Posts Tagged ‘cooking demonstration’

How to make dry rub base; recipe for three ethnic spice rubs

by on June 5, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

Ethnic spice rub dry rub recipe

We are fortunate in Sonoma wine country to be able to fire up the terrace grill almost year-round, but summer is still the season when we grill the most–and stock up on my favorite, ethnic dry rub blends to get us through the season. In this video, I demonstrate how to make the Jordan house [...]

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Infused olive oil recipe video: how to infuse oils for a garnish or gift

by on April 25, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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Homemade infused olive oil is one of my favorite gifts for dinner parties, Mother’s Day or “just because.” Learn how to infuse your own oils at home with this video. Using these tips and techniques, you’ll learn how to make infused olive oil with Asian flavors and grapeseed oil with citrus. Both are perfect for vinaigrette dressing [...]

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How to make chocolate truffles: video demonstration and recipe

by on February 6, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

Jordan Winery chocolate truffles soft ganache recipe

It’s that time of year when people across the world celebrate love and indulge in chocolate. Each week in the Jordan kitchen, I make homemade chocolate truffles and thought I’d share my favorite chocolate recipes in this demonstration video. With a few essential tools, tips and ingredients, you’ll find that making chocolate truffles isn’t so hard after all. Jordan [...]

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How to make dry rub pork shoulder for your summer parties

by on June 27, 2012 in Featured, From the Kitchen


One of my favorite meals to cook for backyard parties during summer is a slow-roasted pork shoulder crusted in homemade dry rub. While you’re outside enjoying the weather with friends and family, your meal can be slowly cooking in the oven all day long–and ready to be served when you get home. In this video, I [...]

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Simple appetizer recipe: olive oil and citrus marinated goat cheese

by on June 18, 2012 in Featured, From the Kitchen

goat cheese appetizer

When entertaining at home, one of my favorite appetizers to serve at dinner parties is aged goat cheese marinated with Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil, seasonal citrus, spices and fresh herbs. This recipe is easy to make and has a very elegant presentation; it can be made a day in advance to save time, and [...]

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How to make French Macarons: cookie recipe ideas and tips

by on December 13, 2011 in From the Kitchen

French Macaroons Cookies_Jordan Winery

Looking for new cookie recipes for your cookie exchange, gifts or dinner party? Our resident videographer asked me to share one of my favorite cookie recipes, and I picked French Macarons. In this video, you’ll find tips and techniques for baking these delicate cookies, which aren’t as difficult to make as one might think. The key is [...]

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