Whatcha Got Cooking?
In this section, Cool Springs’ staff members make recommendations for kitchen concoctions you can try at home. Some recipes contain wine or spirits. Some are just paired with wine or spirits. In all cases, we promise palate-pleasing dishes that will (hopefully) inspire you to share it with others. Let us know what you think...
Holiday Tossed Salad
Match this Holiday Tossed Salad with Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Gris ($16.99 at Cool Springs Wine & Spirits).
1 (10 oz) package Italian-blend salad greens
1 (5 oz) package spring mix salad greens
2 (11 oz) cans mandarin oranges, drained
1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
1 medium red apple, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (8 oz) bottle raspberry vinaigrette
1. In a large salad bowl, toss the greens, oranges, cranberries, apple, walnuts and cheese. Drizzle with vinaigrette just before serving; toss to coat.