Stories from Michele Anna Jordan

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.

Pairing: Sweet potatoes with syrah

Root vegetables are outstanding companions for our Wine of the Week, McManis Family Vineyards 2013 California Syrah.

Mouthful: Renaissance time in Sebastopol

Much Ado About Sebastopol comes to Ives Park this weekend.

Pairing: Tomato pie and zinfandel

This week's featured wine is big, bold and spicy and pairs great with everything from ribs to pizza.

Seasonal Pantry: Soup season just around corner

Soup season is closing in faster than most of us anticipated.

Mouthful: Time for the National Heirloom Expo

Upcoming food events include the anticipated event dedicated to heirlooms, kicking off this Tuesday at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.

Seasonal pantry: Eggplant for the end of summer

Easy ways to enjoy eggplant.

Pairing: Chardonnay with fettuccine

Our Wine of the Week is a dramatic and self-assured wine. Serve it with pasta for a perfect meal.

Mouthful: Mendocino celebrates Winesong

This wine and food tasting event benefiting the Mendocino Coast District Hospital takes place Sept 5-6.

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