Press Democrat Lifestyle RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Is hummus the new avocado toast? ]]> Hummus is one of the few crossover dishes of our time, occupying the peaceful, demilitarized zone between the hard-core carnivores at one end of the … ]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 10:47:33 PDT <![CDATA[ A guide to the best fish tacos in Petaluma ]]> With more than 50 fish taco options to choose from, Petaluma has an option to satiate every taste. To read the full story, click here. … ]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:03:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: Man unconvinced that his girlfriend has no sex drive ]]> Dear Abby: I’m 22, and my boyfriend wants sex, but I absolutely do not. I don’t feel sexual desire — not at all. I’m asexual, … ]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:13:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Pairings: Big chardonnay shines with shrimp ]]> There was a time, two or three decades ago, when big, blousy, buttery chardonnays, such as our Wine of the Week, Ziata 2016 Napa Valley … ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:31:25 PDT <![CDATA[ From Iowa to Sonoma County: 11 things I used to hate about California ]]> Drastic change is never as simple as it sometimes may appear. Especially if you’re a 15-year-old introvert not particularly looking to disrupt a half-finished, so-far … ]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:19:02 PDT <![CDATA[ ‘Good God, I forgot to make the bed!’: How humor helps ease post-wildfire stress ]]> During the first week of the October wildfires, motivational speaker Paul Osincup, his wife and two dogs evacuated from their home off Brush Creek Road … ]]> Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:19:19 PDT <![CDATA[ Berger on wine: How to pick perfect wines for a party ]]> In the 39 years I have written a weekly wine column, one of the most frequently asked questions I get, and the most difficult to … ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:31:30 PDT <![CDATA[ Small Sonoma house makes big splash in design world ]]> A tiny house on Sonoma Mountain is getting big accolades from the design world, an achievement all the surprising considering it was made in a … ]]> Sat, 11 Aug 2018 08:41:02 PDT <![CDATA[ Seasonal Pantry: St. George cheese is a local gem ]]> When was the last time you stopped by the Joe Matos Cheese Factory (3669 Llano Road, Sebastopol)? Founded in the early 1980s, it remains one … ]]> Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:19:29 PDT <![CDATA[ PD default story headline xy yxyxy yyxyxyxyxyx ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy … ]]> Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:31:16 PDT <![CDATA[ Outdoors ]]> Xy yx yxy xyyxyxy xy … ]]> Tue, 01 Nov 2016 13:42:40 PDT