Entries by Holly Krassner Dawson

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil Chocolate Mousse

Do something special for your loved one and whip up the decadent, ultimate-chocolate-lovers extra virgin olive oil mousse. The delicate extra virgin olive oil used in this recipe adds a heavenly, silky, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Stop by The Olive Press today and knock your Valentine’s day dessert out of the park! Taste tested and higly approved […]

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Love Is In The Glass

This Valentine’s Day, head on over to Napa Valley Distillery where they can help transform your champagne into a unique and memorable champagne cocktail. With an expansive variety of brandies, syrups, and bitters they have everything you need to specialize a cocktail for that special someone. Toast with one of their vintage glasses for an […]

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Citrus Season

Winter is California citrus season and Hudson Greens & Goods currently has an abundant and delicious assortment of fruit: tangerine, pomelo, cara cara navel, ruby grapefruit, yuzu, pink variegated lemon and makrut lime to name a few. The health benefits of citrus are extensive — they provide a good source of fiber, contain flavonoids which promote […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays around The Fatted Calf!

It’s beginning to look a lot like the holidays around The Fatted Calf! The kitchen is in full swing preparing all of your favorite seasonal delights from creamy boudin blanc with chestnuts to decadent foie gras terrines with Madeira. Gift baskets are being filled with holiday treats: locally made jams and syrups, freshly pressed new […]

OxNotes: Thanksgiving 2017

We love Thanksgiving at Oxbow Public Market…so many tasty ingredients to make your holiday feast delicious — and memorable. From oysters to turkey broth, the perfect pie to a special beer,  beautiful veggies, sausage for stuffing, and so much more…

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Spice Up Your Fall!

This November, swing by Napa Valley Distillery and check out their selection of spiced tonic syrups. Add these tonics to your Gin and Tonics, Vodka Tonics, or a nice warm holiday cocktail. They have a variety of tonics that will bring your cocktails to new heights and bring warmth to the cold days ahead. They have […]

OxNotes: October 2017

Thanks to everyone who attended the 6th Annual Fork It Over on September 16 at Oxbow Public Market. Together we raised $100,000 to support the Community Action of Napa Valley (CANV) Food Bank. Fall is definitely in the air…and on menus at Oxbow.

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The Perfect Fall Cocktail

Make sure to visit Napa Valley Distillery this season for the perfect fall cocktail. Their special includes their Old Hollywood Ginn, Yes Cocktail Company’s tonic syrup, and Napa Valley Bitters toasted oak bitters. Old Hollywood Ginn:  A recipe that’s LA Confidential and so very “Hush Hush,” Old Hollywood Ginn is a speakeasy style spirit infused […]

OxNotes: September 2017

It’s tomato season and you’ll find beautiful heirloom tomatoes at Hudson Greens & Goods to take home as well as tomatoes on menus throughout the market. And with the recent heat wave, and more hot weather ahead, we have lots of ways to quench your thirst.

OxNotes: August 2017

This Friday is one our favorite holidays: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. And speaking of sweets, we love the new lemon ice cream wafer sandwiches from Three Twins — they taste just like summer — and the round mints from Anette’s Chocolates — they are right…not all mints are created equal!

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Welcome Live Fire Pizza to Oxbow Public Market

Welcome Oxbow Public Market’s newest addition: Live Fire Pizza, offering inventive California style wood-fired pizza, along with a selection of Italian sandwiches and salads that celebrate the flavors of the Napa Valley. Restaurant industry veterans Michael Levine, Scott Rodrick and Ervan Lim enlisted Liza Shaw, former executive chef of San Francisco’s A16 and consultant to […]

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Golden Milk Recipe

Whole Spice will be offering a 20 percent discount the last three days of June! One spice in particular has been getting much deserved attention, and that’s turmeric! It is known for its many health benefits, especially its anti-inflammatory properties. You can buy organic turmeric powder from Whole Spice in bulk for $2/oz ($14.40/lb) or in a […]