More cozy recipes to try this weekend... plus don't forget this week's wine homework, the 2003 M. Chapoutier Belleruche, a biodynamic (chosen in honor of Lent) Côtes-du-Rhône, available in some stores for under $10.
• For Oscar-Party planning ideas and recipes, check out All Recipes.com's cooking suggestions for beckoning Hollywood into your living room.
• This week's recipes from the New York Times Dining section include The Minimalist's Chicken Sauté with Green Olives, and Nigella's take on comfort food (Mushroom Ragout, Sweet Potato Curry, and Spiced and Herbed Millet.)
This weekend's wine is the 2003 M. Chapoutier Belleruche, with its pretty, Braille-encrusted label.
It's available in NYC at PJ Wine (4898 Broadway, between 204th and 207th Streets), Acker Wines and Spirits (160 West 72nd Street, between Broadway and Columbus), and K & D Wines and Spirits (1366 Madison Avenue, between 96th and 97th Streets).