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Todd Knoll

Growing up in Hawaii, Todd Knoll developed a strong connection to the land and the ocean at an early age. As executive chef at Jordan Winery, he grows hundreds of heirloom vegetables, fruits and herbs, cooks hors d’oeuvres and meals for guests, makes olive oil, and tends to the estate’s honeybees and chickens. A visual artist at heart, Chef Knoll spends his free time with his son and wife, Nitsa Knoll, exploring the diverse terrain of Sonoma County with camera and pencil in hand, capturing moments in nature to inspire his next recipe.
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Chardonnay Cheese Pairing Tips: Selecting the Best Cheeses for the Queen of White Wines

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Eight Edible Wild Plants to Forage this Spring

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7 Essential Bee Garden Design Tips

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25 Fascinating Honey Bee Facts to Sweeten the Mind

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Mouthwatering Spring Foraging Recipes to Craft in Your Kitchen

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Three Great Make-Ahead Dessert Recipes for Chocolate Lovers

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Top 10 Tips for Pairing Cabernet Sauvignon with Steak

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The Art of Dehydrating Fruit, Vegetables and Herbs: A Chef’s Guide

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Homemade Sea Salt Recipe: How to Make Your Own Sea Salt Travel Souvenirs

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How to Make Membrillo: Easy Quince Paste Video Recipe

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Wine and Cheese Pairing Tips: Selecting Best Cheeses for Cabernet Sauvignon

Three Winter Soup Recipes that Pair with Cabernet Sauvignon BLOG

Three Delicious Soup Recipes that Pair with Cabernet Sauvignon

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Decorative Chocolate Swirls Dessert Garnish Video Demo

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Three Healthy Beet Recipes To Make You Fall In Love with Beetroot All Over Again

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Dungeness Crab Boil with Chardonnay Drawn Butter Recipe

A beautiful charcuterie board and cheese platter for a wine tasting party

10 Tips for How to Make the Ultimate Charcuterie Board with Wine Pairings

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Becoming a Flow Hive Beekeeper + Facts About Honey

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The Story Behind Wooly Mangalitsa Pigs

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Three Ways to Reinvent Your Mashed Potatoes Recipe for the Best Wine Pairing

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Herb Roasted Pork Belly Porchetta Recipe Photo Demonstration

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Duck Confit Recipe: Substitute Olive Oil for Duck Fat

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California Extra Virgin Olive Oil Sensory Boot Camp

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Three Ways to Use Wild Fennel in Recipes

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Three Unexpected Grilled Vegetable Ideas for Summer

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Chefs use Made With Paper iPad App to Sketch Recipes

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Jordan Winery Dried Persimmon Dipped in Chocolate Recipe Fuyu Persimmon BLOG

Fall Dessert Recipe: Dried Fuyu Persimmons Dipped in Blond Chocolate

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How to Make Escabeche | Pickled Vegetables Recipe + Tips

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How to Make Dry Rub Video Recipe for Three Exotic Spice Rubs

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How to Infuse Olive Oil Video: Give the Gift of Infused Oil

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How to Make Dry Rub Pork Shoulder Video with Recipe

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Olive Oil and Citrus Marinated Goat Cheese Appetizer

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Wine and Cheese Pairing & Serving Tips Video

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Video: A Wine Country Chef’s Five Recommended Kitchen Gadgets

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Video: How to Grow, Harvest and Cook White Asparagus

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