Jook , Congee, Porridge: Delicious and restorative.

Jook, congee, porridge, as a soup of rice and stock is called, is a one of the world's great comfort foods, perfect during a storm or when convalescing from almost any illness. But does it prevent hangovers? Why not try it and let us know?

By | February 11th, 2015|2 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Redwood Empire Farmers Market Opens

On Saturday morning, not long before the kick-off of the Rose Parade, a new farmers market opened in the west parking lot of the Santa Rosa Veterans Building. The Redwood Empire Farmers Market is the fourth farmers market in Santa Rosa. For a summary of Santa Rosa markets, [...]

By | May 25th, 2012|2 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Healdsburg on Saturday

The harvest of two seasons, summer and fall, make for glorious shopping at the Healdsburg farmers market.

By | October 3rd, 2011|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Healdsburg in the Fall

Summer is sliding into fall, with a glorious abundance of local produce that is showcased at the Healdsburg Farmers Market.

By | August 30th, 2011|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Healdsburg

The Healdsburg Farmers Market opened for its 33rd season on Saturday. It's a beautiful market, with many vendors who sell nowhere but here.

By | May 9th, 2011|6 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