Entries by Holly Krassner Dawson

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Harissa Spiced Grilled Corn (with husks)

Whole Spice will be offering a 20% discount the last three days of the month! Stock up June 28-30 on all your favorite BBQ rubs, like Napa Valley Rub, Harissa Spice, and Chipotle Honey Rub! Here’s a Whole Spice recipe for grilled corn on the cob: Harissa Spiced Grilled Corn (with husks) Mix 1/2 to […]

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House-brewed Beers at Ca’ Momi Enoteca

Ca’ Momi Enoteca is now a Birreria, too! Three brand-new heartcrafted organic beers are now available on tap for $6/glass, $20/pitcher. Due Ruote (“two wheels” in Italian) is a refreshing summer-friendly lager named for Ca’ Momi’s owners’ love of motorcycles; Beppa is a sassy, spicy, and citrusy IPA named for their first dog; Cinquecento is […]

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May Enchilada Plate Special at C CASA

C CASA‘s May enchilada plate features that well-known and beloved Mexican specialty, pork carnitas. They fill a house-made tortilla with pork carnitas, four cheese blend, avocado tomatillo salsa, and top it with micro greens, pico de gallo and avocado serrano crema. A colorful accompaniment is a shaved cabbage salad with apples, followed by a sweet […]

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Grab-and-Go Salads at Hudson Greens and Goods

Grab-and-go salads at Hudson Greens and Goods are made fresh daily, using only the finest ingredients in creating each salad and house-made dressings. From the produce you have come to depend on and love Hudson selects each vegetable for its taste and textural appeal. They use Fatted Calf picnic ham, organic free-range chicken, Prima-donna gouda, and Taggiasca […]

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Five Dot Ranch Loves BBQ Season

BBQ Season is back, which means a trip to Five Dot Ranch is in order! From steak sauce and burgers, to hot dogs and big juicy steaks, Five Dot has all the fixings for throwing that perfect summer BBQ. Along with grilling, a trip to the Cookhouse would be just as great, especially since their new summer […]

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Pizza Seasoning from Whole Spice

Whether you make your own pizza or order from a pizzeria, a sprinkle of fresh spices always provides a flavor boost. Stop by Whole Spice to pick up some pizza seasoning made with black and red peppers, garlic, onion, sun-dried tomatoes, herbs and sea salt…delicious on pasta, too! Also, Whole Spice will be offering a 20 percent discount the last three […]

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Chimichurri Seasoning at Whole Spice

Whole Spice has a great chimichurri seasoning, vailable either in bulk or in a jar, for making authentic chimichurri sauce! Originally from Argentina but also used in Uruguay and in countries as far north as Nicaragua, Colombia and Mexico, chimichurri is a South and Central American sauce used for grilled meat. To prepare Chimichurri sauce […]

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May Specials at The Model Bakery

May brings warmer weather, beautiful sunshine, and the dawn of another fantastic Napa Valley summer! Whether thinking about Mom on her special day, or just getting together with family and friends, don’t show up empty handed…bring along a yummy, fresh-baked cake from The Model Bakery! Special for May are their Lemon Cake with lemon curd […]

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C CASA—NOT JUST TACOS!

We all know C CASA for its innovative take on tacos, but have you checked out their salads and small plates? Loaded with colorful fresh vegetables and tossed with intriguing salad dressings the salads make for a refreshing light, yet filling lunch option. Add your choice of protein and you can feel quite virtuous about your […]

ECO-FRIENDLY CLEANING PRODUCTS AVAILABLE AT NAPASTAK

Earth Day is a movement to inspire and motivate people to action. Start with simple small changes perhaps in your home. Napastak offers a line of cleaning products with no harsh chemicals. Their products are 99 percent or more natural and they actually work. All the ingredients used are all natural, non-toxic, non-flammable, ideal for […]

Castle Rock Bottled Water at Hudson Greens and Goods

Hudson Greens and Goods takes water very seriously, and is committed to offering the most environmentally, socially responsible, and delicious bottled water available. Castle Rock still and sparkling water fulfils all of these criteria. “From glacier to glass,” the company’s motto, describes the Mt. Shasta based company.  Thomas Greither, a noted environmentalist and president of Castle […]

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Papillon Pastis: There’s Nothing Like April In Paris…In A Glass

Pastis is Napa Valley Distillery‘s California inspired homage to French Pastis. It is light, refreshing, and delightful on ice all year round! So what is Pastis? Almost every country has an interpretation of an anise flavored spirit. Think: Absinthe, Aguardiente, Anisette, Arak, Galliano, Herbsaint, Oghi, Ouzo, and Sambuca. At the turn of the 19th century, […]

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Spreads and Wine Snaps at Napastak

We were all waiting for spring season and its beautiful weather. Picnic days are here and there’s nothing like good cheese, a delicious spread and crackers with a glass of wine. Napastak spreads like ancho chile or pineapple apricot pepper are perfect with cheese and you can choose between red wine or white wine snaps […]

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Coming Soon…Meyer Lemon Variety, A Seasonal Release, Back By Popular Demand

Legend has it the recipe for this Meyer lemon-infused brandy liqueur is a generations-old Italian limoncello recipe that Napa Valley Distillery (NVD) proprietor, Arthur Hartunian, won in a poker game from a famous Italian chef. One thing’s for sure… it’s distinctively different than any other Italian Lemon liqueur. How unique is it? It won a […]

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Spring-inspired Carciofi Pizza from Ca’ Momi Enoteca

Celebrate spring with Ca’ Momi Enoteca’s glorious Carciofi Pizza, topped with seasonal grilled artichoke hearts and luscious artichoke cream. Pair with a glass of Bianco di Ca’ Momi and enjoy $4 off every Tuesday night. Like all of Ca’ Momi’s traditional Neapolitan pizzas, the Carciofi perches on an organic hand-made crust (with or without gluten) […]

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April Shrimp Enchilada Special at C CASA

Spring has sprung at least, and we crave lighter meals like seafood and veggies. The April C CASA Enchilada Plate Special fulfills those cravings on all counts. A house made corn tortilla is wrapped around a delicious filling of shrimp, green onions, four cheeses and avocado tomatillo salsa, then topped with corn relish and avocado […]

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Napa Bookmine Celebrates National Beer Day

National Beer Day is fast approaching (Thursday, April 7) and as spring marches on, what better time to find your next favorite IPA, Porter or Stout? Napa Bookmine at Oxbow has spent hours curating a fine selection of publications to help you in your quest. Rifle through the pages of The Beer Bible: The Essential […]

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POUR YOURSELF A TALL GLASS OF SPRING

For most people the Vernal Equinox signals the gradual transition from the grey and chilly days of winter, to the bright and warm days of summer. For the folks at Napa Valley Distillery, spring is a time to craft vintage porch-sipper cocktails that waken your taste buds from their winter hibernation, and to inspire thoughts […]

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Tarragon-Mustard Salmon Recipe

Whole Spice will be offering a 20 percentdiscount the last three days of this month so you can spring clean your spice cabinets March 29-31! Also, try this delicious Whole Spice salmon recipe! Just a teaspoon of dried tarragon is enough to bring out the flavor in fish and chicken. It also pairs well with peas, […]