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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Chicken Marsala Recipe – A Family Favorite

chicken marsala recipeThis Chicken Marsala recipe creates a delicious chicken meal that is sure to be a favorite. Simmered in a Marsala wine sauce rich with mushrooms, this is a delightful dish. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and your favorite vegetable.

Wine Pairing for this Chicken Marsala recipe: A California Pinot Noir would be the perfect pairing for Chicken Marsala. Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir would be a terrific choice. This is a dry, silky Pinot Noir with flavors of black cherry and raspberries and hints of cinnamon and vanilla. The velvety texture is a delight. Other Pinot Noirs to consider that would also be great include Giant Steps Sexton Vineyard Pinot Noir from Yarra Valley, Australia and Lincourt Lindsay’s Pinot Noir from California’s Central Coast.


Ingredients for Chicken Marsala:


4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
Flour
Kosher salt
Fresh ground pepper
1/2 cup olive oil
3 slices chopped bacon
8 ounces mushrooms
1/2 cup sweet Marsala wine
1/2 cup Swansons chicken broth
2 T butter
1/2 cup chopped Italian parsley
1 clove minced garlic
Fresh sliced or shaved mozzarella cheese


Instructions for Chicken Marsala:


1. Flatten chicken breasts by covering with plastic wrap and pounding with a meat mallet until they are only about 1/4 inch thick.
2. Put 1/2 cup of flour in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan until the oil is hot.
4. Coat both sides of the chicken pieces with flour, shaking the excess off into the bowl.
5. Fry the chicken in the hot oil for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
6. Lower the heat to medium, fry bacon pieces in frying pan for a few minutes.
7. Add mushrooms and minced garlic and saute for approximately 5 minutes until brown and moisture has evaporated.
8. Season with salt and pepper.
9. Add Marsala to the pan and cook for 30-60 seconds to cook out the alcohol.
10. Add the chicken stock and simmer for 1 minute.
11. Add the butter. Place chicken back into the pan.
12. Simmer mixture to heat the chicken.
13. Season with salt and pepper. Top with chopped parsley.
14. Serve with fresh sliced or shaved mozzarella cheese.

This recipe for Chicken Marsala will make 4 servings.


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    Our Favorite Beef Stroganoff Recipe

    Beef Stroganoff

    Cheers-2-Wine is pleased to bring you our favorite beef stroganoff recipe. This delicious beef stroganoff makes a delightful meal for four. This is a hearty meal that is a family favorite. Serve with roasted asparagus and garlic bread for a complete meal.

    During the summer our “go to” dessert to accompany this dish is Chocolate Covered Strawberries. Easy to make and a treat for all!


    Wine Pairing


    Pinot Noir is always a good wine choice to go with a dish rich with mushrooms. Drink the same wine that you use in preparing the stuffed mushrooms to serve with the dish. If you can find it, Zorzal Gran Terroir Pinot Noir from Argentina would be an excellent pairing. Wines from Chiles offer some of the best bargains for Pinot Noir. This delicious wine sells for less than $20.

    Another excellent Pinot Noir (and easier to find) is Eyrie Pinot Noir Estate from the Williamette Valley of Oregon. This is an elegant Pinot Noir with marvelous flavors of blackberry and spice that will only make the mushrooms taste even better. I sometimes see this Pinot for sell in the grocery store. I’d suggest your own favorite Pinot Noir…or whatever wine you love to drink!


    Ingredients for Beef Stroganoff Recipe:


    12 ounces wide egg noodles
    1 pound beef sirloin
    3 tablespoons olive oil
    3/4 cup finely chopped onion
    1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
    3/4 pound mushrooms, sliced
    3/4 cup Pinot Noir
    3 tablespoons cognac
    2 tablespoons prepared oyster sauce
    1 1/2 cups whipping cream
    1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
    6 tablespoons sour cream
    Salt and pepper to taste


    Instructions for Beef Stroganoff

    1. Bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add noodles, return to a boil, and cook until tender 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and pour into a large serving bowl.
    2. Rinse beef and pat dry. Cut meat into 1/8-inch-thick slices.
    3. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and beef into a 12-inch frying pan and cook over medium-high heat. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes to brown. Pour into another bowl.
    4. Add remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil to pan. Cook onion and garlic and stir for 3 to 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and brown 3 to 5 minutes.
    5. Add wine, cognac, and oyster sauce to mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and simmer to blend flavors, about 5 minutes.
    6. Add cream and return to a simmer. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon cold water until smooth. Add to mushroom mixture and stir until it boils and thickens, about 2 minutes.
    7. Add sour cream and beef and heat for about 1 minute. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    8. Cover with a lid and keep warm on the stove until ready to serve.
    8. Pour beef over hot noodles or your favorite rice.


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    I’d serve this dish with your favorite salad and whatever type of bread you favor. It’s a hearty dish that doesn’t require huge side dishes. Select a dessert that you really savor to end the meal. As a chocolate lover, I’d probably go with something like a Chocolate Mousse Cake or Chocolate Covered Strawberries. However, a nice creme brulee would sounds good, too. Browse this collection of favorite dessert recipes to find something that fits your mood.


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    Best Appetizer Recipes for Your Next Gathering

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    Steak Teriyaki Strips
    These tasty teriyaki strips are easy to make ahead and grill as your guests are arriving. Beef strips are woven onto skewers and marinated in a sauce before grilling. Watch them quickly disappear. Be prepared to share the recipe…people are always asking me for copies of this recipe. This sauce is also wonderful served on chicken or pork.


    mushrooms stuffedStuffed Mushrooms
    A personal favorite, these mushrooms are perfect for the buffet table at parties and gatherings. You’ll find instructions on how to prepare the mushrooms in advance so you can relax and enjoy yourself during the get-together. Either a Sparkling Wine or Pinot Noir would be great choices, but serve with a wine you love.


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    Sweet & Tangy Meatballs
    If you are in a hurry, this is the perfect appetizer to bring to a party when appetizers are requested. Not only is it quick and easy to make, but people will love it! It’s delicious. Purchase a bag of frozen meatballs at Costco. Cook the meatballs according to the directions on the bag. Top with this delicious homemade barbecue sauce. It is sure to be a hit!


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  • Minestrone Soup Recipe With Italian Sausage & Zinfandel

    Minestrone RecipeYou can’t beat this minestrone soup recipe with Italian sausage and Zinfandel. Enjoy the rich flavors of this hearty soup on a cold winter day. It’s beyond delicious! Serve with your favorite garlic bread to create the perfect meal for any time of the year. This is a frequently requested recipe!

    Wine Pairing:
    Serve the same Zinfandel with this minestrone soup that you used in the soup.
    Consider a zinfandel from Renwood, Rosenblum, or Macchia Winery. These generously flavored bold Zinfandels are characterizedd with ripe fruit, toasted oak, and spice. They should go well with this spicy soup.

    Ingredients for minestrone:
    1 pound hot Italian sausage
    1 pound mild Italian sausage
    1 chopped onion
    3 carrots, chopped
    1 zucchini, sliced
    4 cloves garlic, chopped
    3 quarts chicken broth
    2 cans diced tomatoes
    2 cans cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained
    1 tablespoon dried basil
    ¼ cup Zinfandel
    2 cups large shell-shaped pasta
    Salt and pepper to taste
    1 cup fresh grated or shaved parmesan cheese

    Instructions for minestrone soup recipe:
    1. Squeeze sausages from casings into a large pan. Cook until brown and crumbly, approximately 10 minutes. Discard fat.
    2. Add carrots, onion, zucchini, and garlic. Cook for about 6 minutes until onions are soft.
    3. Add chicken broth, tomatoes, beans, basil, and Zinfandel. Bring to a boil.
    4. Add pasta. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 10 minutes until pasta is tender.
    5. Add salt and pepper. Serve into bowls and top with parmesan cheese.

    Serve with your favorite garlic bread for a delicious meal.

    This minestrone recipe will make 12 servings.

    Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe

    Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe

    This is the best red velvet cake recipe. It’s much easier to make than the original red velvet cake and it looks and tastes fabulous. No one will believe it begins with a cake mix.

    Ingredients for Red Velvet Cake Recipe:
    1 package fudge marble cake mix
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 1/2 cup buttermilk
    2 large eggs
    1 ounce red food coloring
    1 teaspoon vanilla

    Instructions for Cake:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
    1. Stir the baking soda and cake mix together in a large mixing bowl.
    2. Add the remaining ingredients. Beat until blended 2-3 minutes.
    3. Pour half of the mixture into each of the cake pans and bake for 30-35 minutes until done. Cool before frosting.

    Ingredients for Frosting for the Best Red Velvet Cake Recipe:
    5 tablespoons flour
    1 cup lowfat milk
    1 cup butter, at room temperature
    1 cup sugar
    2 teaspoons vanilla

    Instructions for Frosting:
    1. Blend flour and milk in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thickened. Cool to room temperature.
    2. Blend butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and milk mixture. Beat for approximately 10 minutes until frosting is thick and fluffy.
    3. Remove one of the cake layers from its pan. Place onto a cake plate. Frost the top of this bottom layer. Carefully lay the other cake layer over the bottom. Frost sides and top of the cake.

    Serves 10-12

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