Food & Wine

Pastas of the seven seas

Well, this week I celebrate with you my one-year anniversary doing the recipes for the Auburn Journal. It started out as a chance to promote the Mandarin Festival with recipes but ...

Ribs, chili cookoff in Auburn

Pull out the apron and light up the grill, the second annual All American Ribs and Chili Cookoff will take place Sept. 29. The event is not only serving up barbecue deliciousness ...

For the love of the doughnuts

Well, I can no longer hold out, summer is over. Please don’t tell the weather person that because after a pretty nice few weeks the heat is back. But now is time to let the b ...

McDemolition Time: Teardown for Auburn McDonald’s building

Summer salads and slaw

Well, I am not ready to give up on summer yet. Pay no attention to the stores piled with Halloween candy, decorations and commercials on TV have turned to fall and Halloween. Today ...

Gingered Zucchini Marmalade

This unusual marmalade makes a great gift. Label it “Mystery Marma-lade” and see who can guess the secret ingredient. Ingredients 2 oranges 2 lemons ...

Colfax’s new business, Sourdough Solutions, could be life-changing

Where’s the white bread? You won’t find any at Sourdough Solutions, but what you will find is an array of highly nutritious bread bursting with flavor, whole grains and ...

Back to school, snack to school

Well, school starts in just a few days and today we offer back-to-school recipes. Kids get tired of the PB&J sandwiches so it is time to expand our list of lunch box items. &n ...

Tips for the family on eating healthier

This month, focus on healthful eating and active lifestyles for children and families. August is Kids Eat Right Month, an initiative sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Die ...

Parade of flavors for your palette

A parade of food trucks will pull up to Auburn’s Recreation Park for the Food Truck Fiesta in a few weeks. Not only will there be around 15 different trucks offering everyth ...

Mouth-watering watermelons

Well here we are August has arrived and school starts in 11 days. What happened to the summer?  Mothers are popping the cork and celebrating they get their weekday lives back. ...

Grazing the garlic in Gilroy

Well here goes another month, schools start in two weeks and the heat has us all cranky. Well, this weekend I am encouraging you to venture out to Gilroy. This city is playing ho ...

18 wineries on parade this weekend

For a weekend of wine, food, music, and educational experiences at 18 participating wineries along the Placer County wine trail. The Grape Days of Summer is a celebration of local ...

Zuke rush

Well, with this heat, the gardens are in full bloom. Time for the zucchini rush to take over the world. Everyone will be offering zucchini from their gardens and what will we do wi ...