Entries by Holly Krassner Dawson

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Five Dot Ranch Braising Kits are Perfect for Winter

Five Dot Ranch has braising kits* available that include winter vegetables and cubed stew meat that is slow cooker ready. In addition, here’s a recipe and cooking instructions: Ingredients 2 lbs. cubed Five Dot Ranch top round* 2 oz. diced celery* 2 oz. diced onion* 2 oz. diced carrot* 3 cloves garlic* 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. ground pepper 1 Tbs […]

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Holiday cheese & charcuterie platters from Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant

Looking for something delicious and easy to bring to that holiday party or dinner, or perhaps you are in need of a last-minute gift? Look no further, because the Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant has got you covered. Have the folks at the cheese counter whip you up an amazing cheese and charcuterie platter for […]

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Model Bakery English Muffins Named One of Oprah’s Favorite Things

“I love this time of year because I love to celebrate giving and receiving and I hope my favorite things will be some of yours, too!” Oprah   One item on her 2016 “Favorite Things” list: The Model Bakery’s English muffins. She  calls them “scrumptious all over” and suggests pairing them with preserves from Clif Family. The […]

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Chef Todd Humphries’ Kitchen Door Thanksgiving To-Go

Let Todd Humphries cook Thanksgiving dinner for you. Pre-order by 5 pm on Friday, November 18 for pick-up on Wednesday, November 23. Thanksgiving Dinner for Four $140 including tax ½ Turkey Breast and Leg (brined and ready to cook with instructions) Peppercorn Gravy (pt) Sourdough Stuffing (qt) Fresh Cranberry Sauce (pt) Mashed Potatoes (qt) Roasted […]

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Sparkling Wine Club

Oxbow Cheese and Wine Merchant (OCWM) now has a sparkling wine club in addition to its other very popular monthly and quarterly wine clubs. They have always cherished bubbly for its elegant and captivating qualities, its celebratory nature and incredibly arduous production, and encourage everyone to explore the world of bubbly in and beyond Champagne. For […]

Rancho Llano Seco pork on the menu at Kitchen Door

Kitchen Door now has Rancho Llano Seco pork on its menu — the pigs are a cross of Duroc, Yorkshire and Landrace breeds and are fed GMO-free vegetarian grains and legumes, 90 percent of which are grown on the dry-land fields within a few miles of the barns. Pigs are confinement-free, raised in deep-bedded hoop barns with continual […]

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Mustard a la Vierra Recipe

Whole Spice shares this recipe for homemade mustard from customer George Vierra. Ingredients 7 cups ground yellow mustard (1 1/2 lb.) 1⁄2 cup brown mustard seed (3 oz.) 1⁄2 cup 1-1/2 cups  yellow mustard seed (2 1/3 oz.) 8 cups white vinegar (prefer Vilux French Champagne Vinegar (6% acidity*) orBeaufort Reims Champagne Vinegar or Poni White […]