Fresh From Our Farmers: Apples & Pears from Occidental’s Bella Ridge

A bit south of the pretty little town of Occidental, in the forested hills that are increasingly cleared for vineyards, there is an oasis of history, a two-acre orchard of 200 apple trees and 100 pear trees. Yet Bella Ridge, as both the orchard and the region are [...]

By | September 18th, 2013|2 Comments

Cooking with Wine: Some Favorite Recipes

As I promised in today's Seasonal Pantry, which you can read here, I'm posting links to some of my favorite recipes that call for wine. Because I use it so frequently, it is impossible to include all the recipes here. I've chosen those most suited to fall and winter and [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|0 Comments

Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol in October

The Sebastopol farmers market is beautiful and inviting in October. Be sure to allow yourself plenty of time, so that you can enjoy the community of the market as well as the best fruits and vegetables you can find anywhere.

By | October 25th, 2011|1 Comment

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