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Breaking Bread with Della Fattoria

“Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” James Beard. Just the thought of bread baking in the oven evokes a sense of awe for me … most … Continue reading

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Cozy Warm for Winter

The holidays are fast approaching, the temperatures are dropping, and my mind is turning to the things that keep me toasty! The season has me craving rich food, velvety wines, blazing fires and hot cocktails. My new favorite drink to … Continue reading

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DiBufula Dairy – Gelato West Marin Style

Several weeks ago our Executive Chef walked into my office and said, “I have a surprise for you,” and he plopped down a few cartons of what looked like ice cream and a bunch of spoons. What I tasted, however, … Continue reading

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Mixed Greens

Many of you have heard that we hired a farmer and have begun the (huge) task of giving our once-forgotten garden on the hill a beautiful face-lift, complete with a new name: Frog Creek Farms. With many hours of hard, … Continue reading

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BMW Road Trip

I am always interested in how people find us; what magazine article they read, what social media they saw, what advertisement they saw; was it their friend’s word-of-mouth, or the ultimate: return guests! Today I was in the lodging office … Continue reading

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Social Media Mania

Nick’s Cove is no different than the rest of the millions of businesses out there that have jumped into the ever-changing, super-fast, can’t-keep-up world of Social Media.  So, for all you social media junkies, who happen to also like what … Continue reading

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Pet Friendly and Then Some …

Nick’s Cove is known far and wide to be pet-friendly (Pet Passionate actually) … with dogs, even birds! So, you can imagine that nobody on my staff even blinked an eye when we saw our long-faced friend relaxing in our world famous Boat … Continue reading

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Shucking Good Time!

Maybe I should not announce this publicly, but here goes … I cannot shuck an oyster very well! Trust me, I have tried: with gloves, no gloves, round handle, long handle, plastic handle, wooden handle, short shucker, longer shucker, on … Continue reading

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The Life of an Oyster

Here at Nick’s Cove we pride ourselves on our knowledge of these tasty bi-valves, so here are a few fun facts about oysters that will make you the terror of any beachside trivia group!  * The word “oyster” was first used … Continue reading

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From Flower to Flute

On a recent visit to Heidrun Meadery I learned about a very old, yet newly re-emerging method of creating a tasty sparkling beverage.  Heidrun Meadery, located in Point Reyes Station, is producing several varietals of naturally sparkling meads using the traditional Methode Champenoise. We arrived … Continue reading

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