Cathy Bianchi

Caviar, ribs and chocolate caramel truffle pie, oh my!

It is time, food-lovers of Auburn, to once again don your stretchy pants, tuck a napkin into the collar of your shirt, and pick up that knife and fork – the 27th Annual Celeb ...

Auburn baker offers gingerbread classes

Nothing says “Christmas is coming” like the smell of fresh gingerbread, the traditional holiday treat perfect for building edible houses and family traditions. “I ...

Shops showing holiday cheer

It’s looking a lot like Christmas in Old Town and Downtown Auburn with window decorations, ornament-festooned trees and tables filled with colorful holiday items. At Gimme Cake T ...

Decorating the holidays with tradition

By now, the tree trimming, baking and decorating are done. Now it’s time to enjoy it all with family and friends. It’s also a time when families’ holiday cheer is infused wit ...

Longtime baker opens Downtown store

For years, Cathy Bianchi has baked cakes, pies, cookies and other desserts for parties, weddings, local events and even raffles. Now the pastries are available daily at her new Dow ...

In a recession, Auburn businesses get creative to survive

Local businesses are finding creative ways to reduce overhead costs as the recession continues. An Auburn travel agency owner has closed her storefront and now works from home. ...

Food gurus dish on favorite kitchen ‘friends’

If you like to cook, chances are you have a favorite kitchen gadget or utensil. Often it is something that saves time or simplifies cleanup. Or it is something that evokes pleasant ...

Country apple and cherry tart is sweet addition to low-carb diet

Last October, Auburn resident Cathy Bianchi found out that her husband was diabetic, and his cholesterol was sky high. He had to make major changes real quick, she said in an e ...