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Cooking with Grapes

Right now at Ponte, grapes are everywhere.  It being harvest season and all, we’ve got grapes practically hanging from the rafters.  For the most part we try to keep them in the vineyards and tank yard and off the bottom of our guest’s shoes, but if you’ve been to the…

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Soda-licious

Recently I took my son to the county fair.  There were the typical sights – games, rides, livestock, a petting zoo and (of course) booth after booth of fair food.  Fair food is the reason I love summer fairs.  The blooming onions, the corn dogs, the barbeque, the deep fried…

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Put Some Sparkle in Your Day

Ponte wants you to shine, and with three totally different sparklers on our current wine list, it’s easier than ever to find your favorite.  Think sparkling wine is only for special occasions?  Puh-lease.  We beg to differ.  Wine with bubbles has never been more food-friendly, due to a rise of…

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What to Pair with What’s in Season

Photo credit The best thing about summer – go!  No doubt some of you are saying “vacations” or “barbeques” or “sunny weather.”  I’ll bet, though, a good chunk of readers would agree with my favorite thing about summer which would be the amazing summer produce!  Peaches, berries, zucchini, watermelons and…

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Gourmet Maccaroni & Cheese Festival

Dishing up gourmet macaroni & cheese samples that they are known for, could be family recipes, could be the next recipe for success. Come hungry and remember to SAVOR THE FLAVOR. Judges will choose the TOP 3 – those will win a rather large prize.Source:Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance Upcoming…

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HALL Food & Wine Pairing

Wine: 2010 “Kathryn Hall” Cabernet | Dish: Lamb shoulder, bitter greens, and celery root ~ Every third Saturday of the month in our St Helena Tasting room, Chef and Sr Wine Educator, Todd Kerlin will be on hand to talk about why the flavors meld beautifully with the wines and…

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As magazines turn to a lifestyle focus, they need to preserve a serious purpose

If you think you’ve seen a shift in your food magazines toward more lifestyle and celebrity coverage, you’re right.  “A handful of food magazines have found [advertising] success by broadening their traditional focus on recipes to more of a lifestyle approach, capitalizing on popular interest in destination restaurants, celebrity chefs…

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Mothers Day Celebration- Hats & Honey

Moms…get out the crazy cute quirky hat this weekend and receive a Mother’s Day complimentary tasting! On Saturday, add to the fun with a honey tasting led by David Maislen, our favorite local beekeeper. (Don’t miss the lavender, chocolate and garlic infused honeys!) Be sure to ask Dave for great recipe…

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Sutter Home seeking Better Burgers

Sutter Home Family Vineyards has launched the 2013 Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Recipe Contest, which invites non-professional chefs to submit their own original recipes for a chance to w… Source : Search Results – Napa Valley Register

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These days, a man’s place is definitely in the kitchen

But it wasn’t always.  If you came of age before the era of Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay and Mario Batali, you might be surprised to learn that, until comparatively recently, men were considered genetically and temperamentally unfit to cook. That was certainly true when I was a little boy. Mom’s…

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