Grilled Food and Wine Pairing

Beneath the Cork with Mike H. Assistant Liquor
Mike

Pairing wine with food should be a fun endeavor especially when it comes to summer grilling. Balancing flavors is a good starting place where you don’t want one element to overpower another like a Cabernet might do to shrimp skewers or steak might do to Pinot Grigio. Texture can be important too and is demonstrated well by a wine with tannins cutting through a fattier piece of meat. As I once heard, another way to think of pairing food & wine is to treat wine like another condiment. Try to create a similar effect to squeezed lemon on seafood or pesto on a steak or salad. Finally if all else fails pick a sparkling wine like Prosecco to pair with grilled food as those bubbles can pair with nearly anything. With all that said, here are some old & new favorites I will be enjoying this summer… Continue reading “Grilled Food and Wine Pairing”

The Difference Between Grilling and BBQ

Kevin C.Grilling and Barbecue are sometimes thought of the same cooking method by most. Unless you are a pro on the patio or in the backyard, you may not know the difference. Have no worries, I am here to help a little with that and assist you with choosing the right meat for the right application. Continue reading “The Difference Between Grilling and BBQ”

Baked Salmon with Cilantro

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Jayne

We are right in the middle of Lent and aren’t we always looking for some great fish or seafood recipe that we can serve our family or guests for dinner on a Friday evening? I started digging through my books and books of recipes that I have collected over the years and I found one that my mom used to make for us when we had family dinners. This is a recipe you could use even for cod, but I chose salmon just because of it being my favorite and my family’s also. Continue reading “Baked Salmon with Cilantro”

A quick look at the Coborn’s Full Service Meat Case

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Kevin C.Hi, I’m Kevin. I have been part of the Coborn’s team for over 30 years. I am lucky to hold the current role as Merchandising Specialist Team Manager for Meat and Seafood. I truly do have a passion is Meat and Seafood. I am fortunate enough to be able to assist our guests with selecting their meal solutions and have the privilege of leading our outstanding meat teams to do the same in our many locations.

When I am not at work I enjoy time spent with my family, cooking, watching the many sports that our children play, and the great outdoors. I am excited to now be blogging for Coborn’s so I can help educate you on the products and services we offer in our meat department, share recipes, ideas, tips and more every month. So I hope you come back and check out “The Meat Block” the first Thursday of each month.

Our Full Service Meat & Seafood Counters

For my first blog I would like to talk to you a little about our full-service meat cases that we offer.  Whether serving two or twenty, our service meat and seafood counters are your one-stop-shop, that offers meal solutions for all occasions. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Wide Variety of Meats

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Our great teams of meat experts put together one of the best displays of meat and seafood for you to choose from every day. Did you know that if you prefer a special cut of meat, our team will cut it for you right then and there. Don’t be afraid to ask, that is what they are there for. However we always have a complete line of steaks, chops, bratwurst, and Four Brothers gourmet beef patties available for a quick stop.

Ready Cook Entrées

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We understand that many of our guests have very busy lives so we strive to have fresh, never frozen options for you with out ready-to-cook entrées. From the gourmet encrusted chicken, stuffed chops and roasts, to the bacon wrapped top sirloin, the options are endless. All of these entrées are prepared fresh in our meat department every morning, now that’s what I call fresh!

Come talk to us, we don’t bite!

Our local meat teams take pride in what they do and are always anxious to help you plan your next meal. Please take the time to introduce yourself and don’t be afraid to ask any one of our meat specialists for that quick suggestion on how to make that next steak or roast to perfection. Always, feel free to ask our butchers to cut that extra thick steak to your liking. We do the little things to make sure your life a bit easier.

Kevin
Merchandising Specialist Team Manager for Meat and Seafood