Veloute of Asparagus Soup; Springtime Lux

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Nothing like a much-needed technology detox, a local luxury getaway away, and the first seasonal stars of Spring to put the “kitchen pep back into my blogging step”. It starts with a beautiful view from my hotel suite. Honestly, how could I not be inspired?  Cavallo Point, you’re one special place to visit.

Northern Sonoma County knows how to party

Food & Wine Affair 2012

Welcome to my real-life Renoir painting; anytime I visit Dry Creek and Alexander Valley in Northern Sonoma County, I feel transported to another place and time. Maybe its the quaint old fashion general stores with the wide oak plank floors, or the endless wineries dotting the valley floor. Whatever it is, it’s beautiful. And I’m so happy to…

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Artisano pairs with Ceres Community Project

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Artisano let’s the public experience small-scale wineries, artisanal foods and local artists of Northern California.  If you’re interested in finding the next great cult wine or sampling the local and handcrafted—Artisano is a must. Every year Artisano supports a local beneficiary with a silent auction; this year they’re pairing up with Sonoma County local darling: Ceres Community Project in Sebastopol, California….

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