I was out visiting a chef in Bodega Bay several months ago, and she had a selection of meats she was cooking up that were totally delicious and tasted so fresh, … Read More
Each month, if not more frequently, my husband and I head out for a culinary adventure throughout Sonoma County. This month, we split our trip between historical culinary treasure Willie … Read More
It’s that time of year, when Mardi Gras is near—even when I am at home in Sonoma. This year, February 24-28 is the time for Mardi Gras celebrations! Over time … Read More
Remembering an inspiring local culinary writer and hostess extraordinaire
As an aspiring young chef at the age of 15, I began a job with a lady in Glen Ellen, where … Read More
20th Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival As a chef and cheese maker, the annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival is one of my personal favorites. I love the garden tours, the … Read More
When I first met Larry Peter of Spring Hill Jersey Cheese Company, it was on a Friday morning at the Sonoma Valley Farmers Market in 1986. I had just graduated … Read More
Each spring my husband Ben and I look forward to the opening of the seasonal farmers markets around Sonoma County, with Cloverdale being one of our favorite destinations. Whether we … Read More
We are blessed that Sonoma County is home to many sheep ranches that are producing fresh lamb meat, sheep milk cheeses, sheep milk ice cream and fresh sheep milk, along … Read More
Each time I’ve had the opportunity to visit a farm, I have cultivated a new friendship with a cheesemaker and/or dairy farmer. Once I’ve enjoyed seeing a farm, met the … Read More
One of my favorite Sonoma County culinary travels is to Weirauch Farm and Creamery, established by Joel and Carleen Weirauch (pronounced “why-rock”) in East Petaluma.
This is one of our … Read More
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