Sweet, juicy peaches are a sign that summer is in full swing. I swung by the Dry Creek Peach & Produce farm stand last weekend in Dry Creek Valley, and the peaches were practically flying out the door. Not to mention the peach jam, peach wreaths [...]
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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.