Entries by Holly Krassner Dawson

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East India Cocktail at Napa Valley Distillery

Napa Valley Distillery (NVD) makes its oak-infused cocktails using its own premium, award-winning craft spirits and all-natural ingredients. This libation is a variation of the 1830s East India cocktail delightfully crafted from California Brandy, Orange Curacao, Real Blackberry Syrup and Blood Orange Bitters. Prior to bottling it is oak infused to achieve a vintage flavor reminiscent of an […]

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Hog Island Oyster Co. welcomes the Olympia oyster, the oyster lover’s oyster.

Hog Island Oyster Co. welcomes the Olympia oyster, the oyster lover’s oyster. Olympias (Ostrea lurida) are the native oyster of the west coast. Once found in wild abundance from Baja to AK, archeologists have documented the love of these oysters dating back over 3,000 years. Highly sensitive and slow growing, today, Olympias are commercially cultivated […]

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Come for the Booze, Stay for the Mocktails!

Be sure to stop by Napa Valley Distillery’s tasting room and bar shop the next time you swing by Oxbow! Taste a variety of their quality craft spirits, and take a look through hundreds of syrups, cocktail mixers, shrubs and bitters! Each day the crafty mixologists create a wonderful non-alcoholic “Mocktail” for visitors to try. […]

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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 […]