Are you ready for Thanksgiving? I know I am. This week I thought I would give some wine pairing ideas for some of our most traditional dishes, spices, and desserts. And for those of you who are Vegetarian or Pescatarian, I added some Fish options as well.
- Sauvignon Blanc
- Meat: Chicken, Turkey
- Seafood: Scallops, Oysters
- Vegetable: Asparagus
- Herb/Spice/Sauce: Chives
- Dessert: Sorbet, Key Lime Pie
- Meat: Chicken, Pork Loin
- Seafood: Halibut, Shrimp, Crab
- Vegetable: Potatoes, Squash
- Herb/Spice/Sauce: Cream
- Dessert: Dessert Breads, Vanilla Pudding
- Meat: Duck
- Seafood: Sea Bass, Trout
- Dessert: Apple Pie
- Pinot Noir
- Herb/Spice/Sauce: Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Clove
- Herb/Spice/Sauce: Sage
- Dessert: Rhubarb Pie
- Fruit: Cranberries
- Dessert: Carrot Cake
Smiling Danny’s Menu Pairing:
Turkey with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy with a side of Squash and Green beans.
Dessert: Carrot Cake paired with a glass of Zinfandel.
Smiling Danny’s Vegetarian/Pescatarian Option:
Blackened Halibut with Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash.
Dessert: Apple Pie paired with a glass of Riesling.
Well Smileys, I hope you find this helpful as you are planning your menu’s and planning what to bring to family and friend gatherings. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.
Salu’d, XOXO, Smiling Danny