Stories from Michele Anna Jordan

This week’s wine pick, Laurel Glen Counterpoint 2014 Sonoma Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, interacts beautifully with the juiciness of slow-cooked meats.
Enjoy the seasonal luxury of Dungeness crab with these delicious recipes.
Foursight Unoaked Pinot Noir makes a nice, seasonal pairing with Walnut Pomegranate Gremolata sauce for fish or on crostini.
Tamales for Halloween? Yes, and here's how to make them.
Gruyere Fondue is a a classic match for Husch 2015 Anderson Valley Dry Gewurztraminer.
Michele Anna Jordan introduces a new, conical shaped cabbage, with recipes on what to do with it.
Enotria 2012 Mendocino County Barbera is big and brawny, a good match with braised meats and liver.
La Follette 2013 North Coast Pinot Noir pairs with earthy flavors, including a beet gnocchi with walnut-sage butter.
Eggplant is not only beautiful to look at, but a versatile and tasty ingredient in the kitchen.
Okra can be a challenge if you’ve had a bad experience, which typically means it has been slimy. Here’s how to cook an enjoyable version of okra.