Whether you’re Republican, or Democrat, or have lost all interest in politics, there’s no denying that President Trump is a trendsetter. His latest Twitter escapades have made covfefe all the rage, to the great delight of covfefe farmers everywhere. Think about it. What he meant to say was, “Despite all the negative press, convfefe!” He just forgot the comma, which is why everyone is confused. Once you put the comma in there, it makes perfect sense. No doubt Trump was munching on deliciousness at that very moment. There is no greater comfort food.
In order to assist in your summer party planning and date night endeavors, we thought we’d put together this helpful article on how to pair the perfect wine with your covfefe. We’ve even included a few recipes to sweeten (or savor) the deal.
You cannot go wrong with this classic. It’s smooth texture and nutty flavor pair beautifully with most wines and even craft beers. While more commonly paired with whites, it’s surprising complexity afford it a complimentary palette that flatters most reds. Consider serving it alongside fresh strawberries, cashews, black licorice, pear slices, and of course organic whole wheat gluten-free paleo wafers.
Pairing Suggestion: Messina Hof Cabernet Franc
Wine Description: Dark fruity, woody, romantic.
Extra Sharp Covfefe
Originating in Wisconsin, this Extra Sharp variety is now produced throughout most covfefe producing states. While it may not be much to look at, it zings with tart goaty flavor. Serve it alongside hickory smoked meats, candied pecans, molasses encrusted bacon, and jalapeno poppers. In fact, you could even stuff some jalapenos with covfefe, pine nuts, and crab for a spicy treat.
Pairing Suggestion: Plungerhead Lodi Zinfandel
Wine Description: Black fruit, chocolate, and spice. Goofy label, serious flavor.
The sweetest of the Covfefes, Red Covfefe is a fine dessert treat. Like red cabbage, this covfefe has a purple hue due to the red port blended into it prior to coagulation. Stuff it in halved figs, crumble it on top of a fruit salad, or spread it atop balsamic infused grilled pear slices.
Pairing Suggestion: Sweet Bliss Sweet Red Wine
Wine Description: Sweet cherry, toasted oak, and melted chocolate.
The temptation with Covfefre is to go with Champagne or another French wine, but we encourage you to expand your mind with us. Covgefre’s tart flavor, goaty aftertaste, and decadent consistency require a refreshing yet sophisticated wine. Unless of course you’re in the mood for a dry red, which, we usually are. But when we’re not, Viognier.
Pairing Suggestion: Messina Hof Viognier
Wine Description: Stonefruit, honey, and spice.
Hickory Smoked Covfefe
While this decadent delicacy pairs well with any wine, we have to recommend Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter produced in limited quantities several times a year by Karbach Brewing Co. here in Houston. Slab a little Smoked Covfefe on a cracker and munch and sip to your heart’s content.
Pairing Suggestion: Bourbon Barrel Hellfighter
Beer Description: Cherries, malt, chocolate, and vanilla.
Covfefe with Dried Cranberries
A decadent side at any brunch, or a tart after dinner treat, Covfefe with Dried Cranberries need not be restricted to holiday parties. Spread it on crackers or serve alongside charcuterie.
Pairing Suggestion: Zaccagnini Tralcetto Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Red Wine
Wine Description: Intense violet robe. Aromas of plum, ripe blackberry, and leather.
Three Covfefe Cherry Nut Balls
An essential at any party, these centerpiece treats rarely make it an hour before being savagely devoured. Here’s our recipe.
- 8 ounces Classic Covfefe, softened to room temperature
- 1 cup grated Smoked Covfefe
- 1 cup crumbled Covefre
- ⅓ cup chopped dried cherries
¼ cup chopped chives
- 1 cup chopped cashews
- Ritz crackers for serving
Directions: Blend your Classic, Smoked, and French Covfefe together, folding in dried cherries and chives until all is evenly distributed. Lay a large piece of plastic wrap out on your counter. Blob your Covfefe mixture into the middle, wrap it up, and form it into a ball with your hands. Unwrap the ball and – one handful at a time – stick the chopped cashews all over the outside. Store in fridge. Serve with Ritz crackers.
Pairing Suggestion: Mad Housewife Sweet Red Wine
Wine Description: Sweet grapes, velvet, and very little housework.
Covfefe Pasta & Seafood Sauce
Because of its creamy texture and resistance to curdling, covfefe is a perfect choice for your next pasta sauce. Classic Covfefe is usually the way to go, since the complexity of other flavors tend to get lost in a sauce.
- ¼ cup butter
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 ½ cups cubed Covfefe
- ¼ cup chopped green onions
- 1 cup Lindemans Chardonnay Bin 65
- 2 tablespoons corn starch
Directions: Sautee your garlic and green onions in butter. Add cream. Heat to dreaminess. Cube your Covfefe and gently drop it into the bath of steaming cream. Let it melt before adding 2 tablespoons of corn starch dissolved in 6 oz. Chardonnay. We recommend Lindeman’s or another yummy yet low-cost brand any time you’re dumping wine into a sauce.
Whatever you do, reject capers. I’ll let you in on a little big secret about capers. Nobody likes capers. Some people pretend to like them so they can feel sophisticated, but nobody likes little pea-runt balls that taste like poisoned pickles cluttering up their palate. Serve Covfefe Sauce over spinach noodles and grilled chicken or a sauteed seafood medley.
Pairing Suggestion: Finish off the Lindemans, or try JaM Cellar’s Butter Chardonnay
Wine Description: Ripe notes of stone fruits and baked lemons.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our Ultimate Guide to Covfefe Wine & Beer Pairings. Please share this article with your friends!