What’s Hot: Sonoma cheeses and cider at 8th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival

It’s no secret – apples and cheese make great bedfellows. At the 8th Annual California Artisan Cheese Festival, held March 21 to 23, 2014 in Petaluma, chef and cheesemaker Sheana Davis of Sonoma’s The Epicurean Connection adds a new dimension to the cheese & apple get-together: cider. Just one of the numerous seminars, tastings and […]

David Wilcox is not one to let grass grow under his feet. Newly departed as chef of Mill Valley Beerworks, Wilcox is busy developing a series of pop-ups in Mill Valley, San Francisco and Los Angeles that benefit food-focused non-profit organizations. On Thursday, March 13, Wilcox gets the party started right. He will man two […]

The happy result of summer’s bumper crop of Amish paste pumpkins is a freezer full of pumpkin paste (purée). I defrosted two pounds of cooked pumpkin with the intent to make pumpkin pancakes. Which I did. I used the remaining pumpkin purée in three ways: 2/3 cup as a substitute for applesauce in a gluten-free […]