Monthly Archives: August 2008

Messina Hof Port with Frosted Chocolate Fudge Poptarts

No, I did not have Port and Poptarts for breakfast.  But, it turned out to be a great combination for dessert.  I warmed the poptart and served it with our Papa Paulo Port, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc.  I liked it best … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Wine and Boston Market Chicken Pot Pie

The Boston Market Chicken Pot Pie actually surprised us.  We tasted it with the Sauvignon Blanc, Private Reserve Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, White Zinfandel, Beau Jolee, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Franc.  The flaky crust was such a large percentage of the texture … Continue reading

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Messina Hof Wine and Lean Cuisine Chicken Teriyaki

We tasted the Lean Cuisine Chicken Teriyaki dish with Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, White Zinfandel, Beau Jolee, and Pinot Noir.  Our favorites were the Chenin Blanc, Gewurztraminer, and Beau Jolee.  The sweet teriyaki sauce really went well with the … Continue reading

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Wine and Healthy Choice Salisbury Steak

I thought this would go well with the dry reds and they were in fact ok but not great.  Reds sometime take on a metallic taste when paired with something salty and this combination was on the edge.  The Salisbury Steak did not … Continue reading

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Wine and Marie Callender’s Fettuccini with Chicken and Broccoli

This dish had a nice creamy sauce and good sized chicken chunks.  We tasted it with Pinot Grigio, Private Reserve Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, White Zinfandel, Beau Jolee, and Pinot Noir.  The best for this pairing were the Gewurztraminer and the … Continue reading

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Wine and T.V. Dinners

Conversations while grape picking turned to t.v. dinners last week.  (I had no idea how many people ate t.v. dinners.)  They wanted to know what wine to serve.  So, since I had not eaten t.v. dinners in years, I went … Continue reading

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