Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Mouthful: Sebastopol film fest tribute to Blank
The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival will honor the late Les Blank by screening several of his films during the event.
Fresh from Our Farmers: New name for Bloomfield Farms
The Valley Ford farm is now known as Bloomfield Organics, just one of many changes.
Pairings: Sauvignon blanc with spring veggies
The light taste of sauvignon blanc is perfectly suited to spring veggies, such as artichokes, asparagus and pea shoots.
Seasonal Pantry: Time for spring soups
Locally grown shell beans are readily available at the farmers markets, making great bean soups an easy addition to your meal planning.
Mouthful: Aloha dinner benefit
Upcoming food events include a benefit dinner for the May Day Aloha Festival, complete with all the Hawaiian fixin's.
Pairings: Spring tabbouleh with pinot noir
A grapefruit vinaigrette over tabbouleh matches well with the blossoming flavors of pinot rosé.
Fresh from our Farmers: West End Farmers Market opens
The Santa Rosa market kicks off its third season this Sunday at 9 a.m.
Pantry: 3 must-have vinegars
Good vinegar adds its acidic sparkle to all manner of dishes, from appetizers like potstickers to classic American desserts.
Mouthful: A paradise for artisan cheese lovers
Events to look forward to include the Artisan Cheese Festival and St. Patrick's Day feasts.