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Easter bunnies, eggs and more…

It’s not too late to help the Easter Bunny create the perfect basket…eggs, eggs and more eggs, plus three different chocolate bunny sizes and more, all available at Anette’s Chocolates for the perfect Easter gift. Prices range from $5.25 to $160 for Anette’s 10 lb. chocolate rabbit. Anette’s will be sampling their Easter creations daily through April […]

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Easter at The Model Bakery

Easter is just around the corner and The Model Bakery has a variety of specialties for your holiday celebrations. In addition to individual chocolate raspberry eggs and iced Easter sugar cookies, a wide assortment of breads, rolls, cookies, tarts, pies and desserts are available. Hot cross buns, bunny-shaped breads, coconut bunny cakes and an assortment […]

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Mango Rum Cake at The Model Bakery

Spring is here and The Model Bakery is busy creating all sorts of tasty treats to celebrate the season, including their new mango rum cake, a white buttermilk cake soaked with rum simple syrup, then layered with fresh mango slices and a pastry cream, whipped cream and flaked coconut filling. It’s finished with buttercream, flaked coconut and […]

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Springtime Specials at Ca’ Momi

Seven new springtime menu additions at Ca’ Momi are as fresh and bright as the season! New offerings include: Crespelle ai Fungi, a thin pancake filled with Wine Forest mushrooms and mascarpone, and Tagliatelle with fava bean pesto, pecorino romano and mint. Trying a new dish? Why not try a new wine, too? Opt for a Ca’ […]

Alaskan Halibut is Back

You know spring is right around the corner when Alaskan halibut is in season! Kanaloa‘s Alaskan halibut is one of its best sellers, loved for its light, mild flavor and thick steaky fillets. Hook line and caught off the Alaskan coast, this versatile fish is low in sodium and saturated fat, with high levels of selenium […]

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Happy Anniversary to Pica Pica

Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen is  six years old this month and they’re celebrating with a brand new arepa. Stop in to wish the team a happy birthday and try the new crunchy chicharron arepa for $6. They’re so good, you’ll want more than one!

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Stevia: The alternative natural sweetener

It’s great to know there is an alternative natural sweetener available that is sweeter than table sugar, and has virtually no calories. Does that seem too good to be true? In a sense yes, but it is a fact. This natural sweetener is called “Stevia,” which is an all-natural herbal product with origins in parts […]

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Corned Beef for St. Paddy’s Day

St. Patricks day is coming up on Monday, and St. Paddy’s Day isn’t St. Paddy’s Day without corned beef!  Both Five Dot Ranch and The Fatted Calf have their own versions of corned beef available for your St. Paddy’s Day celebrations. And, of course, leftover corned beef makes amazing sandwiches, perfect corned beef hash, and is great chopped into […]

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March Charity Cupcake at Kara’s Cupcakes.

In addition to a regular offering of tasty, seasonal cupcakes, Kara’s Cupcakes regularly gives back to the community. The March charity cupcake sweetly supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The chocolate salted caramel is a chocolate cake with a sweet and salted caramel frosting — and a portion of the proceeds benefit the MS Society!

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Pretzel Bread at The Model Bakery

The busy bakers at The Model Bakery are always coming up with great new baked treats to entice us, and their new pretzel bread is no exception. Made with organic whole milled California wheat, organic whole milled Montana hard red/white wheat, Strauss organic whole milk, organic butter, organic malted barley syrup, sea salt, grey salt and […]

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Organic Fruits & Veggies at Oxbow Produce & Grocery

When you hear the term “organic” you may dismiss it. It connotes a “status” and often conjures up two different images: lifestyles of the rich and famous or perhaps some alternative, hippie thing. The term “organic” actually refers to the way agricultural products are grown and produced. Oxbow Produce & Grocery is committed to bringing only organic […]

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Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe

Whole spice suggests a very special (and simple) dinner, perfect for a weeknight or for company. Ingredients: 2 lamb shanks 1 Tbs olive oil ½ oz Whole Spice lamb rub 3 carrots, sliced in big chunks 3 celery stalks, sliced in big chunks 3 shallots, cleaned and quartered 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 red […]

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Sake & Oysters at Hog Island Oyster Bar

Hai, Arigato! Hog Island Oyster Bar is now serving premium Japanese sake from Sake Tengoku of St. Helena. A partnership of three local industry veterans — acclaimed sushi chef Ken Tominaga, Sake master Stuart Morris and business manager Julie Bath, Sake Tengoku imports high-quality, small production sakes that have never before been imported to the […]

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February Specials at Cate & Co. and C CASA

Don’t miss the February special at Cate & Co., Oxbow’s new gluten-free bakeshop. It features a chop chop salad made with fresh Dungeness crab, avocado and chili lime vinaigrette, and a chocolate crinkle cookie, for $17. C CASA also has a tasty special this month: a chicken enchilada with poblano cream sauce, accompanied by a chop salad […]

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Olio Nuovo from Hudson Ranch

Olio Nuovo is here! Hudson Ranch olive oil is a true celebration of the moment! The first batch of the season is available today at Oxbow Produce & Grocery. It is prized for its grassy flavors and spicy finish, and full of very fine olive particles that are suspended in the oil giving it more intense […]

Whole Spice Thai Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients: 1 oz. Thai Spice blend 1 cup sugar snap peas 2 carrots, sliced thin 2 celery stalks, sliced thin 1/2 red onion, sliced thin 1/2 red bell pepper, stem and seed pod removed, sliced thin 1 lb. jumbo shrimp, shelled and de-veined 1/2 block of firm tofu, sliced in one-inch cubes 1 can coconut […]

Honey to Help with Allergy Season

The Eucalyptus bloom is sparse this year, but the Acacia trees will soon sprout their yellow blossoms. Airborne Acacia pollen causes many to have an allergic reaction to pollen. Marshall’s Farm Eucalyptus/Acacia honey contains trace amounts of the pollens that make people suffer during this time of year — add it to you daily diet now and […]

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Fresh flowers for your home

Feeling a little empty without the tree and lights? Fill the void with fresh, locally grown flowers fromThe Monkey Flower Group! As usual, materials will be selected based on whatever is looking freshest and most beautiful from California’s growers, but likely candidates include parrot tulips, ranuculus, acacia buds, ferns, freesia and orchids. There’s no better […]

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Vindaloo Curry at Whole Spice

Whole Spice has many curry powder blends to choose form, including Vindaloo. Warm up your family during the holiday season with this delicious and easy recipe. Take two skinned and boned chicken breasts cut in one-inch cubes. Toss the chicken in a Ziploc bag with one oz. of the curry blend to cover the chicken. Slice […]

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Cocktail Accessories

Planning a New Year’s Eve party? Stop by Poor House in the market hall for the perfect party accessories. Pick up a cocktail book to brush-up on your mixology skills. Keep your party classy with glassware and bar accessories from Simon Pearce. And don’t forget to ring in the New Year with sparklers!

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Charcuterie and More

The holidays are in full swing with parties, gift swaps, dinners and more. The Fatted Calf has more than just amazing meat. Stock up on pantry basics as you cook you way through the holidays with Katz olive oil, Straus butter and Claravale raw milk. And you’ve got to have Fatted Calf bacon and apple cider syrup […]

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Cheese and Wine for the Holidays

This holiday season, be the hit of the party! Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant is your first choice for local, handmade cheeses and exceptional boutique wines. Oxbow Cheese & Wine offers an outstanding selection of jams and preserves, crackers and crisps, nuts and dried fruits, caviar and champagne, everything you need to wow your friends and family! […]

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Hallacas for the Holidays

Start the holidays with a twist on your table! Try Pica Pica‘s hallacas as a dish to start your meal.  A Venezuelan delicacy served only during the holidays, it is a corn flour dough, stuffed with a three meat stew, profiling a mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors, wrapped in a banana leaf and steamed […]

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Holiday Tea Special

Enjoy 50% off the 100 gram size on a wide range of Tillerman Tea‘s selection of fine teas from now through Christmas. This is the perfect opportunity to get a wonderful Christmas gift, hostess gift, or perhaps a treat for yourself. This sale is limited to supplies on hand, so hurry while they last!

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Pasta and Fagioli at Ca’ Momi

Looking for a great hostess gift or two? In addition to wines and sweet treats, Ca’ Momi is now selling a variety of gift baskets ranging from $70-$120 at its kiosk. And don’t forget to pick up a bottle of their brand new 2011 Pinot Noir Reserve — the ultimate turkey wine. After the party, don’t stress if you’ve […]

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Baked goods for the holidays

It’s not too late to feature The Model Bakery‘s professionally crafted breads and rolls at your holiday feast. Their pain au levain boule, apricot-pecan levain and walnut sage levain batards as well as pain de mie, French, sourdough, ciabatta, focaccia and walnut sage rolls can be purchased in the store up until Wednesday afternoon as long […]

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Thanksgiving To Go

Take Chef Todd Humphries home with you this Thanksgiving. Let Kitchen Door prepare your Thanksgiving dinner for you — with all the fixin’s — simply email or call Tim at 707-226-1560 to pre-order by  5 pm on Friday November 22. Your Thanksgiving dinner for four will be ready for pick-up on Wednesday, November 27. Dinner includes:  1/2 turkey, breast and leg […]

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Quick bite from Kanaloa Seafood Market

Need a quick bite? Enjoy sustainable seafood that is fast and delicious at Kanaloa Seafood Market, Napa. Choose from a rotating selection of individually prepared, ready-to-eat items, such as Ahi poke, bay scallop ceviche, Alaskan halibut ceviche, shrimp quinoa salad and more.

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Warm up with Spatzle allo Speck

With the cold and rainy nights of fall upon us, nothing says comfort like an order of Ca’ Momi‘s Spätzle allo Speck. This dish, found throughout regions of Germany, Austria and Alto Adige, consists of small flour dumplings prepared with speck and cream. Pair a bowl with the 2011 Ca’ Momi Napa Valley Pinot Noir, […]