Tag: beer

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

Drink Up, it’s Time for SF Beer Week

SF Beer week is one of my favorite times of the year; it’s my birthday and I get to enjoy copious amounts of amazing beers from all across the Bay Area and beyond. Beer week is an action packed week filled with beer dinners, beer […]

5 Beers to Have at Your Thanksgiving Table

On the hunt for new beers to enjoy with my classic Thanksgiving dinner, I asked Matt Fenn, local beer expert and co-owner of Beercraft bottle shop and taproom in Rohnert Park, what beers he recommends for Thanksgiving. Check out the full article and what Matt recommends here on SonomaMag.com. […]

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!

NORCAL BEER GEEKS FESTIVAL TOMORROW!   Don’t miss the 3rd annual NorCal Beer Geeks Festival TOMORROW at the Petaluma veterans building. A fun beer event with a great cause. Here are the details on Sonoma Magazine.  Hope to see you there! Cheers, Jess

It Takes a lot of Great Beer to make Sonoma County Wine!

A topic that is near and dear to my heart- with my new gig at Sonoma Magazine I was able to incorporate my passion for wine and beer all in the same feature. It’s harvest time for wineries and we all know that beer plays […]

SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

SoCo Dog Friendly Breweries & Taprooms

Being a craft beer lover and a new dog mama, I have changed the way I travel and the places I go out to. It can be tough to find dog friendly places, even though now in Sonoma County, dogs are welcome on the patios […]

Lemon Garlic Dandelion Greens

Lemon Garlic Dandelion Greens Whole30 Approved I love dandelion greens. I love the bitter taste and the grainy texture of the raw green. I have been trying experiment with creating a less bitter taste and this is not that… this dish is flavorful, but bitter. […]

Lemon Herb Dressing

Lemon Herb Dressing Whole30 Approved You’ll Need: ½ c Olive oil 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp citrus salt {or kosher salt if you don’t have citrus} Juice from 1 lemon Method: Whisk. Add more salt and pepper to taste.    Eat […]

Balsamic caramelized onions

Balsamic caramelized onions Whole30 Approved   This is a must have in the kitchen. I love onions any way- raw, pickled, roasted, sauteed, caramelized… give me an onion any day of the week! But these are a necessity on whole30. They give that nice sweetness […]

Cucumber Radish Spring Salad

Cucumber Radish Spring Salad Whole30 Approved You’ll Need: 1 English cucumber, peeled and quartered lengthwise, then sliced 10 radishes, sliced thin 1 large avocado cut into chunks 2 tbsp lemon herb vinaigrette  salt & pepper to taste Method: In a bowl mix all produce with vinaigrette […]

Moxie’s Rich {All Healthy} Minestrone Soup

Moxie’s Rich {All Healthy} Minestrone Soup Whole30 Approved   You’ll Need: 1 pound smoked ham, cut into small cubes 1 yellow onion, chopped 8 carrots, peeled and sliced in ¼ inch rounds 2 white sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed in 2cm cubes 1 bunch rainbow […]