Your Fantastic Farm-to-Fork Guide

I’ve always loved the saying, “Keep your friends close and your farmers closer.” It’s a mighty fine one to keep in mind as the trend toward authenticity and transparency pervades every fiber of our lives’ fabric. Farm-to-fork, field-to-fork, farm-to-table and all such like-minded phrases should guide our shopping and dining…

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Baked Asparagus and Prosciutto Cobb Salad

This Baked Asparagus and Prosciutto Cobb Salad is a fresh take on the Cobb salad. Eating healthy in the New Year has to be anything but boring. Whether your resolution in the New Year is to eat healthier or you’re just craving a salad after all the sweets and snacks you’ve…

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Make Your Own Holiday Wine Ornaments

Get in the festive spirit of the season by embracing your crafty side and make your own holiday wine ornaments.  For so many of us, the holiday season is often quite frantic with busy schedules and a mile long to-do list. I try to stop and embrace the festivities by indulging…

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Prime Rib with Rosemary Garlic Butter Rub

This Prime Rib with a Rosemary Garlic Butter Rub is perfect for Christmas or New Years Eve! Hello Kendall-Jackson friends it’s, Jo-Anna from A Pretty Life Blog and I’m here to share the ultimate holiday recipe with you! With cuts of meat like prime rib being more expensive, this recipe is truly…

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Pork Ragù and Creamy Polenta

I recently married into an Italian family. For a food, wine and family-loving person like myself, it couldn’t be a more perfect fit. And let me tell you, from my experience the stereotype holds true — they love food. Everybody has a signature recipe. While each is made with love,…

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Wild Mushroom and Herb Chowder

There’s a chill in the air, a scarf around my neck and a gallon of post-Thanksgiving turkey stock in my refrigerator, which can only mean one thing — it’s soup time! Whether you’re like me and looking for a delicious recipe to highlight homemade stock, or just looking for a…

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Fantastic Wine with Turkey Pairings

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner, and that perennial question keeps popping into mind: what is the best wine with turkey? Does red wine pair with turkey? Is white wine best with turkey? How do you pair Thanksgiving side dishes and wine? Moreover, you aren’t looking for just any…

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The Best Grapes are Green: Kendall-Jackson and Net Impact Join Forces

Since 1982, Kendall-Jackson has been celebrated for crafting consistent, quality wines from California’s greatest cool, coastal mountains, ridges and benchland vineyards – so ubiquitous that our Vintner’s Reserve has been the number one selling Chardonnay for the past 25 years running; well worthy of the moniker “America’s favorite Chardonnay.” We’re…

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Mini Chicken Pot Pies with Rosemary Crust

A chill in the air. The scent of dried leaves and burning firewood. Early sunsets and cozy sweaters. Is it just me or do the season’s most charming attributes have a way of creating the perfect backdrop for belly-warming comfort food? (It might just be me because I happen to…

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Sweet Potato Hummus with Kale Pesto & Fall Crudités

It’s the moment than many of us have been anticipating for weeks — the holiday season is finally upon us! And while the arrival holiday season holds multiple meanings, many of them unique to each of us and our own family traditions, it universally means one thing: food. Between the…

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