December 2008 Archives

No Need to Be Hungry in Fort Bragg

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Fort Bragg, CA is a Great Last Minute Getaway Town

There are plenty of local coffee shops to catch a thick cuppa joe and early breakfasts or even late lunches, but Fort Bragg also boasts a couple of top-rated restaurants that will allow you to fill your fine dining need.

chocolate_croissant_lg.jpgChef: Sharon Campbell
Executive Pastry Chef, Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Prepared for Pairings at the Plaza during the 9th Annual Great Wine Escape in Monterey, CA

What's for Holiday Dinner?

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One holiday dinner down, one more to go!  Next week, families will be gathering around the table for one more holiday dinner. Do you know what you're having? Most likely a couple of favorites and maybe something new.

If you're cooking the holiday dinner this year for the first time or want a slight twist on the tried and true, peruse some of the fabulous recipes we found!

Main Dish
Roast Skin on Pork Loin
Salt and Pepper Crusted Prime Rib
Horseradish and Herb Crusted Beef Rib Roast
Baked Ham w/ Orange Mustard Pepper

Mustard Roasted Potatoes
Pepper Jelly-Glazed Carrots
Green Beans w/ Sage and Pancetta
Apple Chipotle Sweet Potato Puree

Paula Deen's Snowflake Cookies
Pumpkin Pie w/ Orange Marmalade
White Chocolate and Peppermint Cookie Brittle
Caramel Apple Pie