Food Pairing

Never worry about whether you’re serving the right wine with your meal again! Check out our recipes for great dishes, and the perfect wines to accompany them. From pasta dishes to meat entrees to desserts, you’ll be serving your family and friends in gourmet style when you count on Bremer’s Wine & Liquor to keep you informed!


Ever wonder what type of wine will go best with your favorite Utica original foods? We’ve put together a quick guide for you so you can eat these local foods all summer long paired with the perfect wine. Utica Greens Try them with an Orvieto, Pinot Noir or Valpolicella Orvieto Ruffino Orvieto Pinot Noir Diora…

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Whether you have a few guests coming or what feels like the whole neighborhood, picking out wine for Thanksgiving dinner (maybe the most anticipated meal of the year) is no easy task. Everyone has different tastes and their is normally a complex array of side dishes happening at one time. But don’t let this stress…

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7 Wines for 7 fish

If you celebrate Christmas Eve in an Italian household there is a good chance your table is filled with many different kinds of fish. If you’re wondering what type of wine will pair best, we recommend a light white wine or a very light red wine. Opici Vino Bianco – $9.99 “The Marche region of…

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Lemon Garlic Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients 8 ounces Linguine Pasta 2 Tablespoons olive oil 6 Tablespoons butter 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1¼ pound large shrimp salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon italian seasoning 4 cups baby spinach ½ cup parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Beef Stew and Cheesy Mashed Potatos

Ingredients 4 Top Round Steaks 2 Ounces Cheddar Cheese 3 Carrots 1½ Pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes 1 Bunch Parsley 1 Bunch Thyme 4 Tablespoons Butter 3 Tablespoons Beef Demi-Glace 2 Tablespoons Tomato Paste 2 Tablespoons Crème Fraîche 3 Tablespoons Beef Stew Spice Blend (All-Purpose Flour, Garlic Powder, Yellow Mustard Powder & Sweet Paprika)

Grilled Tilapia Bowls with Chipotle Avocado Crema

Ingredients Tilapia Seasoning: 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of garlic powder ½ teaspoon of salt ¼ teaspoon of pepper 2 large tilapia filets Chipotle Avocado Crema: ½ cup of plain Greek yogurt juice of one lime 1 large avocado 1 garlic clove 1 chipotle pepper {from a…

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Skirt Steak with Truffle Oil Parmesan Fries

Ingredients 1½ pounds skirt steak 1 tablespoon olive oil Sea salt and cracked black pepper 1 bag (16oz) frozen french fries ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese 1-2 tablespoons truffle oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary

Greek Tortellini Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 frozen (16 ounces) cheese-filled tortellini 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 3/4 cup kalamata olives, halved or sliced 1 cup feta cheese Optional: fresh parsley For Dressing: 1 lemon 1/4 cup +2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon white…

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Spiced Corn on the Cob

Ingredients 6 ears corn, unhusked 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 teaspoons chili powder 1/4 cup grated cotija cheese 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro leaves Juice of 2 limes

Balsamic Watermelon Feta Salad

Ingredients For the dressing: 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar Salt and pepper 1/4 cup olive oil For the salad: 1 (5-pound) watermelon, cut into bite-sized chunks 6 cups fresh spinach or arugula 1 red onion onion, thinly sliced 2/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled 1/2 cup slivered almonds 2 tablespoons chopped fresh…

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