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Blessed Bee

Honey Cake


1 and 1/3 cups of honey
3 cups of flour
2 eggs
125 grams of butter

Melt honey and butter together and add to flour. 50 more words


Beef & Smoked Stout Stew & Mash - St Patrick's Day Special!

St Patrick’s Day is a great festival for good craic – meeting friends, family with some great food, music & perhaps a few jars of Irish beer or stout!   613 more words

Home-made Recipes

Corned Beef & Sauerkraut Panini for St. Patrick's Day

For many people, celebrating St. Patrick’s Day means cooking corned beef and cabbage. I have to confess, neither of these items tops my list of favorite foods. 508 more words

Karen Pavone

Best Back Road Eats in the North Bay: K & A Take Away, Tomales, CA.

My travels through the rural countryside in Marin and Sonoma counties have led me to some amazing out-of-the way roadside eateries. One such gem, tucked off the crossroads at Highway One and Dillon Beach Road in sleepy downtown Tomales, is a tiny kitchen that puts out some of the best comfort food around. 732 more words

Karen Pavone

The BEST Cream of Wild Chanterelle Soup

The sunshine streaming over the landscape for the first time in weeks could not go unnoticed. I had to get outside! The rain-soaked hills were beckoning, draped in their fresh carpet of green, calling me to spend the afternoon foraging for elusive wild chanterelles. 626 more words

Karen Pavone

In Season: Creamy Polenta with Chanterelles, Leeks & Spinach

I am sitting at my window, listening to the rain beat down relentlessly outside and nursing my first head cold of the season. With news reports of reservoirs overflowing, dams ready to burst, and triple the normal snow pack in the Sierras, it would seem Mother Nature has put California’s dreaded drought to rest. 499 more words

Karen Pavone

In Season: Winter Citrus Salad with fresh mint

The winter citrus crop yields a bountiful harvest of options this time of year. There are many varieties to choose from at my local farmers market, and those who are willing to try new things will discover some tasty finds. 340 more words

Karen Pavone