

Casarecce Pasta with Braised Beef and Santa Cristina Chianti Superiore

PREPARATION: TIME: 30 minutes, plus 8  hours inactive In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the beef and brown on both sides (about 5 minutes on each side). While the meat is browning, chop the carrot, celery and onion. Remove the meat from the skilled and place inside the slow cooker […]

antipasto, Appetizer, Italian antipasto, Italian wine, rose, santa cristina, wine

Italian Antipasto on a Skewer and Santa Cristina Rose’

Relaxing al fresco while enjoying a fun antipasto next to an inviting glass of Italian rose’  Easy and fresh – what summer should be all about Ready to dive into the heart of summer entertaining with these scrumptious Italian antipasti next to an easy-to-enjoy glass of rose’ wine?!? I am so ready! Maybe it’s just […]