• Linguine with Clams

    27 days ago - By Williams Sonoma

    Preparing this quick and comforting dish, redolent of garlic, herbs and wine, is one of our favorite ways to celebrate National Pasta Day. When buying clams, they should smell like the ocean, be tightly closed and not be chipped or cracked. It is also important to discard any clams that do not close to the touch when raw, or that do not open after cooking.
    Linguine with Clams
    Ingredients
    Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 lb. linguine 4 Tbs. olive oil, plus more for drizzling 6 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 bottle clam juice 5 dozen littleneck clams, scrubbed and...
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  • Celebrate Port Wine Day!

    Celebrate Port Wine Day!

    27 days ago - By Passionate Foodie

    "Port is the greatest poetry in wine."
    - Francisca Van Zeller
    Today is Port Wine Day , an annual, worldwide celebration of the wonders of Port. This is the fifth such celebration and September 10 was chosen as the annual date as it is the day when Port's designation of origin was created back in 1756. Today is a day to enjoy a glass of Port , to learn more about this delightful fortified wine, and to spread the word to others.
    As a Cavaleiro in the Confraria do Vinho do Porto , a Knight in the Brotherhood of Port Wine, it is my responsibility to promote Port consumption, to be a passionate...
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