The hot days of August herald the annual harvest of wild blackberries that grow plentifully in the hills of Northern […]
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Sonoma County Cider Week: Celebrating like Spaniards at TXOTX!!
I’m a sucker for tradition. I figure only the best ones have survived through the ages, and for good […]
Eat Better Reboot: Green Goddess Smoothie
I don’t know about you, but every year when January rolls around I need a diet reboot. I try to […]
Fresh Cherry & Tequila Cocktail for Cinco de Mayo!
Are you planning a Cinco de Mayo celebration? Get the party started with this refreshing and festive cocktail starring fresh seasonal cherries, […]
Garden to Glass: Heirloom Tomatini Cocktail
Summer’s tomato harvest is winding down at last, and not a moment too soon. My family has grown tired of […]
Do you eat fermented foods? You’re not alone! Chances are you’ve noticed a boom in products like sauerkraut, kombucha, kefir […]
Here We Go A Wassailing!
Chanted incantations rise with the full moon over Devoto Orchard in late January. A procession of caped revelers, with voices raised […]
In Season: Hibiscus Tisane
Last Sunday I came across a new find at my local farmers market: these pint-sized baskets filled with crimson crowns […]
Melon Madness: How to choose & use
My weekly pilgrimage to the local farmers market is always a feast for the senses, but summer’s harvest is particularly […]
Homemade Basil Lemonade
Nothing quenches serious thirst on a hot Fourth of July weekend like a tall, ice-cold glass of lemonade. This […]