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Crabby soup from crabcake king

My family always demands Dungeness crab when the season first opens in November, and we often go to outrageous lengths to procure fresh crab  for Christmas Eve. But then we kind of forget about it. Which is a shame, because there’s still plenty of the sweet, delicate  crab meat around through the winter months, when you really need a seasonal treat to keep you going. If you haven’t done it yet, try to reserve a spot at a local crab… Read More »

I (heart) my cauliflower

It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about cutting back on the fat to help lower  our cholesterol and take care of that hard-working pump inside our chest. The American Heart Association and Kendall-Jackson are teaming up for a special  Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19,  at G & G Supermarket, 1211 West College Ave., Santa Rosa.  Kendall-Jackson Chef Ryan Pollnow will demonstrate three recipes – a Curried Cauliflower Soup, Miso Glazed Salmon with… Read More »