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Kitchen Talk

Turn up the heat on home cooking

Perfect pair: Prime rib and Yorkshire Pudding

     In our house, the classic prime rib roast has become the Christmas dinner of choice. It’s a decadent, once-a-year treat, and the rare, red meat is delicious  served with a simple au jus sauce and some horseradish .     Last month, Josh Silvers of Jackson’s and Petite Syrah in Santa Rosa demonstrated how to cook a Holiday  Prime Rib Roast with Classic Yorkshire Pudding at G& G Market during his monthly Cooking in Sonoma Show on KSRO Radio.    … Read More »

Winter season heats up with roasted crab

 I don’t know about you, but my life has improved immensely since the meaty Dungeness crabs arrived on our shores, ready to brighten the long winter days with their cheerful, red bodies and  tasty, sweet meat.     Normally, we  serve the cooked, cleaned crabs cold with a mayonnaise-lemon dip and a salad, but this weekend, I tried a roasted recipe from Josh Silvers of  Jackson’s in Santa Rosa, where the chef/owner  is serving  Dungeness  crab hot from the wood oven. To be honest… Read More »