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Duck Confit Recipe: Substitute Olive Oil for Duck Fat
Eat & Drink / Featured / November 25, 2014

In the Jordan Winery kitchen, there is always a batch of duck confit in some stage of preparation. One of the key ingredients in a traditional duck confit recipe is the duck fat, which isn’t […]

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Dry Rub Pork or Turkey: Holiday Dinner Recipe Ideas
Eat & Drink / October 31, 2014

Homemade dry rubs bring an unexpected, exotic taste to your holiday dinner table. In this video, I demonstrate how to make the Jordan dry rub base recipe, which can be quickly and easily adapted into […]

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Citrus Spiced Chicken Wings Recipe for Super Bowl Parties
Eat & Drink / Featured / January 16, 2014

Friends of Jordan Winery know that owner John Jordan is a die-hard Denver Broncos fan. After founding The John Jordan Foundation two years ago, he started a tradition of hosting a Super Bowl party for […]

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Fall Dessert Recipe: Dried Fuyu Persimmons, Dulcey Blond Chocolate, Sea Salt
Eat & Drink / Fun & Festive / November 12, 2013

This year’s bumper crop from our garden’s persimmon tree inspired this simple, delicious dessert made with dried persimmons and blond chocolate. The presentation alone makes these little delicacies perfect for dinner parties this holiday season (or even […]

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Jordan Estate vegetable escabeche recipe, cooking tips
Behind the Scenes / Eat & Drink / October 29, 2013

Last summer, I began brainstorming recipe ideas for the Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting. Because this new tour offers visitors an inside look at the 1,200-acre Jordan Estate and features farm-fresh foods grown on property, […]

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New Year’s Eve party appetizer idea: Caviar Cups with Curried Cauliflower
Eat & Drink / December 21, 2012

If you’re looking for an elegant appetizer recipe to serve at a New Year’s Eve holiday dinner party, try our chef’s new Caviar Cups with Curried Cauliflower recipe. They have a festive presentation and pair […]

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Halloween party cocktail recipe idea: Neptune’s Demise
Eat & Drink / Fun & Festive / October 24, 2012

John Jordan has become notorious for his annual Halloween at Jordan costume parties, hosted each October for members of the restaurant and retail wine trade, as well as press. This year’s event was dubbed Festivus Maximus–a tribute to warriors, […]

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Appetizer Recipe Video Demonstration: Citrus Marinated Goat Cheese with Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / June 18, 2012

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 […]

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Recipe: Roasted Leg of Lamb with Sumac Rub
Eat & Drink / March 12, 2012

Inspired by my wife’s Greek family heritage, this Roasted Leg of Lamb recipe makes for a fun, festive main course at a winter dinner party, with its warm spices and rich flavors. The sumac dry rub–product […]

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How to make French Macarons: cookie recipe ideas, tips
Eat & Drink / December 13, 2011

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 […]

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Recipe: Dungeness crab boil with Chardonnay drawn butter
Eat & Drink / November 30, 2011

Get your salt water ready. It’s time to boil. California fisherman finally struck a deal on pricing this week, and Dungeness crab is expected to arrive (finally) in markets before the weekend. To celebrate the unofficial-official […]

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Pumpkin Dessert Ideas | Pumpkin Pie and Pumpkin Roll Recipes for the Holidays
Eat & Drink / November 16, 2011

Executive Chef Todd Knoll has been on vacation for a few weeks, so we asked our baker extraordinaire, Cristina Valencia, to share some easy dessert recipe ideas for your Thanksgiving dinner table […]

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