Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Great holiday finds at farmers markets
Two farmers markets operate in Santa Rosa on Wednesday morning year-round, and the day before Thanksgiving is always a big day, with more vendors, more offerings and more customers.
Mouthful: Holiday festivals, wool workshop and more
Holiday in Carneros: This Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., wineries in the appellation of Carneros, which stretches across the southern end of both Sonoma and Napa counties, hosts its annual holiday fete.
Fresh From Our Farmers: Talking turkey for Thanksgiving (w/video)
If you have not yet settled on what you’ll prepare for Thanksgiving, there is still plenty of time, whether you want a traditional feast or something different.
Pantry: Better not to brine your turkey
There is growing consensus in the food world that it may not be a good idea.
Mouthful: Dia de los Muertos fun
Upcoming fun includes Petaluma's Los Muertos festival, zombie walks and more.
Pantry: Nutritious, delicious winter squash
Winter squashes are not only delicious, they are also packed full of nutrients and deeply satisfying.
Mouthful: Fun and frights at Safari West
A few spooky events and a harvest party round-up make for some seasonal upcoming fun.
Mouthful: Dia de los Muertos time of year
Many cultural events are coming up quick, including a workshop this Sunday at the Petaluma Arts Center.