Stories from Michele Anna Jordan

Fresh from our farmers: Apples at Dean Family Farm

The Sebastopol farm is offering many apple-inspired treats at the farmers market, including apple cider vinegar, apple butter, applesauce and more.

Seasonal Pantry: Time is ripe for fragile figs

Make the most of this versatile fruit with these sweet and savory ideas for dishes.

Pairing: Rabbit with lush sauvignon blanc

The lush flavors of our wine of the week pair nicely with this classic rabbit dinner recipe from Dijon, France.

Pantry: It's pepper season

Baskets of colorful peppers, both sweet and hot, are making their debut at Sonoma County farmers markets.

Insider's guide to Taste of Petaluma

This weekend marks several tasty events, including the Taste of Petaluma and the Farm to Fermentation Festival.

Seasonal Pantry: Deconstructing Gravenstein chowder

There’s more than one way to create this delicious apple and ham hock dish.

Mouthful: Last summer fling at Coppola Winery

Upcoming fun includes the last few weeks of live music by the pool at Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville.

Fresh from our farmers: Twin Dog Farms

A regular of the Rohnert Park Farmers Market, the Penngrove farm’s specialty is their basket-roasted chilies.

Pairings: Summer squash salad with sauvignon blanc

The lightweight flavors of our Wine of the Week complements the fresh taste of this seasonal dish.

Seasonal Pantry: Cool down with some cold soups

Seasonal creations like gazpacho and zucchini soup are perfect for hot summer days.

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