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Pesto to the rescue
Pesto, as we know it, is an aromatic blend of fresh basil, pine nuts, olive oil, Parmesan, and a squeeze of lemon. We like to call it a superpower food, since it has the ability to rescue pasta, sandwiches, and appetizers from being ordinary.
Asiago Cheese is one of Hy-Vee’s most popular focaccias, and it’s not hard to taste why. Each loaf is topped with 2 ounces of cheese and baked until the cheese is crisp and golden.
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Meet the Italian Reds
Get to know some of our favorite Italian red wines.
Vino Nobile de Montepulciano
A complex aged wine, but with bright notes of red fruits. Open a bottle if you're having red meat, roasted poultry, or aged cheeses.
Known for its fresh cherry flavor and crisp acidity, this light- to medium-bodied wine is an excellent go-to for charcuterie and considered a table wine in Verona.
Brunello di Montalcino
Often compared to Pinot Noir, this wine contains smooth tannins and has a ripe fruit-forward flavor. Pair with grilled meats, game, and aged cheese.
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