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5 Wines for Prime Rib

Ben Carter suggests five pairings for the classic Rib Eye Roast. From Chardonnay to Bordeaux, his innovative suggestions are surprising!

If you’re looking to roast a whole ribeye roast for the first time, check out this recipe: http://eat.snooth.com/recipe-pairing-guide/r/prime-rib-with-horseradish-cream/ For a few years in the first decade of the 2000s, my buddy Paul and I often hosted dinner parties where the main course was a whole ribeye roast. I’d take care of the appetizers, soup course, fish course, and wine pairings, and then would sit back while Paul took care of the beef. My timing was intentional, as all of...
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I don't know what's happening in your neck of the woods, and with drought rather widespread this year I am scared to ask and hopeful that things are good, but her in the northeast we're having a banner year for some produce, and corn seems to be... Read more »

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Grab a Burger and Relax!

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I’ve been writing a lot about meat lately, which is normal for me both because I like a nice piece of meat, particularly in the summer when the grill is going, and meat of all sorts are usually very easy to pair well with wine. Double bonus... Read more »

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