A crumb cake recipe from the strawberry capital of Southern California by Barbara Barrielle Are these strawberries from Oxnard?” Asked the 12 year old as he dug into the strawberry crumb cake in Malibu in Mother’s Day. “Yes, they are, fresh picked this morning,” I responded. “Good, because the best strawberries are from Oxnard.” And, […]
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The Wine Country way to do chicken Mark and Allie Ketcham, proprietors of Ketcham Estate Winery in California’s Russian River Valley shared this easy chicken recipe with us. It’s a family recipe, one created by Allie. She was inspired by one of her favorite restaurant dishes, the Chicken Paillard at Bistro Ralph, a beloved Healdsburg […]
A boutique hotel in the Big Easy I love going to New Orleans. And, as I always counsel my friends, when your kids go to college, make sure they go somewhere you want to visit…a lot. My daughter goes to Tulane University so I got totally lucky in that draw of the cards! As a […]
The magic of Wagyu and Zinfandel I discovered the magic Wagyu makes when it’s the base for a decadent chili. This particular Wagyu beef chili was created by Chef Rick Warkel of Calistoga Kitchen for the Northern California (Sonoma County) Wine Road Food & Wine Affair. The event included wineries from the Alexander Valley and Russian […]
There is a magic moment, usually in mid-November, when my Australian friend, Leanne Sarasy will call and say, “Come for dinner…we have crab!” Yesterday it was a text and I canceled any plan I had because the first Dungeness crab of the season is truly close to a religious experience. Leanne’s husband, Brian, is an […]