True To Trinidad

True To Trinidad

True To Trinidad By Larissa Lilly | Photos by Shannon Perkins True to Trinidad style, Bergeron Winery offers a selection of impressive wines at their elegant but laid back tasting room. What started as the owners’ lifelong passion for wine has grown into what I would consider one of the finest wineries in our area. Where some tasting experiences can lack that certain “something” that makes you fall in love, every glass I had the…

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Greatful Harvest

Greatful Harvest

Story by Dave Feral With the pantry packed, firewood stacked, and all projects of fall finally finished it’s time to slow down and enjoy the fruits of our labor. Lyrics from Greg Brown’s song, Canned Goods say it well, “peaches on the shelf, potatoes in the bin, suppers ready everybody come on it, taste a little of the summer…, Granma put it all in the jar, in those ball canning jars.” Preserving that taste of…

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LOST COAST LOVE

LOST COAST LOVE

LOST COAST LOVE Story and Photos by  Tyler Whiteside Nestled off the Pacific Ocean and protected by jagged hills of emerald green, lies the small but beautiful Lost Coast Vineyard. The setting is serene and relaxing, just as one would expect to find in the remote outpost of Petrolia, California. Sunset Magazine has called the area “too lovely to be believed, perhaps too beautiful to last,” and a leading science journal has called it the,…

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Fortuna’s Apple Harvest Festival

Fortuna’s Apple Harvest Festival

Fortuna’s Apple Harvest Festival A Party for Apples By Benjamin Fordham   Looking for something to do? Why not shut down Main Street and have a party? That’s what’s happening in the town of Fortuna on October 5th and 6th, and you’re invited. This one happens to be an apple party. Not the mealy, shiny kind but the irregular, delicious kind. The 29th annual Apple Harvest Festival is in its second year as a two-day event….

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Warren Creek Farm

Warren Creek Farm

Warren Creek Farm  Pumpkin Patch and Produce Stand Story by Dave Feral | Portrait  by Alan Sanborn Our house is full of excitement as autumn arrives and the best produce that our local farms have to offer begins to reach the peak of ripeness. Fresh crisp apples, sweet rich corn, delicious, buttery winter squash and big, bright orange pumpkins for pie and carving into jack-o-lanterns are all ready for harvest.   With each passing day…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Caribbean Curried Chicken

Humboldt Hot Sauce Caribbean Curried Chicken

Humboldt Hotsauce Caribbean Curried Chicken  1 Pound Chicken meat diced  Juice of two limes  1 1/2  onions, finely chopped 2 Sprigs of fresh thyme, finely chopped 2 Sprigs fresh chives, finely chopped 2 Sprigs parsley finely chopped  1 bay leaf  1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped 3 to 4 Tbs Humboldt Hot sauce  1 tsp allspice  2 Tbs veg oil  1 tsp cumin seed  5 cloves garlic, finely chopped  2 Tbs madras curry powder…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice

Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice

Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice Mondays wouldn’t be the same in Louisiana without red beans and rice! Recipe 2 Tbs veg oil  1 Cup chopped onion  1 Cup chopped bell peppers 1/2 Cup celery  1 tsp salt  1/4 Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp Fresh thyme finely chopped  4 Bay leafs   1 Pound boiled ham cut into 1/2 inch cubes  6 Ounces smoked  andouille sausage cut crosswise into 1/4 inch slices  1 Pound…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns

Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns

Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns   These can be prepared on the grill or sautéed on the burner, but nothing can beat the BBQ! Recipe: 16 16/20 size tiger prawns, shelled and de veined  1/2 Large red onion 1/4 Cup garlic clove, finely chopped   2 Tbs fresh ginger, finely chopped   Juice of 2 limes 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped  1 Tbs honey 4 Tbs Humboldt hot sauce 2 Tbs low sodium soy sauce…

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