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    Recipes,  Wine: Chardonnay

    Bookshelf Wines’ Swordfish Piccata with Storybook Cellars 2019 Chardonnay

    Swordfish Piccata with Bookshelf Wines’ Storytime Cellars 2019 Chardonnay.About 20 minutes. Storytime Cellars 2019 Chardonnay is a fruitier and leaner Chardonnay than our Bookshelf Wines Chardonnay, its an unoaked wine that shows hints of tropical fruit like starfruit and pineapple. Pair it with dishes such as this this Swordfish Piccata. The crispness of the wines goes well with delicate foods. Plan ahead to serve with wilted greens, mashed potatoes, and asparagus. Pour a glass of wine and review the recipe. Pour another glass of wine and begin… For the swordfish picatta you will need: 3 Swordfish steaks1/2 cup Bookshelf Wines’ Storytime Cellars 2019 Chardonnay to cook with too1/2 cup flour…

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    The Holidays are Coming…

    Stock Your Cellar for the Holidays Yes, 2020 is coming to an end! We know you will be celebrating close to home. Take advantage of our virtual Stock Your Cellar Specials that we are continuing through November and December.  Give Bookshelf Wines as gifts, or enjoy with family and friends at holiday dinners.  We are offering free shipping on cases through the holidays.  This special is not available online.  Call or text us (530) 400-7654 or email us on the Contact Us tab or send an email to bookshelfwines2@gmail.com.   Don’t forget to follow us on facebook.  We feature specials, food and wine pairing suggestions, and book reviews!  Send us your…

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    Recipes,  Wine: Viognier

    Creamy Truffle Mashed Potatoes, Served With Turkey, and Bookshelf Wine’s Viognier!

    You know what’s insanely good? …Creamy Truffle Mashed Potatoes… …using White Truffle infused California Olive oil, served with Turkey, and Bookshelf Wine’s Viognier! Do This: Use 5 lbs russet potatoes, peeled and cubed into 1 inch pieces¼ cup milk4 tablespoons White Truffle Olive Oil2 tablespoons salted butter1 teaspoon salt1 1/2 teaspoons pepper½ teaspoon garlic powder1/2 cup sour cream Bring potatoes to a boil until fork tender. Once tender, strain them. As potatoes are straining, take the same pot and return it to the stove. Add milk and butter. Heat until butter melts. Whisk in the Truffle Olive Oil. Add the potatoes and seasonings, add sour cream. Beat on high with…

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    An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving.

    AN OLD-FASHIONED THANKSGIVING.BY LOUISA M. ALCOTT SIXTY years ago, up among the New Hampshire hills, lived Farmer Bassett, with a house full of sturdy sons and daughters growing up about him. They were poor in money, but rich in land and love, for the wide acres of wood, corn, and pasture land fed, warmed, and clothed the flock, while mutual patience, affection, and courage made the old farm-house a very happy home. November had come; the crops were in, and barn, buttery, and bin were overflowing with the harvest that rewarded the summer’s hard work. The big kitchen was a jolly place just now, for in the great fire-place roared…

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    Here’s A Halloween Story To Share With Your Friends! …And Because Wine!

    The Cask of Amontillado By Edgar Allan Poe The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. You, who so well know the nature of my soul, will not suppose, however, that I gave utterance to a threat. At length I would be avenged; this was a point definitely settled, but the very definitiveness with which it was resolved, precluded the idea of risk. I must not only punish, but punish with impunity. A wrong is unredressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. It is equally unredressed when the avenger fails to make himself felt as such to him…