cooking with catarina: polenta with gorgonzola sauce

If the rainy weather has you craving something cheesy and warm, this polenta with gorgonzola sauce inspired by Catarina's Ring will fit the bill. The rich, traditionally prepared polenta is the perfect canvas for the tangy hues of the gorgonzola sauce with garlic sautéed mushrooms, a hint of green …
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yellow pear book club: dream house

Catherine Armsden's novel Dream House begins with a storm, and if you're curling up in front of the fire with your own copy, you might as well get some friends together to talk through the book over hot chocolate this wet winter. Here are some questions to get the conversation going while the wind …
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power down: what to read instead of watching netflix in 2017

Is watching less TV at the top of your list of New Year's resolutions? Was it on the list last year, too? And the year before? Quitting your binge-watching habit can be brutally hard, especially given how much terrific storytelling happens on the tube these days. But with study after study …
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the right party for the wrong dog

We're thrilled to announce the New York launch of The Wrong Dog at Rizzoli Bookstore in New York. The Wrong Dog tells the story of New York Times #1 bestselling author David Elliot Cohen's love for a high-spirited labrador and his journey to reunite the dog with his family by completing a …
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more praise for my culinary journey

Colder weather has brought a flurry of early praise for Georgeanne Brennan's newest memoir and cookbook My Culinary Journey: Food and Fêtes of Provence. Since its mid-November launch, My Culinary Journey has been featured in The Sacramento Bee, Edible Marin and Wine Country, and Capital …
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stay up to date on historical murder news with author erika mailman

Do you love historical fiction as much as we do? We hope so. Yellow Pear Press is thrilled to be publishing the latest novel from Erika Mailman, author of The Witch's Trinity and Woman of Ill Fame, a fresh look at the grizzly Lizzie Borden murders that continue to fascinate (and freak out) …
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november events with yellow pear press

The weather’s cooling off, the leaves are falling, and it’s time to build a stack of books by your bed for those days when you’re just too cozy to get going. Let Yellow Pear Press fill you in on the hot literary events to keep you warm this November.   Sunday, November 6th at 4 …
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georgeanne brennan’s pumpkin gratin

Get in the Halloween spirit with this delicious Provençal pumpkin gratin. In My Culinary Journey: Food and Fêtes of Provence, Georgeanne writes: Musquée de Provence is the pumpkin found throughout Provence. Small ones weigh fifteen pounds, and large ones up to forty, but they are …
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Catarina's Ring

yellow pear book club: catarina’s ring

Planning a book club reading of Lisa McGuinness's novel of love and discovery across generations, Catarina's Ring? Here are some discussion questions to get you going. Don't forget the wine and snacks—and watch this space for Catarina's Ring-inspired recipes to make your next book club meeting …
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mark your calendars: upcoming events with yellow pear press

We’ve got a busy fall! From a tasty panel celebrating Sarah Henry’s Farmsteads of the California Coast to a French cooking class for My Culinary Journey, there are lots of terrific Yellow Pear Press events coming your way. Follow the links to learn more! Friday, October 14th, 6:30 to 8:00 …
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