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A Mushroom That Tastes Like Maple Syrup… and Some Fine Wine

My late Mom’s side of the family came from Vermont, so even though I grew up in Southern California, we always had an ample supply of real Vermont maple syrup in the house. Anytime a relative from the Green Mountain

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5 Ways to Pair Wine With Mushrooms

Many of us think of September primarily as “Back to School Month.” But it’s also National Mushroom Month and California Wine Month. And having the kids/grandkids back in school gives us the time to explore the wonderful pairing options that

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Golden Mushroom Risotto with Shallots, Chives, and Chardonnay

I’d hardly call myself an accomplished cook, but I enjoy fooling around in the kitchen — especially when I’m trying to make something that would pair perfectly with a specific wine. This recipe yields 6 servings, and this dish pairs

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