Mother’s Day is important for mothers, grandmothers and step-mothers. Over the years I have written about Mother’s Day ideas. Many of the blogs are about recipes that you can create to show someone special that you really care. However some of the blogs are about visiting a winery with your mom or possible gift ideas.
In one blog I wrote: “For those who live hours away perhaps on the opposite coast, other wine related ideas include sending a gift basket with a bottle of wine, a box of candy with chocolate filled with wine/Port, or perhaps something as simple as a wine bottle opener that is easy to use.
Mothers who enjoy spending time in the kitchen may like a special olive oil. Some olive oils are available with an infusion of fruit.”
Check out some of these Mother’s Day blogs on the Wine …
This year celebrate Mother’s Day by spending some time in the kitchen to create a tasty dish for your special Mother. Wine Trail Traveler offers an assortment of recipes but also has specific recipe suggestions for Mother’s Day.
Below we have added a recipe from Ocean Mist Farms for Instant Pot Lemon and Herb White Wine Artichokes. If your Mom enjoys artichokes try this recipe out.
If you don’t live close enough to cook for your special Mother, be sure to give her a call this Mother’s Day.
Instant Pot Lemon and Herb White Wine Artichokes
1/2 c white wine
2 thyme sprigs
2 rosemary sprigs
1/2 stick of butter
2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp minced thyme
1/2 tsp minced rosemary
Cut the top one third of artichokes off and trim bottom stem flush …
With Easter Sunday approaching so quickly, deciding what to serve for dinner can be daunting for those who are experiencing hosting Easter dinner at their home for the first time. Others experienced in hosting Easter dinner may want to offer a different entrée or side dish for everyone to enjoy.
If you are looking for a unique recipe for the day, consider one of the recipes from the Wine Trail Traveler website’s recipe section and/or look at some of our suggestions for Easter.
If you are planning on serving lamb for Easter, check out this recipe from Schug Carneros Estate Winery in California.
Sirloin Lamb Roast with a Cabernet-Olive-Roasted Pepper Jus
1nicely trimmed boneless sirloin lamb roastapprox. 2 lbs., tied with string (your butcher can do this for you)