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Top 10 cookbooks of the year

Posted on December 2, 2017
Top 10 cookbooks of the year

  Everybody’s got a list… here’s how the Chicago Tribune rates the best cookbooks of the year. Check it out.      Read More →

Under The Sun: Mike Zakowski, baker

Posted on November 23, 2017
Under The Sun: Mike Zakowski, baker

Many know Mike Zakowski, a.k.a. Mike the Baker, from the Friday morning and Tuesday night Farmers Markets. The Sun’s Sarah Ford... Continue

Sonoma’s free Thanksgiving dinner

Posted on November 16, 2017
Sonoma's free Thanksgiving dinner

For years, the Sonoma Community Center, Sonoma’s Rotary and many, many others have teamed up to serve over 400 free Thanksgiving... Continue

Two new Valley spots for Food Bank visits

Posted on November 13, 2017
Two new Valley spots for Food Bank visits

The Redwood Empire Food Bank has added two new Sonoma Valley locations, Glen Ellen and Kenwood, to its network of disaster-response... Continue

How big a turkey do you need, etc. — the annual holiday FAQ

Posted on November 11, 2017
How big a turkey do you need, etc. -- the annual holiday FAQ

How big a turkey should you buy? When to get it, and how to store it? To brine or not to brine? Kitchen questions are a Thanksgiving... Continue

On tap: beer release party to benefit firefighters

Posted on November 6, 2017
On tap: beer release party to benefit firefighters

Sonoma Springs Brewing Company throws its annual Sottile Red release party on November 11 to mark the anniversary of the three-alarm... Continue

What to feed a movement

Posted on November 4, 2017
What to feed a movement

When Julia Turshen found herself frightened and dismayed after the last election, she responded by doing what she does best—she... Continue

Concocting new cocktails

Posted on November 1, 2017
Concocting new cocktails

  With the title of “Sonoma’s Best Bartender” on the line, local mixologists employ all the tricks of the trade for the... Continue

The pay-what-you-can farm stand movement. Will it catch on?

Posted on October 25, 2017
The pay-what-you-can farm stand movement. Will it catch on?

And across the country, this trend is on the rise. From restaurants to museums to yoga studios, businesses are making their services... Continue

She tried pumpkin-spiced everything for a week — now her armpits smell like nutmeg

Posted on October 22, 2017
She tried pumpkin-spiced everything for a week -- now her armpits smell like nutmeg

Any time I encountered a pumpkin-themed product, I bought it. My cart overflowed with orange packaging for cereal, candy, cookies,... Continue