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What's the best dish to drink red wine with?

asked by @amandahesser almost 5 years ago
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added almost 5 years ago

i'd say something hearty & stew-y, especially as we approach the winter months. maybe osso bucco? or a lamb stew?

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added almost 5 years ago

I love a good beef stew or beef burgundy a la Jacques Pepin.

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AEC
added almost 5 years ago

Other than oatmeal, what ISN'T?

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added almost 5 years ago

I like AEC's answer. But seriously, it depends on the red wine. Is it dry, sweet, fruity, high alcohol? With a nice Bordeaux style wine I like to braise meat like shortribs or beef cheeks in the same wine that I will be drinking. I like to drink a Rhone varietal with lamb , like Syrah. The spices and herbs that you cook the meat with will also make a big difference.

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added almost 5 years ago

Steak frites. But really, anything.

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added almost 5 years ago

Amanda Hesser's daube de bouef, adapted from Julia Child. See Amanda's book called 'Cooking for Mr. Latte' for the recipe.