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A No-Red-Sauce Dish to Serve With Italian Red Wines

I was looking through my recipe box the other day — a mish-mash of index cards, handwritten notes, and old pieces of stationery with tattered edges that I inherited from my Mom — and I came across the recipe that

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Garlic Oysters With Pasta: Pair It With Sauvignon Blanc

Raw isn’t the only way to eat oysters, as the following recipe for Garlic Oysters With Pasta demonstrates. Serve this dish with any of the classic pairing partners for oysters, including Muscadet, blanc de blanc Champagne, or Sauvignon Blanc. You’ll

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Many Wines — White, Red, Blush and Sparkling — Are Garlic-Friendly

It has been said that garlic has so many health benefits, it should be eaten at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Studies have shown that garlic can lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and help prevent blood clots. It contains allicin, an

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Getting Ready for a Garlicky Trip to Gilroy… With Wine

If you’ve started to think about weekend getaways this summer, there’s one event you should put at or near the top of your list: the 38th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival, to be held July 29-31 in the California community of

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