Pioneer Chili

Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 chopped green bell pepper 1 chopped small white onion 1 tablespoon garlic, minced 1 (1.25 ounce) package chili seasoning mix 2 tablespoons chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 (16-ounce) can diced tomatoes 1 (16-ounce) can ranch-style pinto beans…

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Pioneer Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients 1/2 cup St. James Winery Pioneer White Wine 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup minced shallots 1/4 cup minced celery 2 tablespoons flour 1-1/2 cups half and half, heated 1 cup mascarpone cheese 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1/2 cup asiago cheese 3/4 pound macaroni, cooked and drained dash hot sauce coarse salt…

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Pioneer Chicken Pasta

Ingredients 1/4 cup St. James Winery Pioneer White Wine 1 (8-ounce) package fettuccine noodles 2 cloves garlic 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips 1/2 yellow bell pepper, sliced thinly 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced thinly 3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan…

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Smothered Chicken

Ingredients 4 tablespoons olive oil (split) 1 (6-ounce) bag fresh spinach 6 – 8 chicken cutlets (thin) flour for dredging 1 – 2 shallots finely diced 8 ounces – 1 pound mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup St. James Winery Pioneer White Wine 1 cup chicken broth (1 cube chicken bouillon optional) 8…

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Pioneer Roast Beef

Ingredients 1 beef roast 1 cup beef broth or water 1 cup St. James Winery Pioneer Red Wine 2 cloves garlic 1 (1.25-ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix Instructions Combine all ingredients in a crock-pot. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Variations You may substitute 2 cups St. James Country Red for the…

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Pasta Putanesca

Ingredients 1/4 cup St. James Winery Pioneer Red Wine 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon shallots, chopped 1 (28-ounce) can peeled tomatoes 1/2 (2-ounce) tin anchovies 1/4 cup of capers, rinsed 3/4 cup green olives, halved 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 (16-ounce) box penne…

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Apple-Cinnamon Sangria

Ingredients 1/2 cup each dried apples, cranberries, and raisins 6 dried apricots, cut into slivers 1/4 cup brandy 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 vanilla bean, slit lengthwise 1 short stick cinnamon 1 bottle St. James Winery Pioneer Red Wine 2 cups club soda Instructions Stir together the dried fruit, brandy, honey, vanilla bean, and cinnamon in…

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Elegant Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients 2 pounds boneless pork tenderloin 1/2 cup St. James Winery Pioneer Red Wine 1/4 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1 large onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil fresh or dry sage, to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Season pork with salt and pepper. In an ovenproof skillet heat the oil and brown the…

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