Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Sea Ranch & Plans For 2011

SeaRanch10_BtP

Our time at The Sea Ranch along the wild Sonoma Coast – a very special place. Plus, changes are afoot for 2011!

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The Season For Giving

Homemade Nutella

Why buy Nutella when you can make your own? Here’s a grown-up version employing cacao nibs and a dash of ground espresso for added depth and texture.

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Let’s Lunch: Leek Gratin

leek gratin

Leek gratin: sweet leeks, bathed in cream and grated cheese brought to life with a dash of nutmeg and a few minutes under the broiler.

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Thanksgiving 2010: Begetting Traditions

Gallo Family Vineyards Frei Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Our first home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner, courtesy of a menu from Dorie Greenspan’s newest book, Around My French Table.

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