Hatfield Creek Vineyards & Winery, Ramona Valley, California

Cookbook

Holiday tips for serving wine

Cookbook 🕔May 16, 2012

Whenever I go through old magazines and come across wine information articles, I save them.  Here is a compilation of some information I have collected, that you might find useful, or just handy for your next Trivia game!

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Welcome to Our Cookbook!

Cookbook 🕔May 16, 2012

Each time people come to Hatfield Creek Vineyards to volunteer or just to visit, they are rewarded with some pretty good home cooked food to accompany our fine local Ramona Valley and Back Country wines.  Often we are asked for

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Banana Nut Bread

Cookbook 🕔May 9, 2012

Banana Nut Bread 1 loaf (or 2 small) I once worked with a CPA who loved bananas. Every week he’d bring bananas for his snack, and occasionally they’d get over ripe. One day, I asked if I could take the

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BLT(A) Salad

Cookbook 🕔March 1, 2012

This is another popular dish, with both the cook because it’s easy, and the volunteer workers, guests and friends because it’s yummy!  BLT(A) Salad About 6 servings 2 cups (uncooked) large macaroni, rotelli, or other pasta, cooked, rinsed & cooled 8

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Harvest 2011 Breakfast

Harvest 2011 Breakfast

Cookbook 🕔September 14, 2011

The 2011 harvest is over, with mixed results.  We had a 28% increase in the Petite Syrah crop over last year, but only a 6% increase in the Zinfandel.  We can only surmise that since the Zin vines are a

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Creamy Lemon Pie and wine pairing

Cookbook 🕔August 4, 2011

Yes, you can pair a wine with lemon. 3 egg yolks1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk1/2 cup lemon juice1,  8″ or 9″ prepared graham cracker crust1/2 pint whipping creamLemon zest (optional) Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Beat egg yolks, sweetened

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Wine Pairing Menu July 2011

Cookbook 🕔August 1, 2011

Here is the menu from the 2011 Charter Member Luncheon, with recipes as promised.–  Cheese & Pate Platter with baguette paired with our own 2009 Estate Petite Sirah, 2008 Woof N’Rose Winery Merlot and/or 2008 Hawk Watch Winery Cabernet Sauvignon–  Gazpacho paired

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Harvest – Finally!

Cookbook 🕔September 20, 2010

The whole state of California is about 15 days on average, late harvesting wine grapes.  We’d normally have harvested on Labor Day Weekend, but now are not picking the Petite Syrah until September 25th and the Zinfandel will likely be harvested on October

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60’s Cooking continued

Cookbook 🕔September 17, 2010

Apparently they didn’t do any barbequing back in the 1960’s.  Baked Chicken Californian was pretty good with the wine in it and done in the oven with bacon and onion on top, and the family said they’d like that again. 

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Cooking 1960’s style #1

Cookbook 🕔September 13, 2010

I was part way into making the recipe for Pacific Crab Salad from the California Winemakers book circa 1963 for last night’s dinner, when 2 things occurred to me.  One was they didn’t have the selection in the grocery stores of

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