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I love where I live. With Sonoma’s breathtaking beauty among her rolling hills, picturesque vineyards, and the close-knit community I am blessed to call home, it's easy to say I love what I do. As a real estate professional and food writer, Sonoma Dish endeavors to share with you my enthusiasm for living the wine country lifestyle.

 

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Winter Root Vegetables

They’re not the prettiest produce in the bin but they’re beautiful inside, flavor-wise. Those gnarly, knobby root vegetables, the...

Hearty “Ghoulash” Soup

Hearty “Ghoulash” Soup Serves 6 ½ cup flour salt and ground black pepper 3 to 3 ½ pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes...

A Ghoulish Affair

Gratefully, rushes of crisp air, cool mornings, and chilly evenings are signaling a change in the season. With the traditional...

Instant Pot Mac & Cheese

Instant Pot Mac & Cheese Serves 8 16 ounces dried elbow macaroni 4 cups chicken broth 3 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ teaspoon Dijon...

The Best Beef Burgers

The Best Beef Burgers Serves 4 1 ½ pounds 100% ground beef chuck 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 2...

The Secret To the Best Beef Burgers

The carnivore in all of us loves the aroma of beef burgers on the grill. Widely hailed as America’s favorite food, the tastiest hamburger...

Fresh Mozzarella In 30 Minutes

30 Minute Mozzarella Yield: 1 pound ¼ teaspoon liquid rennet 1 ½ teaspoon citric acid 1 gallon whole milk 1 teaspoon salt 1. Mix the...

How To Make Fresh Mozzarella In 30 Minutes

This is down right dangerous. Knowing how to make fresh mozzarella in less than thirty minutes is a dangerous thing. Knowing at any...

Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Gnocchi

Before the novel coronavirus had us hoarding toilet paper, we were stockpiling Trader Joe’s frozen cauliflower gnocchi. Those in the know...

Grilled Peaches with Feta and Basil

Grilled Peaches with Feta and Basil Serves 4 3 peaches, halved and pits removed 4 ounces feta, crumbled 10-12 basil leaves, shredded...

Heavenly Peaches

I recently sold a house where the seller was emphatic that the buyers provide the utmost care to the prolific peach tree in the backyard...

Green Juice

The best green juice contains something earthy tasting (the greens), something slightly sweet and slightly tart. And a few water-worthy...