Former Bon Appetit food editor Kristine Kidd was Sunday at the Sonoma Artisan Cheese Festival last Sunday in Petaluma, demonstrating this easy, weeknight pasta dish. This recipe for pasta with broccoli rabe, feta and mint is a terrific way to get a taste of spring, before the spring produce really [...]
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Kitchen Talk, by Press Democrat staff writer Diane Peterson, is the ultimate guide for Wine Country home cooks who want to know the secrets of transforming our fresh bounty of veggies, cheeses and meats into simple but elegant meals worthy of a Michelin star. Whether you cook every night or just on holidays, you can channel your inner Thomas Keller when you know where to find the best ingredients along with recipes that won’t break the bank, or your confidence. Pour a glass of wine, grab a cutting board and learn to shop and chop like a pro. You’ll be healthier and wealthier – with change in your pocket for that special bottle of wine or dinner out – and you’ll be eating better to boot.