Recipe: Farmers Market Risotto — Farmers Market Suppers

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When you're home from the farmers market with a fresh haul of summer produce and craving a comforting dinner, pull out your Dutch oven and some arborio rice, because risotto is in order. Start with whatever veggies and herbs you picked up and before long you'll be stirring them into a pot of creamy rice bathed in a light and creamy white wine sauce. This veggie-filled risotto template is perfect for simple weeknight dinners or as a fast and fancy meal when hosting friends.


Recipe: 3-Ingredient Buttery White Wine Pasta Sauce — Recipes from The Kitchn

Take three basic ingredients (you get pasta water and salt as freebies), plus some comfort-food inspiration, and you've got a grown-up version of buttered noodles that's light with just a hint of indulgence. Dry white wine, a pat of butter, and nutty Parmesan come together for a light summery sauce for any pasta you're cooking up. It's a no-fuss homemade sauce you can call on any night of the week, and it doesn't need much more time or effort than it would take to heat up the jarred stuff.


Finally, a Place to Keep Your Wine on Your Bike — Shopping

No bike ride is complete without a pitstop in the park to share a bottle of wine with some friends. (And yes, we'd stand by that statement in the company of a bunch of Tour de France riders! What are you guys doing if not headed to an awesome picnic in the park?)

Luckily, there are now a handful of artisan shops on Etsy that offer handmade leather carriers, which slide onto almost any bike to help you get said bottle of wine to that park. (Even CB2 currently sells an option that's made by a skilled leather worker in Upstate New York.)


Sound the Alarms! Whole Foods Is Selling $8 Wine This Weekend — Grocery News

Whether you're heading to a summer BBQ or catching up on Netflix by yourself on the couch, there's a pretty sweet sale happening at Whole Foods this weekend that you should probably know about. The grocery store recently announced that they are holding a special sale on wine this weekend where customers can get bottles from as low as $8.


Please Make These Raspberry Rosé Slushies ASAP — Delicious Links

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It's summer, it's Friday, and it's unbearably hot outside, which can only mean one thing: you need a frosty drink. This rosé slushie is just the ticket. Blended with fresh strawberries and raspberries, it's tart, sweet, and, most importantly, icy-cold.


Psst! You’re Probably Drinking Your White Wine Too Cold — Wine and Dine

Up until recently, I'd tuck my white wine in the fridge until it was as cold as I could get it before popping the cork. It was icy and refreshing as can be, and no one was complaining. But I found that most of the white wine, regardless of what kind I was actually drinking, tasted mostly the same: It was very cold and it was wine. Come to find out it's because I have actually been drinking it too cold this whole time.


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