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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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Cherry Berry Pie

Ingredients 1 (10-ounce) package frozen raspberries, thawed 1 (20-ounce) can pitted cherries 1/2 cup St. James Winery Blackberry Wine 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon salt few drops red food coloring pastry for a 2 crust, 9 inch pie Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Drain raspberries and cherries, reserve 1/2 cup of syrup.…

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Cherry Holiday Ham

Ingredients 1 baking bag 1 ham, cut on top diagonally both ways about 1/2” deep 1-1/2 cup brown sugar 1 (24-ounce) can whole pitted sour cherries, drained whole cloves 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/8 cup powdered sugar 1 bottle St. James Winery Cherry Wine 1 (14-ounce) can cranberry sauce Instructions Preheat oven to 325°F. Rub…

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Cherry Pork Chops

Ingredients 2 boneless pork loin chops, about 1-inch thick salt freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 1/3 to 1/2 cup dried tart cherries 3 tablespoons St. James Winery Cherry Wine 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar dried red pepper flakes, to taste Instructions Season pork…

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Cherry Fudge Cake

Ingredients 1 (18.25-ounce) devil’s food cake mix 1 can cherry pie filling 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup milk 5 tablespoons butter 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips Instructions Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat cake mix, pie filling, eggs, and extract with an electric mixer at low speed 20 seconds,…

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St. James Winery Lemonade

  Ingredients 1 bottle St. James Winery Strawberry Wine 1 pitcher pink lemonade or lemonade mint leaves for garnish sliced strawberries for garnish lemon slices for garnish Instructions Combine wine and lemonade in a lemonade dispenser. Float fruit slices in the container. Stir together to blend flavors. Stir in tall frosted glasses Garnish with mint…

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Fruit and Wine Glazed Meatballs

  Meatball Ingredients 2 pounds lean ground beef 1 onion, diced 1-1/2 cups breadcrumbs 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 2 eggs 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped Glaze Ingredients 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup dried cherries 1/2 cup raisins 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped fine 1 cup St. James Winery Cherry…

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Holiday Highball

by Rich Trippler, Bartender & Mixologist at Bleu Restaurant & Wine Bar Ingredients 2 ounces St. James Winery Cherry Wine 1 ounce gin 1/2 ounce sweetened lime juice St. James Winery Sparkling Blush (or sparkling apple juice) Instructions Pour wine, gin, and sweetened lime juice on the rocks in a tall glass. Top with sparkling…

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