Posts in the Category: Food & Wine
BBQ’d Pizza- Simply Deilicious!

When you feel like enjoying a nice slice of pizza but it’s too nice to stay indoors and Pizza Hut wants $85 for delivery to your cottage, just fire up the barbeque and toss on a frozen pie. It’s simple. All you need is a pizza stone. Put your stone on the grill and heat up your barbecue to the desired temperature. Then place the frozen pie on the more...

Wine & Chocolate for Valentines Day!

This Valentine’s Day grab your sweetheart, a box of chocolates, and a bottle or two of red wine! Yes, red wine definitely goes well with dark chocolate. Why? Because chocolate has tannin, just like wine has tannin, red wine in particular. I have found through experience that dark chocolate definitely goes better with red wine because the more...

A Taste of Italy. April 6th, 2014.

Craig’s Wine is pleased to Announce, the much anticipated “Taste of Italy” wine and food pairing!  We have put together an extraordinary menu for the first wine and food pairing of 2014 and you can get a glimpse of the culinary creations below. With the help of Sean Ashley- Executive Chef of Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility, more...

BBQ'd Lettuce and Sauvignon Blanc!

Here is a fantastic and unique recipe that is so easy even I can do it! BBQ Lettuce and Sauvignon Blanc Believe it or not, BBQ’d romaine hearts with a little balsamic vinegar sprinkled over top and your favourite pork or chicken sliced and placed on the romaine, works so well that we often use this recipe several times during BBQ season. Not more...

Red wine drinkers digest meals better!

Red wine drinkers digest meals better Source: Wine Spectator  Two new studies add to evidence that drinking red wine with meals brings health benefits. A recent study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem found pairing turkey cutlets with red wine prevented the increase of malondialdehyde levels in human blood plasma. Malondialdehyde is a deleterious more...

Ridiculously Easy Oven-Roasted Cajun Style Salmon

This recipe comes from my friend Susan and is apparently so easy that even I can make it which is the unwritten stipulation for craigswine recipes. Thanks Susan. Ingredients 1-1/2″ to 2″ thick salmon fillet cut into 3-4 oz portions Your favourite Cajun-style seasoning (a recipe for my favourite is below) Maple syrup (about 1 tsp. per more...

Thanks...Our February 10th Wine Tasting was a huge success!

Thank You to all who attended our February wine tasting last month. Once again we had a complete sell out. The 5 featured wines were in theme with Valentines Day including a sparkling Prosecco, an off-dry Riesling and even a dessert wine to go with the dark chocolate cheesecake for dessert. As always Chef Sean out did himself with the menu. Click more...

Announcing Taste is Everything Wine & Food Tasting

WINE & FOOD TASTING Our next Wine Tasting will be held on February 10th, 2013. Celebrating the day of love, Valentine’s day! We will be featuring selections that are all about LOVE.. for wine! Located at Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility, we will be enjoying the culinary creations of Mr. C’s Restaurant and Executive Chef Sean Ashley. Presented more...

'Tour of the Senses' Wine Tasting

Thank you to all who attended our 9th Annual Wine and food tasting on October 28th. For those of you who couldn’t make it, here are some selected photos of our “Tour of the Senses” and you can view the full photo album on our Facebook page. Also, please enjoy a brief video of the event as well. Don’t worry, we will be hosting another wine and more...

Recipe - Mushroom Soup "REMIX"

Due to the popularity of this recipe, we have tweaked it a bit (Thanks Bill) and posted it again. MMM… Mushroom soup is definitely a comfort food. Enjoy! Recipe – Mushroom soup Ingredients: 2 tbsp butter 1 small onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed 1 pound Portobello mushrooms 1/4 cup of white wine 1 cup milk 4 more...

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