Food & Wine

Holly jolly holiday treats

How we love the holiday time of the year. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and if you have any leftovers in the fridge, it is time to toss it out. And the bad news keeps rolli ...

Goodbye to Auburn Chevys with tears, cynicism

Ex-employees said their goodbyes Wednesday to the suddenly shuttered Auburn Chevys as they commisserated together at the entrance with final paychecks in hand until shooed away by ...

Oh ... fudge!

Well, it’s time to start making holiday gifts and this week and we offer nothing better than homemade fudge. The first one was my mother’s fudge recipe. She made it for ...

Tasty sides you'll give thanks for

Happy Thanksgiving! Today I hope you have a great day watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, watching football and eating great food. Just in case you are looking for s ...

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 ...

Cooking with apples

  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 apple ...

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 ...

Grazing with Gary: Harvest lasagna, pumpkin soup

Well, not sure if the warm days say fall but the cool nights sure do. Thanks to all the fans that read the recipes, and have come out to the Home Show, Farm and Barn and the Wine a ...

Excited over eggplant

2017 Winning Eggplant Recipe. Photo courtesy Rachel Sexton. Eggplant Quiche. Photo courtesy Grazing with Gary Well, we have reached another end of the month. Fall has offici ...

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 ...