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Stocking Stuffers & Sweet Hanukkah Gifts

Poor House is chock full of great ideas for Hanukkah gifts, stocking stuffers and all sorts of holiday goodies – puzzles and games, vibrant color pencil sets and sketch pads for budding artists, whimsical stamps & ink pads, French shadow puppets, sweet Blah-Blah stuffed animals, knit-your-own dog or cat kits, …

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Crab and Lobster for the Holidays

Crab and Lobster for the Holidays

The Dungeness crab and lobster at Eiko’s at Oxbow is fresh and sustainable from California and Maine, respectively. The crab comes whole for $20.95/lb. or fresh meat is $55.95/lb. Lobster is market price. Add crab or lobster to your menu this holiday season. Pre-order (48 hours needed for special orders) at Eiko’s …

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Thanksgiving Oysters

Thanksgiving Oysters

Served raw on the half shell, baked in a classic Thanksgiving oyster stuffing, or served as a warming appetizer in Chef Ron Stainer’s Hog Island Oysters Fungi. Hog Island Oysters are a perfect way to welcome the holidays. Pre-order at Hog Island Oyster Bar. 707.251.8113. All orders must be placed …

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Say Boo!

Say Boo!

Say “Boo!” in the sweetest way with Model Bakery’s yummy iced Halloween cookies. The Model Bakery also creates delicious Halloween themed cupcakes…they put the treat in trick or treat! Bring home a dozen or two cookies & cupcakes to share with family and friends this spooky season.

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Wine and cheese for fall

Wine and cheese for fall

As the evenings get cooler, Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant (OCWM) is stocking up on those famous fall and winter cheeses to go with your Belgian ales, hearty Chardonnays and luscious Cabs! Stop in to try a sample of new local cheese and  imported favorites, and make sure to ask about …

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Nana Mae’s Apple Sauce

Nana Mae’s Apple Sauce

Nana Mae’s apple sauce is the perfect side for pork or tucked into school lunches. The naturally sweet and juicy, organically-grown Gravenstein apples used are farmed by the family of Nana Mae, whose roots go deep into Northern California. The distinctive flavor of this sauce is a perfect harmony of …

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Fall texture is on the rise

Fall texture is on the rise

The botanical textures just keep getting more and more abundant and beautiful in The Monkey Flower Group‘s vases this time of year, with berries, seedpods, heavily-spored ferns, grasses, grains, herbs, and changing foliage almost taking center stage in front of old-fashioned garden favorites like dahlias, garden roses, black-eyed susan, yarrow, statice, …

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Back to School at The Fatted Calf

Back to School at The Fatted Calf

Before you know it, short, sweet summer will be slipping through your fingers, apples will be ripening on the tree and the class bell will be ringing once again. At The Fatted Calf, they are sharpening their knives and preparing their lessons for their autumn class series. Learn the basics …

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Haven’t heard of sheep’s milk?

Haven’t heard of sheep’s milk?

It tastes great and is good for you! Sheep’s milk is naturally homogenized, easily digestible and is the perfect alternative for people with lactose intolerance. Containing three times more protein than cow’s milk, sheep’s milk is high in calcium, low in saturated fat, and contains substantial amounts of vitamins A, …

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The “new” Five Dot Ranch

The “new” Five Dot Ranch

The wait for that reuben is over! Five Dot Ranch had a soft opening for Five Dot Ranch Cookhouse in the Market last week. The official opening is this Friday, July 11, but many of your favorites, like the reuben, hot dog and roast beef sandwich are available now. On …

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Perfect Cookies for Summer

With the arrival of summer, The Model Bakery knows there will be plenty of BBQs, picnics and parties with family and friends to take advantage of the glorious Wine Country weather. For your next gathering, bring along a taste of summer with the bakery’s watermelon and hot dog shaped iced cookies…tasty treats …

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Napastak now open at Oxbow Public Market

The newest addition at Oxbow Public Market. Finally, a food geek’s dream-come-true! Napastäk (Armenian for “The Rabbit”) is a unique chef’s shop and epicurean boutique. A place where both professional chefs and home chefs can visit and find high-end ingredients and delights. You’ll find epicurean delights from Napa to the far reaches of the globe …

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New Seasonings at Whole Spice

Whole Spice has added a few new seasonings to the list. The hummus seasoning is full of garlic and spices that will jazz up your hummus. Also on the list are two really delicious seasonings for green olives. Both the fennel and the rosemary have lemon peel, blood orange, bay, garlic …

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Happy Memorial Day!

Can you believe it’s Memorial Day weekend??? The Model Bakery has fresh baked, hearty buns for hamburgers, hotdogs and sausages! Fatted Calf Charcuterie has pork chops, basque sausage coils, and more. Cate & Co. has delicious (gluten-free) hamburger buns and hot dog buns. And Kanaloa Seafood Market, Napa as the ultimate — a clambake to go!

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The Olive Press receives awards

Congratulations to The Olive Press, who has received a record-breaking number of awards for 2014.  Stop by The Olive Press and taste their award-winning oils! This year they’ve won more awards than ever before and competition season still isn’t over! Out of 43 medals so far this year, their Picual has …

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Extended hours at Oxbow Produce & Grocery

Oxbow Produce & Grocery now has extended hours to accommodate your needs. Start the day off right with a delicious and healthful all-organic juice. Green Jeans with kale, romaine, spinach and lemon lime or Queens Greens with added fruit. Also the popular carrot or beet based juices each made freshly, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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, …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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