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Chef’s Dinner with Adobe Road Winery

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I will be the guest chef at Adobe Road Winery’s Harvest Hike and Food/Wine Tasting on October 14th at the beautiful Famighetti Vineyard in Healdsburg. Caramelized Onion Tart and Rose in the treehouse. A hike through the stunning vineyard. Charcuterie (with a lesson included as to putting one together) with more wine. Roasted beet salad with chevre,… Read More

Yours Truly as Winery Chef…Join me!

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I will be the guest chef at Adobe Road Winery’s Harvest Hike and Food/Wine Tasting on October 14th at Famighetti Vineyard in Healdsburg. . You’ll begin with an appetizer in the tree house and it keeps getting better from there! My daughter Olivia will be my sous chef for the main course and for a… Read More

Your Larder

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Your Larder First of all, what is a larder? Well, it’s not a pantry. A pantry is, historically speaking, where bread was kept and where preparation of foods associated with bread was done. While we’re on a roll with vernacular, alcoholic beverages were stored in the buttery (“butts” of barrels) and cooking was done in… Read More

Roasted Tomatillo Relish

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I love this relish, but then again, I love cilantro. If you’re one of the many people who think it tastes like soap, then substitute parsley or a combination of parsley and basil. This is wonderful on fish or chicken, or your favorite meat or non-meat burger. Try it on your eggs for breakfast! You… Read More