Peppery Spice CookiesSteaming chicken soup.  A pile of playful noodles.  Fragrant spice cookies.  There are as many versions of these popular foods as there are cooks in the kitchen.  Changes came from availability of ingredients, feedback from those at the table, and the mood of the cook.

Peppernuts, pfeffernusse, [click to continue…]

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springerle-v3If you are intrigued with self-frosting Anise Platzchen, the light and crisp anise-flavored German cookies, then you may just fall in love again with springerle (SPRING-ur-luh), a traditional European cookie that is often spiced with anise. [click to continue…]

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Dutch Baby, Bismark Pancake, German Pancake –  no matter what you call them, these giant [click to continue…]

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Steak Kow

September 30, 2016

in Cook What You Like, Main Dishes

Kow Yuk

“Wok hay” translates to “breath of the wok” and Steak Kow is a simple stir-fry dish that depends on wok hay to [click to continue…]

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The next time you find yourself behind a long line of traffic inching through the Napa Valley on Highway 12,  take a break and explore one of St. Helena’s hidden secrets.   [click to continue…]

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Jalapeno Pepper JamEarly September – what’s growing in your garden?  [click to continue…]

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