Les Kincaid

Journalist

Les Kincaid is a food, wine, and golf expert and cookbook author. He hosts the nationally syndicated wine radio show Wines Du Jour each Thursday from 7 to 8 pm. You can enjoy his website or his broadcast at www.leskincaid.comfacebook.com/leskincaidtwitter.com/leskincaid

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Food for Thought

With the summer heating up everywhere, it’s a good time to start preparing dishes that are cooling and delicious as well. Adding watermelon to panzanella, a classic Italian salad, Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Aug 1, 2017

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“Who is buying this stuff?” I always wonder when I pass by one of the wine aisles at a certain 24-hour supermarket. Past aisles of everyday wine and not Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jul 1, 2017

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Buying in season means that you’re going to find your produce at its best, whether you’re making a trip to the grocery store or to the local farmer’s market. Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jun 1, 2017

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I’ve always been told that this is a vice, that alcohol is not good for you and has no nutritional benefits. But I beg to differ, especially since you Read more ›

Les Kincaid on May 1, 2017

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During a recent trip to the grocery store I stumbled upon a package of pre-cut butternut squash, which to me was very exciting because, firstly, butternut squash is extremely Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Apr 1, 2017

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Since spring is almost here, can Easter be far behind? Or is it the other way around? Either way, the two are as entwined as roses and Valentine’s Day, Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Mar 1, 2017

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When it comes to wine pairing, salads can be tricky: a salad that’s dressed with something tart can knock out the flavor of the wine you’re trying to enjoy.We’ve Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Feb 1, 2017

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As our New Year emerges the world welcomes a fresh start, usually with hopes of a new beginning with some luck thrown into the mix. The practice of welcoming Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jan 1, 2017

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For about 1/3 of Americans that are considered obese and the others just shy of that category, the holidays represent a very real threat to maintaining good health.But the Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Dec 1, 2016

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While October is the uncontested best time to get a pumpkin, especially if you plan on carving it for Halloween, baking pumpkins will be around for longer, and you Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Nov 1, 2016

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With the weather cooling off a bit, try these tasty trifles layered with vanilla pudding, shortbread cookies and bananas for an elegant but SO easy favorite!There are dozens of Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Oct 1, 2016

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We all know grocery shopping is already a pretty time consuming task, but not knowing what to buy when you get there can be overwhelming and pricey. However, purchasing Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Sep 1, 2016

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In the west we eat salad all summer long and never get tired of tasty summer salads. If you’re looking to lose weight, salads are bound to be a Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Aug 1, 2016

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At the height of summer, when the heat is out of control and amazing produce is flooding our stores, sometimes all we want are smart, easy ideas for how Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jul 1, 2016

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Very widely available from June to September, the zucchini is related to the cucumber and gherkins, believe it or not. This summer vegetable has a tender flesh, soft edible Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jun 1, 2016

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Actually you know before you even bite into a grilled cheese sandwich whether it’s going to be what you crave or not. Let’s look at a perfect one, where Read more ›

Les Kincaid on May 1, 2016

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What inspires your kitchen as the seasons change? Do you relish the idea of welcoming in new dishes to your table after the long, cold winter? For the last Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Apr 1, 2016

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It seems residents in Nevada are increasingly concerned about the food they eat and how it is produced and processed. One of the fastest growing segments of the food Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Mar 1, 2016

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We certainly welcome warmer weather with hopefully fresh spring recipes, filled with favorite seasonal ingredients like peas, asparagus, strawberries and more. Spring is all new life and delicate color Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Feb 1, 2016

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With January and Super Bowl just around the corner we know that throwing a killer Super Bowl party can be hard work and has the potential to get pricey Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Jan 1, 2016

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The west coast winter months are already upon us and they will only get worse before they get better. Most of us tend to gain weight during the winter Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Dec 1, 2015

Food for Thought

The greatest day of the year is nearly upon us, and with that exciting arrival means there is some serious prep work to be done. There are recipes that Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Nov 1, 2015

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If you are going to cook with wine and I recommend you do the first and most important rule of thumb is: cook only with a wine you would Read more ›

Les Kincaid on Oct 1, 2015