Wine and Food Pairing

Each month, Carolyn Joy of Joy Wine and Spirits teams up with a  Denver chef to provide a pairing of wine and food. Recipes and wine selections are listed on this page. The focus is on our Colorado community, area restaurants and complementary wines


Wine and Food Pairing
11:05 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Jax Fish House's Seared New England Sea Scallops with Gruner Veltliner Heiligenstein

Chef Sheila Lucero's Seared New England Sea Scallops with roasted salsify, Hazel Dell mushrooms, sea beans, and Crescenza Mornay sauce.
Serves 4
8 each U-10 count sea scallops
2 T vegetable oil
1 T butter
salt and pepper
Season scallops with salt and pepper and keep refrigerated until ready to use.
Mornay Sauce
3 T butter
3 T flour
2 cups milk
ground white pepper
pinch of nut meg
½ cup Bellwether Farms Crescenza cheese

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Wine and Food Pairing
10:05 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Gaetano's Pesce All Sardinia, served with Livio Felluga Sauvignon Blanc

Gaetano's Pesce Alla Sardinia
6 oz Wahoo fish  
5 ea Green Sicilian olives  
1 tsp Capers
2 oz Potatoes diced blanched  
1 tsp fresh sliced garlic  
1 oz olive oil 
1oz Julienne Red Pepper
3 oz Heirloom cherry tomato
3 oz/fl Clam juice
1 oz/fl White wine
2 ea Julienne Fresh basil
1 tbsp shallots
4 oz fresh spinach 
1/2 tsp fresh garlic
 1/4 oz butter
salt & black pepper to taste
1/2 oz olive oil

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