Food & Wine

Canning cranberries for the holidays

Whole cranberry sauce is a holiday staple on our tables. The texture and flavor of homemade sauce is perfect. Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce Makes about eight 8-ounce jars. ...

Cooking by the cookbook

Well this is the week of the Mandarin Festival. Life is very busy getting everything ready. This week we feature recipe from the 2018 Mandarin Festival Cookbook. The cookbook will ...

Thanksgiving dinner fixings in food giveaway

Along with the bags of food, Thanksgiving dinner fixings will be included with the next United Way Food Access Saturday. The food program was originally created to help working i ...

More mouth-watering mandarin recipes

We continue our mandarin recipes. It is all open season now. Today our recipe takes us back to the very first Mandarin Festival Recipe Contest. Way back when the festival was still ...

Mad about mandarins

Grazing with Gary Well, we made it to November and that means my hat changes to mandarins! Yes the first of the mandarins have made their way to the farmers’ market, The Man ...

Caramel apple crumb cake

Happy Thursday! With so much going on last weekend, I thought we needed to bring on the apple recipes. The Apple Festival last weekend found us with boxes and bags of apples ...

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 ...