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From salad to soup, how to make the most of mushrooms
Seasonal Pantry: Enjoy farm eggs while you can
Pairings: Elegant merlot can dress up or down
Berger on Wine: Success elusive in a blind tasting
A la carte: Cook with heirloom beans, taste early wine releases, savor the harvest
Tips for pairing beer and cheese
A la carte: Enjoy spooky tarot tea time, other fall events
In Season: Butternut squash is great — but have you tried kabocha?
Pairings: Citrusy chardonnay pairs with seafood, cheese, pasta — and this cauliflower custard

A Day of the Dead tradition in Sonoma County bakeries

Mexican bakeries begin to offer Pan de Muerto — Bread of the Dead — just a few weeks before the actual Day of the Dead, for the enjoyment of "pan dulce" enthusiasts.

Best Napa wineries for first-time visitors
Master Sommelier test marred by cheating, leaving people 'devastated'
Best local wineries to visit in the fall
Berger on wine: Beware the red wine blend
Berger on wine: When brett gives Bordeaux a barnyard aroma
Berger on wine: German Riesling a food-friendly wine
Berger: Fetzer's Denny Martin was admired pathfinder in winemaking
Berger on wine: Sauvignon blanc offers a world of flavors
Wine of the week: Longboard Vineyards 2015 Russian River Valley Dakine Vineyards Merlot
Master Sommelier test marred by cheating, leaving people 'devastated'
Wine of the Week: Frank Family Vineyards, 2016 Carneros Chardonnay
Free fall festival celebrates 45 years of Shone Farm
Tips Roadside a stylish, modern spot for Southern comforts
Former Fremont Diner Owners Explain Boxcar Fried Chicken & Biscuits
WOW Dinner at Franchetti's
Meet Your Thanksgiving Dinner at Heritage Turkey Sunday Supper
Japanese Comfort Food in Sebastopol, From Sushi to Pancakes
Sonoma Brinery launched from passion for pickles
Carlisle Winery’s old vine vineyard offers peek at viticultural past
Sonoma Cider has a recipe for success
Santa Rosa newcomer creating unique sour beers