FOOD & WINE
The 805 is home to various cuisines, the futher up the central coast you go you will find some fantastic wineries. We provide the insider scoops of restaurants and food festivals here in the 805 to create a great fine dining experience.
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 08:00 Written by
When it comes to entertaining, each season has its own unique characteristics for traditional dishes and dinner party themes. But who says you can't break the rules and step outside the box with a versatile and innovate menu item? Whether you're hosting or simply making a fall family meal, Spanish olives are the secret ingredient you've been searching for.
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Tuesday, 29 December 2015 08:00 Written by
From office parties to neighborhood gatherings - during the holidays, food is everywhere. Despite your healthiest of intentions, it's not easy to eat right during the holiday season - no matter how determined you are to stay on track.
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Tuesday, 22 December 2015 08:00 Written by
As the holidays approach, so does the prospect of indulging at annual festivities. It's easy to get swept up in the celebratory mood, throw caution to the wind and revel in your favorite comfort foods when the weather gets cooler. But while the change in seasons brings a new bounty with which to dress the table, it doesn't need to sidetrack your healthy eating habits
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Tuesday, 15 December 2015 08:00 Written by
Cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom, vanilla - the spices and flavors of the season are as integral to the holidays as pumpkins, gift-giving and family gatherings. It's hard to imagine ever tiring of seasonal flavors, especially when they illuminate baked treats and other holiday dishes, but there's also nothing wrong with craving new ways to enjoy seasonal spices.
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Tuesday, 08 December 2015 08:00 Written by
With a chill in the air, it’s finally time to indulge in hearty, wholesome meals. The winter weather gives a great excuse to cook up a rich meal, sip on a glass of wine and entertain friends in front of the fireplace.
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Tuesday, 01 December 2015 09:53 Written by
New Year’s Eve means gathering with close friends and family, making resolutions for next year, and of course, celebrating with bubbly!
However, when it comes to choosing the right bottle for the festivities, some might not know where to start. Chantelle Pabros, fine wine consultant at Morrell & Company Wine in NYC, offers advice on how to choose the right bottle of bubbles for every type of New Year’s celebration.
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:57 Written by
The holiday season is chaotic enough without the added stress of entertaining. Whether you open your house to family and friends, or attend parties hosted by others this season, these tips will help you keep tensions low and stomachs full wherever you celebrate.
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 06:44 Written by
The holidays are a time when children should be singing, decorating and celebrating with family, not worrying about where they’ll get their next meal. Yet one in five kids in America face hunger every day. Fortunately, there are many simple ways you can make a big difference.
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:39 Written by
Food is a central part to any holiday celebration, but after having the same recipe for the fifth or sixth time, even beloved dishes can feel bland and boring. This year, spice up traditional fare with a few unique twists guaranteed to have guests raving.
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 05:03 Written by
For most, Thanksgiving is all about tradition. Many of us have family recipes we look forward to eating year after year, and family and friends we are excited to see every Turkey Day. Thanksgiving family customs may run strong, but for those who like to have fun in the kitchen and celebrate the season with pals, Friendsgiving is becoming a popular yearly ritual.
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Tuesday, 27 October 2015 21:23 Written by
Whether you're cooking for two or a dinner party with friends, these recipes are the perfect accompaniment to the holiday season. Try them with the recommended wine pairings for a truly memorable meal.
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