Food & Wine

Local coffeehouse plays host to regional coffee art competition

What does a tulip and the mythical creature pegasus have in common? Aside from their admirable beauty, well, not a whole lot. Except when they are both poured as lactic art express ...

The day of the donuts

Well, last week we had National Donut Day and so this week I wanted to share my favorite homemade donut recipe. Rachael Ray’s Adult donuts are out of this world. And with the ...

From local farm to flavorful forks

Happy June! The year is half over and where did it go? Well today our recipes are inspired by the local farmers’ market. Every Saturday in Auburn or every Tuesday in Rosevil ...

Barbecue Pork Chops and Huli Huli Chicken

Well, I want to start off by thanking everyone that stop by the cooking stage at the Auburn Home Show and said hello. It was great hearing from everyone that enjoys the recipes. W ...

Rhubarb Strawberry Pie Filling

This tart and sweet pie filling is a delicious way to enjoy these early spring offerings. Use Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jonagold, or other cooking apples for the best texture ...

Awards rolling in for Placer County wineries

Placer County Vintners Association wineries continue to produce award-winning wines. Five wineries in Placer County showcased their wares in the 2018 California State Fair Commerci ...

Morsels for Memorial Day

Well this month is just flying by. We are almost ready for Memorial Day weekend and graduations. Let summer begin! May is official Barbecue Month and this week I challenge you to t ...

Three berry good recipes

This weekend the BerryFest is being held @ The Grounds in Roseville. This is Placer County’s first food festival of the year. Local strawberry farmers will be selling baskets ...

Inside the Loomis Basin Brewing Company

Tucked away off Swetzer Road is one of Placer County’s prized breweries: the Loomis Basin Brewing Company, which has been serving people since 2010. The brewery, owned by f ...

Swiss chard in springtime

Swiss chard has to be one of the most beautiful vegetables I have ever seen. Its large, green leaves are ribbed with veins of pink, purple or red that run down to the pearly white ...

Get to know your leafy greens

How well do you know your leafy greens? Bundled on shelves at the farmers’ market or grocery store, they may look similar. But each kind has a distinct flavor. Pick one, som ...

Wine for Mother’s Day

Spend Mother’s Day on the wine trail. The following wineries will be hosting special activities for the holiday. Some fees may apply. Cante Ao Vinho: Complimentary wi ...

Three takes on chicken for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate the Mexican Army’s unlikely victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla, ...