Whether you’re getting away this weekend or staying close to home, chances are you’ll be someplace near a barbecue and some cold beer. If you’re looking for some new grilling ideas, check out Australian chef Peter Evans’ new cookbook, “My Grill: Outdoor Cooking Australian Style.” (Welden Owen, $30). The book [...]
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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.