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Chef Ron’s Lamb Meatballs

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Syrah Chef Ron Jardon has been the chef for all of our winemaker's dinners since our first dinner in the vineyard in 2009. His delicious recipes and knack for wine pairings has showcased our various vintages spectacularly and given us greater insight into the nuances of each wine. Using lamb from Desert Weyr farms across the road [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Appetizers|0 Comments

Salt-Baked Sea Trout

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Pinot Gris While our family eats very little meat, we have a particular fondness for fish. Salt-baking is one of the few ways that we've found to cook fish without it drying out, and is easy enough for us to attempt after a long day in the vineyard. This recipe works with Salmon, Rainbow Trout, [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Entrees|0 Comments

Elk Wellington

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Reserve Merlot Every year for a few weeks in late September and early October, our little valley sees an influx of hunters. With their bright orange caps and camouflage vests, they trek out into the aptly-named West Elks Mountains and return with their year's supply of elk and venison, then swap stories in our tasting [...]

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: Entrees|0 Comments

Brent’s Almond Asparagus

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Chardonnay In the early spring, asparagus grows wild in the ditches and pastures surrounding the vineyards. When the time is right our family makes a yearly foraging excursion to collect asparagus from the surrounding area. Several pounds of asparagus are collected, washed and chopped. Then winemaker Brent works his kitchen magic with this delicious [...]

By | January 1st, 2016|Categories: Appetizers|0 Comments

The Garden Mongolian

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Gewurztraminer Using our family's Norwegian lefse griddle, we turn our kitchen into a temporary Mongolian grill, with everyone gathered around the hot griddle to cook their personal selections from our garden. This is a great meal to showcase your finds at a local farmer's market, or the produce of your own garden. Make plenty [...]

By | July 26th, 2015|Categories: Entrees|0 Comments

Spicy Shrimp and Asparagus

Pairs with Stone Cottage Cellars Pinot Gris Shrimp and garlic with a little bit of spice and the refreshing crunch of fresh asparagus make this the perfect pairing for our summery Pinot Gris. This is one of our favorite outdoor meals, to be eaten at sunset beneath the maple trees in our front yard. Serve with pasta for a [...]

By | July 19th, 2015|Categories: Entrees|0 Comments