What’s your favorite turkey dressing? Here’s mine, along with other delicious options.

At heart, I'm pretty much of a traditionalist when it comes to turkey dressing. Here's my favorite way to stuff a turkey.

By | November 23rd, 2015|9 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: The Patch in Sonoma Still Has tomatoes

“Are you still buying tomatoes?” a customer asked me at the Sebastopol farmers market on Sunday. She wanted to know if they were still good enough for salads and because I had not finished my shopping yet and tomatoes are, at this time of year, a moment-to-moment consideration, suggested she [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|3 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Petaluma’s Greenstring Farm Stand

The Frates Rd. entrance to Green String Farms is lined with olive trees and rose bushes planted in wine barrels. The Adobe Rd. entrance takes you through fields of crops punctuated by trees, marigolds and other flowers, past a large chicken coop filled with happy laying hens and a few [...]

By | August 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Green String Farm on the cusp of spring

If you turn from Adobe Rd. into the long driveway that leads to Petaluma’s Green String Farm Store, you’ll notice several leafless trees with thin golden upright branches. Morning sun glances off them so beautifully that it is tempting to simply stop driving and drink in the sight. If you [...]

By | February 13th, 2012|0 Comments

Sunday’s Soup: Scotch Broth

When you have good ingredients--especially homemade stock--on hand or nearby, it is easy to make a delicious soup.

By | January 25th, 2012|3 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Petaluma in October

The Petaluma Farmers Market is thriving, with a bountiful late summer and early fall harvest.

By | October 10th, 2011|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Final Wednesday Night Market of the Season

The Wednesday Downtown Market, with its certified farmers market at the east end, has one night to go, September 14, making it the last opportunity of the season to attend an evening market in Santa Rosa.

By | September 13th, 2011|0 Comments