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Nick’s Homegrown Padron Pepper Recipe

Gillian’s dad was an avid home gardener and always had rows and rows of veggies growing in the backyard. It was an adventure walking to the back of the garden to see what treasures were in season. Gillian loves cooking with fresh homegrown food, but has found through years of meager harvests that her thumb Read More »

The Farmer and The Fox : A St. Helena Gastropub

The Farmer & The Fox 3111 St. Helena Hwy North, St. Helena, CA Dinner nightly: 5-10 PM (707) 302-5101 We emigrated from England many years ago and absolutely love living in the beautiful Napa Valley, but one thing that we miss is a good pub meal. Naturally, we were very excited when we heard that Read More »

Fodor’s – Calistoga is one of the Best Small Towns in America

Calistoga is officially one of the best small towns in America according to a recent Fodor’s article. Living here for over 10 years, our family has long felt this was the case. Calistoga is full of character and has that small-town feel that is so hard to find nowadays. Major franchises have been banned from Read More »

Calistoga’s Famous Lighted Tractor Parade

Calistoga’s lighted tractor parade is celebrating its 19th anniversary this year. Join us for this quaint small town tradition where we pay homage to the city’s agricultural heritage. Tractors of all shapes and sizes will be dressed up with shining lights as they parade down the main street of Lincoln Avenue. It’s great fun for Read More »