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Kitchen Talk

Turn up the heat on home cooking

Top chefs in H-town

If you’ve been watching “Top flagyl 500 mg Chef-Vegas,” then you’ve been following the slicing and dicing of contestants Eli Kirshtein and Kevin Gillespie, who both hail from Atlanta. The Southern boys will be toasting lipitor their Wine Country host – Murphy-Goode blogger Hardy Wallace (see below) of “Really Goode Job” fame – from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, at the Murphy-Goode Tasting Room, 20 Matheson St., Healdsburg. Wine and snacks will be provided for this buddy reunion,… Read More »


For years, Santa Rosa has been missing a key ingredient for its sweet success: a really good, high-end ice cream shop. Sebastopol has Screaming Mimi’s. Healdsburg has the Downtown Bakery. Even sleepy little Sonoma has a Ben & Jerry’s. Now, 38 years after it launched its first three flavors from its home base in the Bronx in New York, a Haagen-Dazs ice cream shop has opened in the former Bud’s Coffee space in the Santa Rosa Plaza. Not only that,… Read More »

Welcome to Kitchen Talk!

Welcome to the new Kitchen Talk blog. Here’s a run-down of what the different categories mean on the right-hand side of this blog. Entries will be grouped in those categories, when appropriate. Categories: “What’s Cooking” focuses on seasonal ingredients, tips for leftovers, cooking on a budget and ideas for keeping your kitchen green and sustainable. .  “The Real Dirt” locates sources for the best in local foods, plus what’s new at farms and cooking schools, farmers markets and grocery stores.… Read More »