Author: Johanna Rupp
I am a passionate home cook, organic gardener, and mother of three always on the lookout for culinary inspiration. My background in food and wine has been shaped by my experiences working in restaurants, wine publishing, and hosting events.
Dave Hirschkop makes hot sauce. Really hot, hot sauce. Hot sauce so hot the National Fiery Food Show banned it in 1993 after someone complained of “respiratory problems” post consumption. Spiciness in food is measured in something called Scoville units….
Located on Sonoma Mountain, nestled in the bowl of an ancient caldera, sits one of a handful of vineyards that relies completely on Biodynamic farming practices, family owned and operated Benziger Family Winery. The 85-acre estate, purchased by Mike and…
Down an unassuming dirt road, deep in the heart of the Valley of the Moon, in Sonoma County lies the stunning Bouverie Preserve, one of four nature sanctuaries owned and managed by the non-profit environmental education organization Audubon Canyon Ranch….