port wine

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An adaptation of Dorie Greenspan’s Chocolate-Crunched Caramel Tart from her book Baking: From My Home to Yours, the luscious combination of chocolate, caramel and port offers a burst of flavors that delicately melt on your tongue. A silky port ganache conceals a layer of creamy, yet crunchy walnut caramel for a delightful contrast. Rather than use Dorie’s dough, we opted for a chocolate crust to magnify the chocolate intensity. The recipe can be prepared as one large tart, but we prefer the adorable charm of individual tarts. We also recommend serving at room temperature for the most luxurious texture, and within a day or two of being made.

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Port Wine: Any Port in a Storm

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Also known as Vinho do Porto or Porto, this typically sweet wine is one of our favorite ways to end a meal.

Cherry Port Sauce

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Sweet dark cherries simmered in ruby port wine with a hint of star anise and cinnamon make for a stunning dessert topping.

Pear Panna Cotta with Port Wine Gelée

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What better way to have your drink than to eat it for dessert?

Pass the Port, Please

Port is sexy. It’s sassy. In fact, it’s the sexiest of dessert wines.

Veal Scallopini with Grapes and Port Wine Reduction

The fruity nature of a good ruby port wine combined with sweet red grapes makes a delightful sauce to serve over thin veal cutlets.