Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 29, 2012

The Magic of Mushrooms at“Forage for Fungi” Weekend at Timber Cove Inn Jan. 4-6

Mushrooms are marvelous to stuff in ravioli, put on pizza, toss with pasta, stock in stews and roast with juicy meats. This we know. It’s prime mushroom season, now, and prime time for mushroom hunters to trek the woods across Northern California, looking for their own harvests. This we know, too. Yet while there are […]

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December 24, 2012

8th Annual Pigs&Pinot adds Platinum Package for Four Lucky Couples

It hardly seems like eight years ago that chef Charlie Palmer wowed the Healdsburg area with an innovative fundraiser called Pigs & Pinot. It was a small, hometown function then, designed to raise money for the local school. Today, the event has grown to a national scale, so popular that it has involved lotteries to […]

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December 14, 2012

Madrona Manor Brings Dickens Christmas to Sonoma

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas at Madrona Manor in Healdsburg. The grand 1881 Victorian mansion on a Westside Road hillside is decorated outside in lights and garlands, and its expansive gardens glitter with lighted deer, bushes trimmed into gift boxes, and Santas. Inside, the array is dashing, and dizzying. Manor owners Bill […]

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