Pairings and Recipes

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Holiday Glogg

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Ingredients 1 bottle Freerider Red (or fruity red wine) 1/2 cub sugar 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced 1 cinnamon stick, broken 8 cloves, 6 black peppercorns, 5 cardamom pods, 1 star anisepod 1 orange, halved and 2 slices reserved Instructions In a saucepan over med-low heat, combine wine, sugar, ginger and spices.

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Quick apps for Thanksgiving!

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                             Some quick Thanksgiving small plates As the days get shorter and the social calendar gets full, sometimes it is hard to find time to prepare a dish or snack for Thanksgiving. Whether you are hosting a meal for many or planning for an intimate group of family or ‘framily’,

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Gluten-Free Tabbouleh Salad

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In the heat of summer, who wants to cook hot food? Garden fresh salads and deliciously chilled white wines are all I crave at the end of my summer days. Tabbouleh salad is a delicious way to enjoy some of summer’s freshest veggies, but if you’re observing a gluten-free diet, a traditional tabbouleh made with

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Raspberry Frontenac Gris Salad Dressing

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Summer in Vermont is full of berries. I revel in spending hot July days plucking warm, ripe raspberries from the Fresh Tracks Farm raspberry bushes. And between the pies, jams and coulis, I sometimes get the yearning to experience complex berry flavors in a savory dish. This delicious raspberry frontenac gris dressing is a perfect

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Strawberry Shortcake

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Every year around the end of June, I keep my eyes open for signs of ripening strawberries. The growing season is short in Vermont, and the strawberries are only at their peak for a few short weeks. These ripe, red beauties are delicious in recipes from salads, to pies and everywhere in between. This strawberry

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And the winner is….. Radish and Watermelon Salad with our Marquette Rosé!

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Our radish infestation has abated, thanks to the help of our great friends! We tried a few recipes out and they were all delicious, but we had to highlight this simple, refreshing salad referred to us by the lovely people at the Vermont Country Store. It is a breeze to make and oh so satisfying

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Carrot Cupcakes

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We did this recipe not long ago as a fun pairing for our Maple Wine (also an excellent choice for spring 😀 ), but it would be just as tasty using our *Mapple wine. The added pop of rich apple flavor, along with the maple, is an added bonus. Feel free to experiment with this recipe

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Red Wine Brownies

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Red Wine Brownies, Fresh Tracks Farm style 2 local eggs 2/3 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour ¾ cup sugar ¼ tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla ¼ tsp salt ½ cup butter, melted (Vermont Creamery unsalted is best!) ½ cup chopped walnuts ¾ cup Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Cocoa (or for a kick, Lake Champlain Chocolates Spicy

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Fiddleheads Recipe w/ Hotcakes, Poached Eggs, and Ramp Cream

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Out of whimsical fancy and the fever of spring, we came up with this easy and elegant fiddleheads recipe that highlighted flavors of farm and season. Fresh pan-fried fiddleheads, ramps, and farm eggs. While not a finger food, it is still a pretty plate to have at a dinner party or even as a brunch

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Red Wine Brownies: with or without a “kick”

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Red Wine Brownies, Fresh Tracks Farm style 2 local eggs 2/3 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour ¾ cup sugar ¼ tsp baking powder 1 tsp vanilla ¼ tsp salt ½ cup butter, melted (Vermont Creamery unsalted is best!) ½ cup chopped walnuts ¾ cup Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Cocoa (or for a kick, Lake Champlain Chocolates Spicy

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VT Apple Wine Pepper Jelly

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3/4 cup Vermont Apple Wine 1 cup finely chopped pepper (yellow bell) 3 large cloves of garlic chopped 2 cups sugar 1 pkg liquid pectin Combine garlic, onions, and wine. Start heating and stir in sugar. Bring to a rolling boil (will boil over if heat is too high). Add liquid pectin and boil for

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Vermont Rosé Wine Sangria

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We found (and borrowed) this amazing Sangria recipe that uses our Vermont Rosé wine! We will list the recipe below, but please, support the author by clicking this link and browsing their website. Ingredients 1 bottle Vermont Rosé wine 1/4 cup brandy 1 cored and diced apple 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 lemon sliced into 1/4

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Wine Slushies! Vermont Wine and Lemonade Make a Perfect Combo

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Piggy Pink Lemonade Wine Slushies are the ultimate summer treat to beat the heat! Fruity, cold, refreshing, and supremely easy to make. A party favorite! You don’t need many ingredients, or much time. Just a blender and the following: Mix together: 1 Bottle of Little Piggy Pink ½ can of Lemonade Concentrate 5 tablespoons of

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Thanksgiving Dinner Pairings

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Ah Thanksgiving, a highly anticipated holiday for all here in the US. There’s nothing like that delicious roasted turkey or a large serving of your favorite Thanksgiving stuffing; throw some cranberry sauce on the side and make sure not to forget the mashed taters and gravy. Yum! For all of you Fresh Tracks Farm wine

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