Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Mouthful: Mendocino celebrates Winesong
This wine and food tasting event benefiting the Mendocino Coast District Hospital takes place Sept 5-6.
Pairing: Sparkler with polenta pizza
Sip a sparkling wine with this refreshing take on a classic favorite.
Seasonal Pantry: Simple, flexible late-summer recipes
These seasonal dishes require no special skills, just good ingredients that are readily at hand.
Seasonal Pantry: Summer gazpacho
It is a great time for the chilled tomato soups that we call gazpacho, as tomatoes are nearing their dead-ripe period.
Mouthful: Apple Fair at Ragle Ranch Park
Upcoming fun includes the Gravenstein Apple Fair, and more.
Pairing: Bogle red with summer polenta
Our Wine of the Week, Bogle Vineyards 2012 California Essential Red ($11), is a great quaffer to keep on hand.
Mouthful: Bodega parade short but sweet
The Bodega Volunteer Fire Department hosts a community barbecue, with live music and what is known as “Sonoma County’s Shortest Parade.”