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June

Food & Wine Pairing Tips

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Food & Wine Pairing: as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Food and wine pairing can be one of the most fun and challenging hobbies in life.  Every meal sets the stage for a new experience.  Tastes, flavors, textures, and aromas are all elements that effect the combinations of food and wine.    Have you ever […]

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Squash- Gardening Quick Tips

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Squash- Gardening Quick Tips as recommended by Michael Vidrine Summer Squash 10 Quick Tips   Varieties come in different shapes, sizes, and colors.   Warm season annual vegetable.  Plantings can be made in the spring after the soil warms up to near 70 and additional plantings can be made through the warm season up to early fall.   Prefers a fertile […]

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Wine Pairing with Stuffed Summer Squash

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Wine Pairing with Stuffed Summer Squash: as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo Things to know about Pairing wines with Summer Squash: Baked squash has a natural sweetness in flavor which is enhanced by sweet spices and wine. It pairs with any wine depending on the spices you choose. Prepared savory style with herbs, […]

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Squash- Gardening Tips from the Culinary View

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Squash- Gardening Tips from the Culinary View as recommended by Michael Vidrine Summer officially  begins this month and we can expect average high temperatures in the 90’s.  Warm season crops are in full stride and one of the most bountiful  are the Summer squashes.  The word squash is derived from the native American word askutasquash.  Squash is a western hemisphere native originating in […]

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Baked Stuffed Yellow Squash Recipe

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  Serves 4 people Inspired by Executive Chef Chris Shepley of The Vintage House Restaurant features vineyard cuisine and locally grown fresh from the garden produce in his recipes. He conducts Cooking Parties with the Chef on the third Sunday of each month at Messina Hof Winery.

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Blackberries

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Wine Pairings for Dishes with Blackberries as recommended by Karen Bonarrigo & Merrill Bonarrigo 5 Things to Know: Use blackberries fresh or frozen and in sweet or savory dishes. Blackberries are a common descriptor for wines, especially Bordeaux reds (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot),  Primitivo and wines with black fruit jammy flavors.  These are […]

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Blackberry Crisp Recipe

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1 lb Fresh Blackberries (hulled and rinsed)3 Tbsp sugar3 Tbsp AP flour½ cup MH port2 cups rolled oats1 cup flour1 cup brown sugar½ lb cubed cold butter1 Tbsp cinnamon • In a bowl mix together the berries/sugar/ flour/port• In a separate bowl mix together the oats/flour/brown sugar/cinnamon• Cut in the cold butter with a fork [...]

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June in the Neighborhood

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When you’re in the neighborhood in the summer, stop by Bob Norris’ Farm to Market Stand. It is open 10am-6pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday on the honor system. The stand is located on Austin Estates Drive just around the corner from Messina Hof Winery. To contact Bob, call (979) 739-0797.

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