Posts in the Category: recipes
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...

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...

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...

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...

Garlic-Crusted Salmon with Tomato-Cilantro Relish

This garlic-crusted salmon with fresh tomato-cilantro relish is light, delicious and quick: the perfect mid-week meal. Pour a glass of the new World Vineyard Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc for the perfect pairing. Serves 4. Garlic-Crusted Salmon Ingredients: 4 skinless salmon fillets 2 garlic cloves, minced ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp cracked white more...

Rib Wars - The Ultimate Rib Recipe

Since our last published BBQ Ribs recipe, I have been hearing a lot of “My recipe for ribs is the best”. This year I invite you to submit your best BBQ Rib recipe using the comment form below. If we use it on craigswine.com you will receive a $50 Gift certificate for Winexpert Pickering!! Let the fun begin. Carmens – Awesomely Tender and Tasty more...

It's Caesar Salad Season

Warmer weather brings to mind salad season and here is one of my faves. And, as always, the only stipulation for posting a recipe on Craig’s Wine is that it is easy enough for Craig to make. Well done Shawn. Traditional Caesar Salad – Serves 4 Ingredients 2 egg yolks 2 cloves garlic, minced, or rubbed into sides of a wooden bowl with pepper 3 more...

Pork and Leek Wellington with Port Sauce

I asked Gordo once again for a recipe that’s easy enough that I could do it. Here’s what he came up with and it is delicious by the way. By enclosing the meat in pastry, it cooks beautifully and stays moist. Serve with a vegetable that has some flavour like rapini or a crunchy vegetable like green beans. Craig’s Wines Suggestions: Lighter more...

Gordo's BBQ Back Ribs-Another Summer Staple!

Here is a favourite BBQ recipe from my friend Gord. I’m by no means a great cook so I feel fortunate to have people around me that are happy to share their recipes. I know…  more BBQing, but t’is the season. Craig’s Wine Match: If you’re using a typical off-the-shelf spicy BBQ sauce, then my wine pairing preference would more...

Limited Edition Recipes

Please click here to see some easy and interesting recipes paired with our LIMITED EDITION Wines. Some recipes include: Aussie Outback BBQ Leg of Lamb. Pacifica Salmon. Primitivo Bolognese. Grüner Schnitzel. Portuguese Douro Stew. more...