Velvet Red Jelly

Ingredients 2 cups St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 2 cups sugar 1 (1.75-ounce) box fruit pectin Instructions Combine wine and sugar in a sauce pan. Heat over medium for 3 to 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves completely. Stir. Sugar must be completely dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in fruit pectin. Pour into jelly…

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Velvet Red Red Velvet Cake

Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons cocoa 2-1/2 cups flour 2 ounces red food coloring 1 teaspoon vinegar 1 cup buttermilk Frosting Ingredients 1 cup St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 1 cup sugar 1 cup margarine 5 tablespoons…

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Velvet White Peach Cake

Cake Ingredients 1 (18.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix 1 (29-ounce) can sliced peaches, well drained (reserve 2 teaspoons juice for frosting) 3/4 cup St. James Winery Velvet White Wine 3 eggs Frosting Instructions 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar, sifted 2 teaspoons reserved peach juice 1 teaspoon almond flavoring Cake Instructions Preheat over to 350°F. Mix cake…

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Velvet White Bundt Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup St. James Winery Velvet White Wine 1 (18.25-ounce) box cake mix (yellow or white) 1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts) 1 (3.4-ounce) box vanilla instant pudding 4 eggs 1/2 cup cold water Glaze Ingredients 1/2 cup St. James Winery Velvet White Wine 1/2 cup butter or margarine 3/4 cup granulated sugar…

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Deluxe Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Pat Finkes, Steelville, Missouri Third Place, Missouri State Fair 2013 Cooking With Missouri Wine Ingredients 3 tablespoons butter 3 fresh basil leaves, finely sliced 4 slices bread 1 tablespoon bacon grease 1/2 cup chopped onions 6 baby belle or button mushrooms, sliced 1 1/2 cups St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 1 cup beef stock…

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Gazpacho Coleslaw

Ingredients 6 cups thinly sliced cabbage 1 cup cucumber, chopped 1 cup tomato, chopped 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup scallions, 2-inch julienne cut 2/3 cup spicy vegetable juice cocktail 1/4 cup St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions Combine…

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Dark Cherry and Cranberry Compote

Ingredients 1/2 cup St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 1-1/2 cups fresh cranberries 2 three-inch strips lemon rind 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen pitted dark sweet cherries 2/3 cup sugar 3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Instructions Combine the first four ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat: cook 10 minutes or until fruit is soft,…

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Clarence’s Party Punch

by Rich Trippler, Bartender & Mixologist at Bleu Restaurant & Wine Bar Ingredients 1 bottle St. James Winery Velvet Red Wine 1 cups dark rum 2 cans premium ginger ale juice of one orange juice of one lemon Instructions Chill all the ingredients beforehand. Mix together in a large punch bowl or suitable container to…

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Harvester’s Punch

Ingredients one bottle St. James Winery Velvet White Wine 2 1/4 cups fresh orange juice 1/4 cup lime juice ice for serving lime or orange for garnish Instructions In a large pitcher, mix a bottle of Velvet White with the fresh orange juice and lime juice. Refrigerate for approximately 2 hours until chilled. Serving Suggestion…

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Festive Pumpkin Squares

Ingredients 2 tablespoons St. James Winery Velvet White Wine 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 1 (29-ounce) can pumpkin 3-1/2 cups flour, sifted 1-1/4 teaspoon salt 4 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ginger 2 teaspoons baking soda 1-1/2 cups walnuts, chopped 3/4 cup raisins 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Instructions Preheat…

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