“My Nepenthe: Bohemian Tales of Food, Family and Big Sur” – December 6, 2009

Romney Steele’s new book “My Nepenthe: Bohemian Tales of Food, Family
and Big Sur” offers a compelling view of a unique time and place, Big
Sur in the second half of the twentieth century and she is as engaging
a guest as she is a writer.

Ryan Pollnow + Lisa Gottreich – November 22, 2009

Mouthful welcomes chef Ryan Pollnow of Matanzas Creek Winery, who will build a gingerbread house during the show. Joining in will be Lisa Gottreich of Bohemian Creamery, who will join Ryan and others at the winery’s upcoming holiday open house weekend.

Condra Easley + Debbie Morris – November 8, 2009

It’s a dessert lovers paradise on this week’s Mouthful, when Condra Easley and her sister Debbie Morris of Sebastopol’s Patisserie Angelica talk about their extraordinary cakes, cookies and confections and explain their new service for locals only. “

“The Astrology Cookbook” / Insecta-palooza – October 18, 2009

Stephanie Rosenbaum talks about her delightful new work “The Astrology Cookbook” and Frederique Lavoipierre discusses the upcoming Insecta-palooza. Evangeline, a beautiful stick bug, bobs and sways through the entire show and much to Stephanie’s delight, the metallic-fanged jumping spider does not escape his cage.

Ritz and Marissa Guggiana, Sonoma Direct – October 4, 2009

Ritz Guggiana and Marissa Guggiana discuss the demise of Ritz Food
Service and the future of Sonoma Direct, which works directly with
local ranchers to make their grass-fed meats and poultry available in Sonoma and Marin Counties and beyond.