Made with fried tortillas, this filling traditional Mexican soup is easy to make and full of sabor. Yield: 6 servings Cooking time: 45 min  Ingredients: 3 garlic cloves ½ onion 3 tomatoes 6 cups of chicken broth 2 fresh epazote or coriander leaves 10 corn tortillas 2 pasilla chiles 2Read More →

Roasted Vegetable Beef Stew Courtesy of Chef Adrianne Calvo Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar Serves: 6-8 Ingredients: 3 lbs boneless beef chuck cut into 1-1/2-inch pieces 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup all purpose flour 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 yellow onions,Read More →

The Vine Times Pantry Picks

HIPPEAS are all Organic chickpea puffs that are gluten free, vegan, light, crunchy,  and satisfy your snack craving without the junk food guilt. They are packed with 3g Fiber, 4g Protein, Organic, Gluten Free, Kosher, Vegan, and Non GMO. Available in five flavors: Vegan White Cheddar, Sriracha Sunshine, Far Out Fajita, PepperRead More →

The Vine Times Pantry Picks

  Want to add some flavorful spice to your pantry? If you’re looking to add  all Sriracha, add this North African blend of red peppers, lemon juice, and garlic. It brings a more balanced, savory heat that won’t overload your taste buds with heat. Preparation: Roland® Harissa is ready-to-use andRead More →

Mendocino County, like its other wine country neighbors, has had a devastating couple of weeks. Approximately 37,000 acres were decimated and certain wineries were destroyed in the recent wild fires. However, Mendocino residents are strong and united in the message that they are open for business and ready to welcomeRead More →

Anton Ego, the fictional Food Critic in Disney’s Ratatouille says “I’ll make you a deal. You provide the food, I’ll provide the perspective…” The tragedies from the Northern California wildfires have put things into perspective. The famed Michelin Guide announced it would postpone its annual release of star-worthy Bay AreaRead More →