AUTUMN SQUASH AND CARAMELIZED ONION TART

AUTUMN SQUASH AND CARAMELIZED ONION TART

HOLIDAY RECIPE FROM THE VINE CLIFF KITCHEN Just in time for the Holidays! Estate Chef Tom Stafford shares the Autumn Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart recipe, a seasonal favorite at our St. Helena Tasting Room. This recipe is shared at the request of  our Vine Cliff Wine Club members. Ingredients: Crust: 1 cup whole wheat

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Sofrito As A Flavoring Base For Cooking

Sofrito As A Flavoring Base For Cooking

Sofrito in Spanish, Soffrito in Italian –  Flavoring Base Chef Tom Stafford Favors for his Spanish and Italian Dishes The Vine Cliff Tasting Room in St. Helena stocks in its Chef’s Corner home-made pickles, jams and now Sofrito Sauce, used as a flavoring base for cooking. Sofrito is a multi-purpose flavoring base used a lot

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Verjus Poached Pears

Verjus Poached Pears

A Recipe with Verjus and Poached Pears I love Poached Pears served on top of a salad with a nice topping of blue cheese. I prefer poaching with verjus because of the heightened acid. I also love these on top of ice cream for dessert. I reduce the poaching liquid to a syrup consistency and

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