Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Seasonal pantry: Fresh uses for olio nuovo olive oil
Aromatic, fresh-pressed olive oil is a specialty item to dress soups, pasta or bread and cheese.
Pairing: Pinot Noir pairs well with Thanksgiving feast
Russian River Valley red is a natural with dark turkey meat, sweet potatoes and root vegetables.
Seasonal Pantry: Chestnuts are a talisman of fall
Spotted at the Sebastopol Farmers Market — Sonoma Coast Organic chestnuts, the first of the season.
Pairings: Sauvignon blanc with braised fennel
Look beyond the standard pairings for this big, juicy Russian River wine.
Seasonal Pantry: Pozole makes for a nice Mexican tradition for the fall
Halloween is a huge holiday, not just a day of school carnivals, kids’ costumes and trick-or-treating.
Seasonal Pantry: Time to restock your pantry
Early November is a good time to survey your pantry, toss out-of-date items and restock for both the winter holidays and cold-weather cooking.
Mouthful: Celebrating fall bounty in Sonoma County
Upoming events include the Howl-o-Ween celebration at Topel Tasting Room in Healdsburg, complete with a costume contest for your pampered pets.
Seasonal pantry: Tasty dishes with farro’s nut-like flavor
Several local farms are offering farro at the farmers markets, inspiring some delicious meals for a cozy fall day.
5 go-to spots for Sonoma County apples
With apple season in full swing, here's where to find the tasiest fruit around.