Lamb for Easter, Revisited

Leg of lamb is hugely popular for Easter. Here are several favorite recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives, including the first recipe I ever published, Oven-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Sausage Stuffing & Mustard Glaze

By | April 15th, 2014|7 Comments

What are your favorite Easter dishes?

What will be on your table on Easter? Will you do the cooking or will you head to a favorite restaurant? Eat This Now wants to know.

By | April 15th, 2014|12 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Petaluma

The Petaluma Certified Farmers Market on Wednesday afternoons has both vendors familiar from other markets as well as a few who attend only this market.

By | July 11th, 2011|0 Comments

Peach Season Has Arrived!

It's peach season! Dry Creek Peach & Produce has opened for the season. And if you find yourself with a bounty of ripe peaches, here are some great recipes from the Seasonal Pantry Archives.

By | July 8th, 2011|2 Comments

More Garlic Sauces for your Aioli Monstre

Adding a second garlic-based sauce to a Grand Aioli (also known as Aioli Monstre) enhances the traditional French feast, especially when you're serving a large crowd. Here are several recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | June 29th, 2011|2 Comments

Cilantro, better late than never

Cilantro evokes passion; most people either love it or hate it. If you're among the former, you don't want to miss these recipes from the Seasonal Pantry archives.

By | June 23rd, 2011|1 Comment

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol in the Rain

Most farmers markets operate rain or shine and although a rainy Sunday morning is a great excuse to linger in bed with the paper , the Sebastopol farmers markets offer delicious rewards--including some of the best strawberries anywhere-- for anyone who decides to rise and shine.

By | June 6th, 2011|2 Comments

UPDATE: Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa

You'll find delicious spring delicacies--asparagus, nettles, rhubarb, mushrooms and more--along with an abundance of delicious eggs at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Markets, which takes place on both Wednesday and Saturday mornings.

By | April 30th, 2011|5 Comments

My Meat Box, Part 2: A Little Chicken

As I cook my way through my first subscription to a meat CSA, I am increasingly pleased with the results. But you don't need to be a subscriber to enjoy these recipes for local pastured chicken from small producers.

By | February 23rd, 2011|5 Comments

Revised: the Gourmet Ghetto and beyond with John Harris and Victoria Wise

If you missed the broadcast of my conversation with John Harris, author of "The Book of Garlic" and the new "Foodoodles From the Museum of Culinary History," and Victoria Wise, a prolific and engaging writer, the podcast is now available. And John's new book, an ideal last-minute gift, is now available at McCoy's Cookware.

By | December 22nd, 2010|5 Comments