Stories from Michele Anna Jordan


Mouthful: Dia de los Muertos time of year

Many cultural events are coming up quick, including a workshop this Sunday at the Petaluma Arts Center.


Pairing: Cabernet sauvignon with seafood stew

Our wine of the week goes well with a classic dish from the south of France.


Mouthful: Art Trails begins this weekend

The first of two weekend-long Art Trails is one of several upcoming events to check out.


Mouthful: Celebrate the harvest

Happenings to look forward to include this weekend's Harvest Fair and the Calabash festival.


Fresh: Markets in fall transition

It's a time of delicate transition as farm stands replace the tomatoes and zucchini with winter squashes.


Mouthful: Big weekend full of Farm Trails events

Weekend Along Our Farm Trails: This weekend, Sonoma County Farm Trails celebrates with a huge array of special events at member farms and businesses, many of which are not regularly open to the public.


Pairing: Sauvignon blanc with Caesar pasta

The anchovies, eggs and cheese create a richness that draws all the other elements, including the wine, into happy harmony.


Seasonal pantry: Tasty ideas for pineapple

The tropical fruit is perfect for salsa, chutney and cocktails.


Mouthful: It's Glendi time

Try out exotic foods at the annual Saint Seraphim Orthodox Church festival.


Seasonal Pantry: Nothing like fresh fall corn

A recipe for grilled corn with butter and pepper is a revelation of simplicity and deliciousness.

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