Press Democrat Lifestyle RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Cowgirl Creamery aging well after 20 years ]]> It’s hard to imagine the artisan cheese movement of the North Bay without the dynamic duo of Sue Conley and Peggy Smith, two college friends … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:29:36 PDT <![CDATA[ Revamped County Bench menu is making us hungry ]]> The downtown Santa Rosa restaurant got a menu makeover for spring, and it’s really, really good. Read more. … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:37:49 PDT <![CDATA[ Viral video: A priest, rabbi and atheist smoke weed together ]]> Three unlikely cohorts got high on video and talked religion with each other. Wait till you see what happened.    … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:29:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Take a peek inside Thomas Keller's French Laundry kitchen remodel ]]> YOUNTVILLE — On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America's most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:56:01 PDT <![CDATA[ 5 best bets at the Artisan Cheese Festival ]]> Don’t miss this weekend’s ode to Sonoma County’s cheese scene with tastings, presentations, dinners and more. Find out more. … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:57:19 PDT <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Mom not fond of son-in-law ]]> Dear Abby: I’m not proud to write this, but I don’t like my son-in-law. I think the feeling is mutual. He’s arrogant and thinks he … ]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:01:41 PDT <![CDATA[ Seasonal pantry: Eggs and mustard for spring ]]> If you keep laying hens or shop primarily at farmers markets, you know spring is well underway. Local eggs from happy hens, scarce not that … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:36:35 PDT <![CDATA[ Berger on wine: Solving the mystery of 'broken glass' in wine ]]> Just about every wine retailer in the United States has, at one time or another, faced this problem:A patron comes into the store with a … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:38:07 PDT <![CDATA[ Pairings: Zin pairs with Italian fare ]]> Trentadue 2014 Alexander Valley Estate Zinfandel ($18), our Wine of the Week, has a slightly haunting quality to it, a flourish of smoke that might … ]]> Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:38:08 PDT <![CDATA[ PD default story headline xy yxyxy yyxyxyxyxyx ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy … ]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:29:51 PDT <![CDATA[ Outdoors ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy xy … ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:42:40 PDT