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Colleen’s Kitchen

After many years of cooking for my family, I’m pleased to say that we have compiled a comprehensive and versatile recipe collection. I love the challenge of pairing different dishes with Goosecross wine, so I have personally tested each recipe to be sure it’s complete. My recipes not overly complicated, seasonally delicious with readily available ingredients, and they won’t leave you with too much clean-up. I sincerely hope you enjoy them.

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Colleen Topper, Proprietor

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Mixed Green Salad with Sherry Vinaigrette
A perfect salad for fall-winter season
Goosecross Cellars Recipe


1 head butterleaf lettuce
1 head radicchio
2 ripe, firm pears, cored and sliced
½ cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped pecans
½ cup green onion, chopped

For the dressing:
1 medium shallot, minced
½ teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil


Cut the lettuce and radicchio into bite-size pieces. Combine the lettuce, radicchio, pears, cranberries, pecans and onion in a salad bowl.

Whisk the dressing ingredients together, pour over the salad and toss well.

Serves 4

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