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August 28, 2016 – Colio Lake and River 2015 Moonlight White with Grilled Garlic Cajun Shrimp Skewers.

. August 28, 2016
August 28, 2016 – Colio Lake and River 2015 Moonlight White with Grilled Garlic Cajun Shrimp Skewers.

It’s not over yet!   Make the sun setting on summer sweeter! Upgrade your end of summer cookout with Colio’s Moonlight White… Agh… Cheers!   Vegetables from Lee and Marias Market Grilled Garlic Cajun Shrimp Skewers Ingredients : 1/2 cup (8 Tbsp) unsalted butter 4 cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 1 Tbsp cajun spice (provides light heat; […]

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August 21, 2016 – FRANK Old Comrade Ambler Ale with Jerk Chicken.

. August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016 – FRANK Old Comrade Ambler Ale with Jerk Chicken.

Summer’s not over yet!   Plan the final stretch of summer with Amber Ale from Frank Brewing Co! This duo is made for grilling & chilling…just add friends!! Produce from Lee and Marias Market Spicy Thai Cucumber Salad Recipe Ingredients For the Salad: 2 Seedless Cucumbers 2 Large Carrots 3 Green Onions ¼ cup Peanuts […]

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August 14, 2016 – Look What’s Brewin’ at Essex County Wineries.

. August 14, 2016
August 14, 2016 – Look What’s Brewin’ at Essex County Wineries.

Q the Brew! Summer is here and so is local beer!! Raise your glass & stay tuned! Cheers!!

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August 7, 2016 – D’Angelo Estate Winery 2013 Vidal Late Harvest with Local Fruit.

. August 7, 2016
August 7, 2016 – D’Angelo Estate Winery 2013 Vidal Late Harvest with Local Fruit.

Go for Gold! Chill & cheer with D’Angelo Late Harvest Riesling! Better than being in Rio! Fruit from Lee and Marias Market   2013 VQA Late Harvest Vidal This luscious dessert wine was made with Vidal grapes that were left on the vine until the temperature dipped to -7 degrees C, hand-picked at night and […]

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July 31, 2016 – Paglione Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay with Fried Mozzarella Caprese Salad.

. July 31, 2016
July 31, 2016 – Paglione Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay with Fried Mozzarella Caprese Salad.

Outdoor entertaining? Your guests will love this pairing with Paglione Chardonnay & this easy, breezy caprese salad. Perfect for a quick summer get together! Tomatoes supplied by Lee and Marias Market Fried Mozzarella Caprese Salad   Ingredients •8 ounce ball of fresh mozzarella 1 egg 1/2 cup of bread crumbs* 1/4 cup of flour** 1/2 […]

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July 24, 2016 – Aleksander Estate Winery 2012 Baco Noir with Sausage and Potatoes.

. July 24, 2016
July 24, 2016 – Aleksander Estate Winery 2012 Baco Noir with Sausage and Potatoes.

Wine Down! Aleksander’s Baco Noir classes up this no sweat summer meal! Cheers, summer is here!   Potatoes from Lee and Maria’s Market Inspired by One-Pan Roasted Sausage, Potatoes, and Onions   Ingredients 4-5 chicken sausage links 3 large potatoes cut into ½ inch cubes 1 medium onion, quartered, layers separated 2 tablespoons of olive […]

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July 17, 2016 – Mastronardi Estate Winery 2013 Dolce Vita with Local Berries.

. July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016 – Mastronardi Estate Winery 2013 Dolce Vita with Local Berries.

Now is the Time! Summer’s here, gather friends & live easy with Mastronardi’s Dolce Vita!! Salute! Mastronardi 2013 Dolce Vita recently won double Gold goes great with local berries from Lee and Maria’s Market. Lee and Maria’s Market   The story of Lee & Maria’s began in late 1978 when the young couple purchased an […]

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July 10, 2016 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay with Potato Rosemary Pizza.

. July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016 – Colchester Ridge Estate Winery 2014 Chardonnay with Potato Rosemary Pizza.

Happy 10th Birthday Crew!! No better way to celebrate than with an outdoor pizza party starring Crew Chardonnay!! Cheers to many more! All local Ingredients Potato Rosemary Pizza  2 medium size red potatoes (or whatever potatoes you have on hand) Olive oil fresh rosemary fresh thyme salt and pepper CREW 2014 Chardonnay

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July 1, 2016 – Happy Canada Day from Essex County Wineries with Maple Bacon Skewers.

. July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016 – Happy Canada Day from Essex County Wineries with Maple Bacon Skewers.

Happy Birthday Canada! Bust out your red & white to celebrate our awesome country in style with one of your favourite Essex County Wines! We suggest you add some bacon & maple! Cheers!

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June 26, 2016 – Pelee 2014 LOLA Sparkling Wine with Strawberry Goat Cheese Crostini.

. June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016 – Pelee 2014 LOLA Sparkling Wine with Strawberry Goat Cheese Crostini.

Hey there Summer! Summer…meet Lola from Pelee Island Winery! What a wonderful way to chill! Strawberries compliments of Lee and Marias Market.   Strawberry Goat Cheese Crostini Ingredients 1 baguette, cut in 1/2″ slices 3 tbsp olive oil 6 oz goat cheese 1 pint strawberries, stems removed a thinly sliced balsamic reduction  small handful mint […]

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