Food, Wine, & Poetry
Books from Bored Feet Press
Are you perplexed by the question “what shall I serve with that delightful Pinot Grigio?” Are you intrigued by the culinary potential of seaweed? Would you like to read some poetry? You'll find what you need at Bored Feet Press.
FOOD & WINE
How to Build and Maintain Your Own Small Vineyard
Finally a book that makes home vineyard planting and
wine grape growing accessible to anyone with even a little spare land. Tom Powers has created a how-to book filled with valuable information for the novice viticulturist.
A California Wine Country Travel Companion
by Jack Burton
The author takes readers on rambles through the gorgeous rolling hills and twisting valleys of Sonoma County's famed wine country.
A California Wine Country Travel Companion
by Jack Burton and Ken Stanton
This insider's guide to the famous, much visited center of the
California Wine Country highlights the best that Napa Valley has to offer.
A Collection of Breakfast Delights from the Joshua Grindle Inn
by Arlene and Jim Moorehead
In this eyecatching, warm and inviting book, the innkeepers of
Mendocino's acclaimed Grindle Inn present six dozen scrumptious recipes, the
favorites of guests and staff from years of gourmet hospitality.
Food to Go with California's Heritage Wine
by Jan Nix and Margaret Smith
Now in its fourth printing, this delightful cookbook demystifies the pairing of food and America's heritage wine. More than 100 easy, flavor-fresh recipes cover from appetizers, salads and soups through main and side dishes to desserts and drinks, all created with Zinfandel in mind.
Food to Serve with American Grown Italian Varietals
by Margaret Acton Smith and Barbara J. Braasch
This inviting book presents delicious recipes complementing wines grown from Italian grape varietals like Sangiovese, Barbera, Moscato and Pinot Grigio. Such wines have soared in popularity, and these eight dozen recipes explore the flavors of this new wine renaissance.
Food to Serve with American Rhône Varietals
by Jane O'Riordan; wine Introduction by Rod Smith
O'Riordan created these Mediterranean-style recipes to
complement the Rhône grape varietals taking the U.S. by storm. Since the Rhône Rangers opened American tastes to these refreshingly different wines in the late 1960s, wines produced from Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, Roussanne, Marsanne and Viognier have soared.
A Gourmet's Guide to Mushroom Cookery, With Selected Recipes from Master Chefs
Edited by Marjorie Young and Vince Viverito
With the emphasis on wild fungi, this book includes 61 diverse
recipes for species both exotic and mundane, the latter found at most supermarkets. Selections from 22 chefs include 15 appetizers, 8 soups, 5 salads, 20 main course entrees, 6 side dishes and 7 baked goods and desserts, all using various fungi.
by Eleanor and John Lewallen
The authoritative book on “seaweed” includes dozens of delicious and easy recipes. The Lewallens, ocean activists and professional sea vegetable harvesters, also describe where, when and how to identify and collect the nutritious vegetable bounty along our shores.
The Anthology of Mendocino Women Poets
Edited by Sharon Doubiago, Devreaux Baker and Susan Maeder
Mendocino County has long been a haven for poetry and the arts. This enticing,moving book collects works by 63 distinctive voices of rich and varied emotional tone, including ruth weiss, Lydia Rand and Julia Butterfly Hill. The poets, ranging in age from 14 to 88, present works arising from spirit of place that explore intimate personal experience, resulting in a fascinating tapestry of rural lives.
A Cancer Tapestry
by Mary Bradish O'Connor
This book of well crafted poems and short prose pieces describes the experience of being diagnosed, treated and living with cancer.
by Johanna Bedford, Jane Harris Austin, Mary Bradish O'Connor and
M.L. Harrison Mackie
A lively collection by four Mendocino women with strong and varied voices, these provocative poems range from deceptively simple lyrics to complex, formal verse.
by Susan Maeder
A powerful book about the unfolding of the human spirit, these poems offer consolation through a return to a deeper connection with nature.
by Arupa Chiarini
In this inspired cycle of poems, Chiarini shares her personal
healing of family violence through the voices of her ancestors, reached through rituals learned from two Yoruba priests. Includes a background essay by the author, a playwright and poet.