Tag: Healdsburg

Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

Pliny the Younger – More Exciting than Santa Claus

It’s “Younger” Time!! Pliny the Younger is to beer loving adults like Santa Claus is to children under 10. We make our plans for the day or days we will wait in line, make lists of what we will bring to occupy our time, and […]

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 […]

Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

Roasted Cauliflower Salad + Hoppy Wheat Beer or Pils

Just in time for Fall: Sonoma County Style Comfort Food and Full Bodied Wheat Beer- Perfect Pairing: Modern Times Unfortunate Islands. It’s a delightful combo!!!  Another great pairing is the Double Aught Pilsner from Bear Republic.  The sweetness of the wheat or the Pilsner brings […]

Shop LOCAL + Eat LOCAL + Play LOCAL

Summertime is about being out in the beautiful outdoors with family and friends enjoying life. Life for me is all about great food, wine, craft beer, and family. There’s nothing better than being in the middle of a vineyard with stunning views soaking up the […]

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 […]

Easter Chowder

Easter Chowder Potato, Leek, Corn & Ham Chowder Did someone say Chow-da?!?   You’ll Need:   1 pound of smoked ham, cut into small cubes 5 stalks of celery, finely chopped 12 small to medium yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes ½ yellow […]

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 […]