Stories from Michele Anna Jordan
Seasonal Pantry: The magic of Zuni Cafe's Rodgers
Judy Rodgers leaves a legacy of simply delicious food.
West End market a success in first season
On Sunday, the West End Farmers Market's first season comes to an end. The market opened June 23 and originally was expected to continue through mid-fall. With the market's early success, manager...
Pairings: Buoyant bubbly for all seasons
Don't wait for a special occasion to try this standout sparkler.
Seasonal Pantry: 'Kenvin' a stunning, earthy cookbook
This is a cookbook for those who care about living, and eating, close to the land.
Pairing: Sauvignon blanc with crab
Tin Roof Cellars 2012 is refreshing, just what you want with seafood.
Seasonal Pantry: Recipes for that leftover turkey
Easy answers for what to do with all that extra Thanksgiving bird.
Pairings: Viognier goes well with sweet potatoes
This week's wine of the week, paired with warm sweet potato salad.
Wednesday farmers markets bigger, busier for holiday
Thanksgiving week offers great opportunities at our farmers markets, with Wednesday markets bigger and busier than at almost any other time and a few changes after the holiday.
Mouthful: Thanksgiving feast at Safari West
Most wonderful part of visiting Safari West for Thanksgiving is simply being there.
Pairing: A barbera that's great with lamb
Braised shanks with polenta bring out the subtleties of this week's winning wine.
Seasonal Pantry: When vegans come for Thanksgiving
Celebrate the flavors of the season with a meat-free favorite.
Mouthful: Sofa Parade, art, more at SOFA Winterblast Art Party
If you're fond of quirky fun, this weekend event is for you.
Pairings: Quail salad with pinot
Pedroncelli 2012 Signature Selection is suave, sophisticated and great deal.
Seasonal Pantry: What to do now to plan for holidays
Easy ways to make the season calmer and tastier.
Pairings: Turkey thighs with zinfandel
This week's featured wine has a seductive, smoky quality great with a variety of meats.
Seasonal Pantry: Pozole a fabulous Halloween tradition
Homemade Mexican hominy-based soup is hard to top for a great fall feast.
Pairings: Pinot noir with warm salad
This week's featured wine is an easy choice for everything from salad to lamb.
Seasonal Pantry: The appealing subtlety of shallots
Milder than garlic or onions, shallots are perfect for a wide variety of dishes.
Pairings: Sauvignon blanc a beauty with broad appeal
This week's featured wine in bright, refreshing and goes great with bread salad.
Upcoming foodie fun
From Oktoberfest to wine tasting events, there's plenty of upcoming fun to be had by all.
Seasonal Pantry: Padron peppers are easy to prepare and use
Padron peppers, all over farm markets right now, make for simple and easy appetizers.