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Friday, January 20, 2012

Spicy Crab Fondue Recipe by Voga Italia

This Valentine’s Day treat yourself, or a loved one, to delicious food made with wine! Whether you’re celebrating with your partner, best friend, solo or with a group of pals, here are some recipes from VOGA Italia Wine that are sure to fill your night with LOVE. Of course, don’t forget to save some of your favorite VOGA wine to toast to St. Valentine with!

Spicy Crab Fondue for 4 Recipe

2 TBS unsalted butter
2 minced garlic cloves
4 TBS minced shallots
1/2 cup VOGA Italia Pinot Grigio
2 cups half-and-half
16 ounces cubed cream cheese
8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1 pound crab meat
2 squeezed lemons
4 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
1 tsp dried dill weed
Breadsticks, crackers or bread cubes

In a pot over medium heat, gently saute garlic and shallots in butter until translucent. Add VOGA Italia Pinot Grigio and cook for 1 minute. Add half-and-half, cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Stir until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth. Add crab, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay seasoning and dill weed. Heat for 3 additional minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve with breadsticks, crackers or bread cubes and enjoy!

For more Valentine’s Day recipes using wine or information on VOGA Italia Wine please visit the Voga Italia web site.

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