Favorite Chicken Piccata Recipe

chicken piccata recipe
This chicken piccata recipe is a favorite Italian dish. It creates an elegant menu that is simple to make. Serve with fresh grilled vegetables, garlic bread, and mashed potatoes for a flavorful meal.

Wine Pairing: You definitely want a dry white wine to complement the dry flavors of the meal. An exquisite pairing would the Dry Creek Vineyards Taylor’s Vineyard Musque. This single vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a beautifully dry wine with complex tropical fruit flavors. Another great choice would be Astrolabe Province Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand. This is a medium-bodied wine with white peach, gooseberry and citrus flavors.

Ingredients for Chicken Piccata Recipe:

1 1/2 pounds of boneless chicken breasts
1 Tablespoon flour
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 Tablespoons virgin olive oil
1 Tablespoon butter
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken stock
1 Tablespoon capers

Instructions for Chicken Piccata: Recipe

1. Saute the minced garlic in oil in frying pan.
2. Mix together: flour, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
3. Coat chicken breast pieces with the flour mixture.
4. Add the chicken to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn chicken over.
5. Add butter, wine, lemon juice, chicken stock, and capers. Simmer until chicken is not pink inside and the sauce has thickened. (approximately 5 minutes).
6. Pour sauce over the chicken to serve.
7. Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

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Best Tiramisu Recipe


tiramisuAfter this delightful meal, treat yourself to the best Tiramisu This classic Italian dessert will quickly disappear. This recipe requires no baking and is best when prepared the day before you serve it.

Ingredients for Chocolate Mixture:
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
4 egg yolks
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup Tawny Port
1/8 teaspoon salt

Instructions for Chocolate Mixture:
1. Heat whipping cream and chocolate chips in a small saucepan until melted. Leave on a lightly warm burner to keep warm.
2. Mix together the egg yolks, sugar, Port, and salt. Cook in the top of a double boiler until the mixture becomes thick and creamy. This will take approximately 18 minutes.
3. Fold the chocolate into the egg mixture. Refrigerate until chilled.

Ingredients for the best Tiramisu Recipe:
6 ounces mascarpone cheese
2/3 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup sugar
2 1/2 cups warm strong coffee
32 ladyfinger cookies

Instructions for Tiramisu Dessert:
1. In a very large bowl, whisk together the mascarpone and 2 tablespoons of the whipping cream. Set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, beat the remainder of the whipping cream with 1/4 cup of the sugar. Beat until soft peaks form. Then fold into the mascarpone and chilled chocolate mixtures.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
3. Mix the warm coffee with the remaining sugar until blended. Dip 1 ladyfinger at a time very quickly into the coffee. Do not let the ladyfingers soak in the coffee or they will break.
4. Place the ladyfingers in a single layer on the bottom of a loaf pan (9 1/2 X 5 X 2 3/4 inches).
5. Spread 1/3 of the Tiramisu mixture evenly over the ladyfingers. Continue with 2 more layers. Top with a layer of ladyfingers. Refrigerate overnight before serving.

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Amazing Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe

A delicious crock pot chicken meal!

Crockpot slow cooker chickenYou’ll love the combination of savory flavors in this slow cooker chicken recipe. Prepare the meal before you go to bed. Plug in the slow cooker before you leave for the day and return home with this wonderful meal ready to eat.

The easy way to prepare a delicious family dinner! Bake red velvet cupcakes for dessert.

Wine Pairing for slow-cooker chicken

Chardonnay is the perfect wine to pair with shrimp. Either style of Chardonnay (oaked or unoaked) would compliment the flavors of the chicken.

Unoaked Chardonnay typically exhibits flavors of lemon or grapefruit while an oaked Chardonnay would have a rich buttery flavor. Select one of your favorites.

Ingredients for slow cooker chicken:
1 1/2 pounds red potatoes
1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken thighs
3 leeks cut into bite size pieces
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1 cup dry white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc
salt, to taste
1 10 ounce package frozen sweet corn
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley

Instructions for slow cooker chicken:
1. Place potatoes in slow cooker. Add chicken, leeks, wine, and approximately 1 teaspoon salt.
2. Cook in slow cooker for 3 to 4 hours on high or 6 to 7 hours on low.
3. Add the mushrooms, corn and cream. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes more. Top with parsley and serve.

Red Velvet Cupcakes

red velvet cupcakes

This recipe for Red Velvet Cupcakes is slightly modified from McCormick This McCormick recipe makes delightful cupcakes! Make this in advance to serve with this crock pot chicken recipe.

Ingredients for red velvet cupcakes:

2 1/2 cups flour
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup milk
1 ounce red food coloring
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions for red velvet cupcakes:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Set aside.
2. Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl on medium speed for 5 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
3. Beat in eggs one at a time. Mix in sour cream, milk, food coloring, and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until just blended. Do not overbeat.
4. Spoon batter into 30 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup two-thirds full.
5. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean. Cool completely. Frost with vanilla cream cheese frosting.

Ingredients for Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
8 ounce package cream cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons sour cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Instructions for Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
1. Beat all of the ingredients in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
2. Gradually beat in one 16 ounce box of powdered sugar until smooth.


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Easy Chicken Recipes

easy chicken recipesCheers2Wine is pleased to recommend these quick and easy chicken recipes. These amazing recipes create chicken dishes that are full of delicious flavors.

Want to know how to cook chicken? These amazing recipes will walk you through it step by step. It doesn’t need to be difficult to prepare a delightful chicken dish that you will love.

Easy Chicken Alfredo
This is our daughter’s absolutely favorite Chicken Alfredo Recipe. Enjoy with a glass of Chardonnay with this classic pasta dish.

Easy Chicken Spaghetti
Comfort food at its best! Quick and easy and oh, so good!

Chicken Breasts With Capers
A fantastic chicken dish rich with the delicious flavors of the wine and caper sauce.

Chicken Cacciatore
A hearty dish with two different types of mushrooms and chicken in a rich tomato sauce.

Chicken Recipes With Wine Chicken and Rice
This chicken and rice dish is a comfort food favorite. Enjoy with a glass of Chardonnay.

Chicken Marsala
Simmered in a Marsala wine sauce rich with mushrooms, this is truly a delightful dish.

Easy Chicken Pasta
Everyone seems to enjoy pasta and this dish is no exception. It’s full of delicious flavors that you’ll love.

Coq Au Vin
This classic Italian chicken dish tastes wonderful. This hearty dish is comfort food at its best!

Breasts of Chicken a La Champagne
Breast of Chicken a La Champagne is easy to make and tastes delicious. A personal favorite!

Chicken Piccata
This is a classic Italian dish for a reason…it is scrumptious!

Tasty Turkey Legs
Turkey is not just for Thanksgiving. Enjoy this dish any day of the year!

Chicken Parmesan
This tasty dish is a personal favorite and requested often when our grown children come visiting.

Slow Cooker Chicken
This crock pot chicken recipe is delicious and such a convenient way to prepare dinner. You’ll love the combination of savory flavors. Enjoy with a glass of your favorite Chardonnay.


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Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Chicken Parmesan
Cheers-2-Wine is pleased share our favorite Chicken Parmesan recipe. Everyone loves the hearty combination of chicken and cheese in this popular Italian dish. The flavors in this dish are hard to beat. After all, who doesn’t love a cheesy dish with mushrooms and garlic?
What makes this dish even better is that it is quick and easy to make.

Wine Pairing: Pinot Grigio would be an excellent dry white wine to pair with this dish. Use the same wine as you prepare the meal. Consider the Estate Grown Pinot Grigio from Avio Vineyards in Amador County. This Tuscan style wine has flavors of crisp green apples with a slightly sweet finish. It’s a lovely wine. If you can’t find Avio’s Pinot, Chateau Ste. Michelle makes a nice Pinot Gris that should be easy to find. Both would be excellent paired with this Italian dish.

Ingredients for this recipe:
4 skinless, boneless, cut into strips
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 – 3/4 cup freshly ground Parmesan cheese
salt
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
4 tablespoons margarine
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 t. dried basil
10 oz. sliced mushrooms

Instructions for this recipe:
1. After rinsing and drying the chicken, season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Spread Parmesan cheese onto a plate. Dip chicken in eggs, then coat with Parmesan cheese.
2.Melt margarine over medium high heat. Cook chicken until brown.
3. Reduce heat and add wine, garlic, mushrooms, basil, and oregano. Cover and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes.
4. Serve with pasta or rice. Enjoy!

This dish is great served over pasta along with a fresh green salad. Follow with your favorite dessert or a dish of gelato.
Enjoy!


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Best Chicken Cacciatore Recipe ~ Chocolate Chip Cheesecake for Dessert

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe

Cheers2Wine is pleased to share with you the best chicken cacciatore recipe. This is a hearty dish with two different types of mushrooms. It’s simmered in a rich tomato sauce. Serve with chocolate chip cheesecake for a delightful dinner (recipe below).

 
Ingredients for chicken cacciatore recipe:
3 1/2 pound chicken
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
6 ounces portobello mushroom caps
2 cloves garlic
10 ounces button mushrooms
1 cup dry red wine
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 can of diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teasponn hot red pepper flakes
3 bay leaves

Instructions for chicken cacciatore:
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. Rinse chicken, cut into pieces, and dry with paper towels.
3. Heat oil in skillet and brown chicken.
4. Remove chicken and saute portobellos and onions until softened and golden brown. Then add garlic and stir for 2 minutes.
5. Add button mushrooms, wine, stock, diced tomatoes, oregano, pepper flakes, bay leaves, and salt. Bring to a boil.
6. Transfer mushroom mixture into a baking dish. Lay chicken among the mushrooms.
7. Cook uncovered for about 30 minutes in the oven. Remove bay leaves and serve.

This chicken cacciatore recipe will make 4 servings.

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Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

This chocolate chip cheesecake recipe is rich and delicious. A New York style cheesecake that is a real crowd pleaser.

This dessert is perfect for special events or an everyday treat. Garnish as desired for an elegant presentation.

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/3 cup melted butter
24 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
1 can sweetened condensed milk
3 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions:

1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2. In a medium bowl mix together the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and cocoa.
3. Press this mixture firmly onto the sides and bottom of a 9 inch springfoam pan.
4. Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add milk and mix well. Add eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup of the chips. Pour cheese mixture into the crust. Top with 1 cup of the chocolate chips.
5. Bake for 1 hour. Turn the oven off Leave the cake in the oven to cool off gradually for another 90 minutes. Remove from oven and refrigerate.
6. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Remove outer ring of the pan before serving.

This cheesecake will delight cheesecake lovers with it’s rich, creamy texture. I usually serve 8 people with this dessert. It will be the perfect dessert to serve with this chicken cacciatore recipe.


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