Turkey legs have become a staple of music festivals. These have a sticky ginger glaze.
Pairing: Spicy Alsatian Gewürztraminer: 2007 Schlumberger Les Princes Abbés.
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Grating plum tomatoes for Catalan fish stew makes an instant puree. Cooking the tomato puree with serrano ham and olives adds layers of flavors to the stew.
Pairing: Godello: 2009 Finca OS Cobatos Monterrei or 2009 A Coroa.
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George Mendes's signature dish includes poached duck breast and homemade duck confit. Buy the confit instead, and forgo the breast.
Pairing: Spicy, blackberry-rich Portuguese red: 2007 Álvaro Castro Tinto Dão.
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Do lasagna cupcakes sound like a great idea or just plain wrong? Either way, they're part of a savory cupcake trend—but feel free to call them mini lasagnas, too.
Pairing: Bright, rich Chardonnay: 2008 Patz & Hall Dutton Ranch.
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