Lori Lyn Narlock

Lori Lyn Narlock
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Lori is an avid collector often driving around town scouting estate sales for vintage kitchen items.

Lori Lyn Narlock
Lori Lyn's Featured Recipe
Chorizo and Cotija-Stuffed Pasilla Chiles

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Lori Lyn Narlock is an author who writes about wine, food, and travel. Lori also works as a public relations manager in the wine industry. She has developed hundreds of recipes for wineries in Napa and Sonoma to pair with wine.


Lori started cooking professionally in her early 20’s, and wrote her first cookbook in 1996. She has since authored a dozen books about food, wine and entertaining, including  “Small Plates, Perfect Wines,” “The Wine Lover’s Guide to the Wine Country,” “The Food Lover’s Companion to the Napa Valley,” and “Cocktail Food.”


Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Fine Cooking, the San Francisco Chronicle, and San Francisco magazine.


She currently resides in Napa Valley, California where she spends her weekends testing new recipes and developing cookbooks.


Lori's recipes can be found on her website:

Latest Recipes

Garlic Croutons with Eggplant and Roasted Pepper Spread Topped with Grilled Shrimp

This summer, add this delightful recipe for Garlic Croutons with Eggplant and Roasted Pepper Spread Topped with Grilled Shrimp to your repertoire! This amazing appetizer is simply bursting with flavors and will be a not-so-subtle hint that lets your guests know that they are in for a culinary feast. You'll love turning up the heat and getting to work on this grilled food recipe.

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California Ceviche

A few years ago I joined a wine-tasting group that is as serious about food as it is wine (it is made up almost entirely of vintners and ...

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Chorizo and Cotija-Stuffed Pasilla Chiles

Alejandro Ayala, Meadowood banquet chef, and Javier Guzman, Meadowood sous-chef, are Napa Valley Wine Auction veterans. Both have been on...

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Jamie Purviance’s Smoked Pacific Rim Pork Tenderloin

Jamie Purviance, author of Weber’s Big Book of Grilling and The Art of the Grill, spends a lot of time cooking with fire. Wood chips adde...

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Zinfandel-Braised Lamb with Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes

It is not surprising that cooking with wine is nearly as common as drinking wine in the Napa Valley. This dish relies on red wine to add ...

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