What other real ice cream parlors exist besides Fentons? I've never really been a fan of Fentons. Bonus points if you have a good suggestion in Contra Costa. It doesn't need to offer food, just great sundaes and shakes.
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.