New Cookbook Focuses on Food-and-Wine Pairing

    “Small Plates, Perfect Wines” — a new cookbook from Andrews McMeel Publishing, featuring mouthwatering recipes and wine pairing tips — is now on bookstore shelves and available to order online.

     Meze… tapas… antipasti… antojitos.

     No matter what you call them, small plates offer big flavor, and this is a style of dining and entertaining that has taken the country by storm.

     Searching out those small dishes with big flavors, wine country cookbook author Lori Lyn Narlock presents more than 50 recipes by Kendall-Jackson executive chef Justin Wangler, with assistance from Lou Rex, Jackson Family Wines Director of Special Events. Wine tips are provided by K-J winemaster Randy Ullom.

     The book is divided into chapters on salads, vegetables, meat, seafood and desserts, with each recipe paired with one or two wines. The wine information is presented in a conversational fashion, and includes the basics of pairing wine with food.

     Priced at $16.95, “Small Plates, Perfect Wines” is available at Borders, Barnes & Nobles and

Posted in Food and Wine Pairings/Recipes
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