Recipes

Meyer Lemon and Lemon Verbena Ice Cream

Lemon verbena, which grows just outside our kitchen door, is reinforced in this homemade ice cream recipe by Meyer lemon. If lemon verbena is not available, plant some immediately. Ingredients 3 cups organic heavy cream 1 cup organic whole milk 1 cup lemon verbena leaves, packed 1 cup sugar 7 egg yolks 1 whole egg […]

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Marinated Goat Cheese with Citrus, Olive Oil and Herbs

One of our favorite appetizers to serve at dinner parties, this flavorful cheese course recipe can be adapted year-round by changing citrus with the seasons. It makes for a lovely food pairing with crisp white wines like Jordan Chardonnay. Ingredients ¼ lb aged Cypress Grove Midnight Moon goat cheese (Manchego may be substituted) 4 broadly […]

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Maine Lobster with Chanterelle Mushroom Yuzu Sauce and Fingerling Potatoes

A savory dish that captures the progression of flavors from summer to fall, this rich, flavorful recipe creates a memorable food pairing for medium-bodied white wines like Jordan Chardonnay. If chanterelle mushrooms are not available, Maitake or Royal Trumpet may be substituted. Ingredients For the Lobster 2 gallons water 2 cups Jordan Chardonnay ½ cup […]

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Jamón Reserva With Dried Sonoma Fruit Salad

The finest of all Spanish hams, Jamón ibérico de belotta is complemented by the simplicity of local Sonoma fruit and aged sherry vinegar. The subtle depth and warmth of this appetizer recipe bursts to life when paired with the elegant fruit expression and lively acidity of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients ¼ pound Jamón ibérico de […]

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Hawaiian Red Snapper Tiradito

Our Hawaiian Tiradito incorporates my childhood memories of both Polynesian and Chinese cuisine. This refreshing and honest recipe is an homage to my home state of Hawaii; it makes for the perfect first course at a summer dinner or even passed as an hors d’œuvre. The cuisines of Hawaii, Peru and even Baja (fish tacos) […]

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Grilled Sonoma Lamb Skewers with Blackberry Sauce

This hors d’oeuvre is the definition of effortless elegance. The bright berry sauce and smoky grilled lamb make this the perfect appetizer recipe for pairing with Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. Ingredients 1 boneless lamb loin, 8-10 ounces 2 inches of grapevine cuttings (any fruit wood may be substituted) 1 cup blackberry or huckleberry juice 1 clove black garlic, minced (roasted […]

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Garden Vegetable Medley with Roasted Hazelnut Vinaigrette

This vegetarian recipe, served warm with lots of flavor and depth, elevates the concept of comfort food by highlighting fresh, seasonal vegetables. The rich hazelnut flavors of the vinaigrette highlight the bright acidity in our Jordan Chardonnay. INGREDIENTS 6 baby turnips, trimmed and peeled 1 leek (dime sized), cut into 1” rounds ½ cup English […]

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Grilled Cornish Game Hens

Summer is the season for sharing meals from the grill. Friends and family will quickly gather for these butterflied Cornish game hens paired with roasted vegetables, a simple side salad and Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. The herbs and charred skin on the bird makes an intriguing food pairing with a Bordeaux-style red wine. Ingredients 6 Cornish […]

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Ginger and Black Bean Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Infuse your own extra virgin olive oil at home that is perfect for vinaigrette dressing or drizzling over fish to finish a main course. Buy some tiny mason jars, and this infused oil recipe also makes for a great gift idea. Ingredients 1 cup Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup green scallions, sliced* 3 […]

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Garden Vegetable Medley with Roasted Hazelnut Vinaigrette

This vegetarian recipe, served warm with lots of flavor and depth, elevates the concept of comfort food by highlighting fresh, seasonal vegetables. The rich hazelnut flavors of the vinaigrette highlight the bright acidity in our Jordan Chardonnay.   Ingredients 6 baby turnips, trimmed and peeled 1 leek (dime sized), cut into 1” rounds ½ cup […]

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