It’s tough to call a recipe “The Best” because food evolves and ingredients change.

I think these recipes are good because I like them, they taste good and go well with wine so I’m going to call them:

The WGWW Really Likable, Tasty and Wine Friendly Recipes Collection

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Woody's Recipes

Chicken or Shrimp Salad Woody’s Version

For shrimp salad, substitute 3 pounds cooked shrimp for chicken. Reduce mayonnaise to 1½ cups and salt to 1/4 teaspoon. Proceed with recipe as directed.

Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Do NOT overcook the pork! Use a meat thermometer. Take the Bacon Wrapped Sausage Stuffed Pork Tenderloin off the grill when the temperature reading is between 145-150 degrees. Then, allow the meat to rest for about 10 minutes. There is no reason to cook your…

Pork Chops Thick Cut Grilled with Fennel Rub

Pork can be rubbed with oil and spice mixture 1 day ahead; cover and chill.

Salmon Fillet Marinated in Olive Oil, Tarragon, Mustard, Shallot, and Dill

Wine to pour is a full bodied Sauvignon Blanc

Ham Glazed with Dr Pepper and Prunes

The sweet, fruity Dr Pepper glaze on this juicy ham pairs best with an equally easygoing, fruity wine—Zinfandel from the Lodi region.


Meatballs Beef and Mortadella in Tomato Sauce

Make this a day ahead to let the flavors meld.  This recipe is good to double. Est. food cost is $25

Shrimp Burger with Celery Eggs Soy Scallions

This is a very simple recipe for a very tasty shrimp burger and you’ll be surprised at how large and filling a 4oz. burger can be, also good without a bun too. I’ve included a simple aioli but you really don’t need it as the…

Shake Shack Fried Chicken Sandwich

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