Hawksworth Hot List

Today’s hot list for Thanksgiving is all about what to serve. Feeling stumped for recipes? Check out Tinhorn Creek Vineyards’ fun Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box. For $61.27 (taxes and bottle deposit included) you get 3 recipes crafted by talented Miradoro Restaurant Executive Chef Jeff Van Geest, specially paired with 3 bottles from Tinhorn Creek. Impress your party with this 3-course meal: start with an endive and fennel salad with prosciutto, walnuts, and dried cranberries. Next comfort them with baked squash soup with Moroccan spices and mint yogurt. Then finish with a grilled turkey with foil roasted root vegetables. Specific wine pairings with each dish are explained and included in the box, but if you already have the meal planned the Tinhorn Creek Cabernet Franc 2010 pairs perfectly with meat and stews with a rich, fruity, edgy and expressive notes of spice and vanilla, as recently reviewed in The Globe and Mail by food and wine expert, Kasey Wilson.