Pears, Crepes and Wine Reduction

Last week was my second time to do a cooking demonstration for the annual Octuberfest, hosted by and benefiting the People of Progress, affectionately known here in the North State as P.O.P. For my first Octuberfest cooking demo I kept with P.O.P.’s tuber… Continue Reading


Andrea’s Farmers’ Market Recipes: 2 Summer Soups, Honey Drizzled Figs

Recently I was lucky enough to step in for Doni and represent A News Cafe at the Redding Farmers’ Market. I love the addition of the ‘Chefs at the Market’ series, having different chefs from our area sharing their recipes… Continue Reading


My Big Fat Greek Easter

I come from a long, unrelenting line of country folks that all came to this country before the revolution, so there isn’t much ethnicity in my family except a sort of reverse one. I always tell people that I am… Continue Reading