Press Democrat Lifestyle RSS Feed Press Democrat RSS en-us Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:00:00 PST (Ted Appel) 30 Copyright 2016 The Santa Rosa Press Democrat 180 18 <![CDATA[ Pick up your Easter dinner from these local restaurants ]]> These restaurants are offering family-style dinners, all wrapped up and ready for sharing. See where to go here. … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:23:01 PDT <![CDATA[ Stress-free recipes to help your kids become pros in the kitchen ]]> Whether it’s Play-Doh or real dough, kids love to sink their hands in and enjoy mixing and rolling, squishing and smashing things under their small … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 19:09:35 PDT <![CDATA[ How celebrity chefs like Guy Fieri and Jose Andres are uniting to feed the hungry, help struggling restaurants ]]> FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — When Jose Andres first came to New York City, the wide-eyed sailor in the Spanish navy docked on West 30th Street … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:05:55 PDT <![CDATA[ Tell us: Do you have any easy, affordable recipes to share? ]]> The avid and not-so-avid home cooks of Sonoma County have been busy feeding their families three times a day since the county and the state … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:09:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: I'm dieting, how do I nicely tell people I don't want their sweet treats? ]]> Dear Abby: How would you suggest I deal with people who continually want to sabotage my diet? I worked very hard to drop more than … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:15:01 PDT <![CDATA[ A la carte: Where to find local farmers markets, to-go meals ]]> HEALDSBURGFarmers market open earlyThe Healdsburg Farmers Market plans to open early on April 18 in order to serve the needs of the community.The market will … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:51:09 PDT <![CDATA[ How to make hearty, comforting potato soup ]]> Last week, the administration’s Coronavirus Response Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, suggested we stop going to grocery stores. We’re being told not to leave our homes … ]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2020 12:09:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Try pullet eggs to make richer pastries and cakes ]]> The first eggs from the chicks that hatched around the first of the year start showing up for sale in April, mostly at farmers markets … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:48:43 PDT <![CDATA[ Wine of the Week: Marimar Estate 2016 Mas Cavall, Dona Margarita Vineyard, Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ]]> It was a board meeting right out of the Twilight Zone. In mid-March, Vintner Marimar Torres was at Bodegas Torres, her family’s Spanish winery, and … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:39:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Pinot shines with potato and bean soup ]]> Marimar Torres makes exquisite wines at her estate west of Graton. Today’s Wine of the Week, Marimar Estate 2016 Mas Cavalls Doña Margarita Vineyard Pinot … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:39:00 PDT <![CDATA[ Dear Abby: My husband doesn't want to invite our bratty niece to our son's graduation party ]]> Dear Abby: My husband and I want to host a college graduation party for our son. The problem is, one of my sisters has four … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:28:31 PDT <![CDATA[ How to grocery shop safely during the coronavirus pandemic ]]> Trips to the grocery store are not what they once were. We're here to help make the experience a little less stressful. Read the story … ]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:32:29 PDT