Tag Archives: Wine

Forks, Farms and Friends

Farm to Fork is all the rage these days and there is good reason for it. It’s dang good food.

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Adventures in Napa/Sonoma: Day 4

The SHED

Savor Healdsburg Food Tour

Our last day in Napa/Sonoma was spent in Healdsburg on a food tour of the charming town of Healdsburg, which has recently turned into a foodie paradise. This food tour was great fun, delicious and highly recommended.

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Adventures in Napa/Sonoma: Day 3

2017 Russian River Vacation-762-2400.jpgWe were very excited about Day Three.  We had reservations for lunch at Lynmar Estate Winery (a winery we had never visited before) and a later appointment at Alexander Valley Vineyards in Alexander Valley.

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Julia’s Coq au Vin or Peasant Food is Happy Food

Romantic Coq Au Vin

So, here is the finished product…Julia Child’s Coq Au Vin – Chicken with Wine and pearl onions and tomatoes and mushrooms and wonderful wine. Yes!Chef! also made roasted potatoes and simple buttery broccoli.  We love chicken around the Schmautzhaus and we also love slow food, so this was the perfect food for Yes!Chef to cook.  He started making it in the morning, before the chickens were up .

Chicken warily eyes me.

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What’s Cooking or what have I been doing with my time, lately?

A lovely little pond in Napa Valley

Honestly, I have not been wasting my time while my husband, Yes!Chef!, has been slaving away in the kitchen.  I know it looks like it from the photo above.  But I was actually on a weekend photo shoot last weekend and I left Yes!Chef! and Obie T. Dogg alone.

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