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Pairing Wine with Spicy Food…Do’s and Don’ts

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Chow.com has posted an article about pairing wine with spicy food that goes beyond the standard recommendation of “sweet and white.” Wine and spirits specialist Jordan MacKay recommends selecting a wine with a flavor profile that compliments the characteristics of the specific chile being used in a dish. And that wine could even be red. Read more:  “On Pairing Wine …

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Featured Recipe: Chorizo Bacon Rub

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What could be better in a breakfast burrito than chorizo-flavored bacon? One of the stars of our April issue is bacon, as we share a great how-to article about homemade bacon. I know this sounds daunting, but Mark Masker’s easy illustrated directions will have you dabbling in the tasty art of charcuterie before you can say “pork belly.” 2 tablespoons …