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Pairing of the Day: January 24-28, 2011

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Braised Pork with Clams

George Mendes updates this classic Iberian combination by adding pickled vegetables. At Aldea, he makes his own pickles a day in advance; the version here calls for giardiniera, the jarred pickled-vegetable mix.

Pairing: Robust Portuguese red: 2007 José Maria da Fonseca Domini.

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