food

Auburn Community takes action and participates in food drive

September is National Hunger Action Month and the Auburn community is stepping up. Most recently local churches banded together during a successful Sunday food drive and another no ...

Food truck debate in Auburn beckons question of fairness

Editor’s note: This is the first story of a three-part series that will appear in the Journal in the days leading up to the Sept. 24 Auburn City Council meeting, where a new set ...

Paleo takes diets back to future

When Molly Dunham prepares dinner for her family the scene is reminiscent of most family dinners ? at least at the beginning. It starts with a carefully selected cut of grass-fed b ...

McClintock: Show you care

An open letter concerning the labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms: Dear Congressman (Tom) McClintock: I am very disappointed that you have not signed on to ask the FDA to la ...

Leaders need to listen

Re: (Call to Readers, Journal, Nov. 28): If I were to be elected as a leader whether it be local, state or federal, the first thing I would do would be to ask “We the People.” ...

Don’t take from needy

To volunteer is to give of one’s own free will. I would ask the food give away programs of Placer County to remember that the next time the volunteers show up to hand food out to ...

Real Food: Pot roast even better with grass-fed beef

We are what we eat. It makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? Our good health depends on the quality, not quantity, of food we consume each and every day. In Placer County we are tru ...

Seeking help from Santa’s kitchen elves?

Are the holidays making you hungry? You need to fuel up before making that list and checking it twice, and area restaurants and businesses are ready to help. Whether calling in an ...

All welcome at Auburn's Thanksgiving feast

Don’t worry about roasting a bird this Thanksgiving. The Salvation Army’s got you covered. Plans are underway for Auburn’s 18th annual community Thanksgiving Day dinner, a ...

Oktoberfest anyone? Take your pick from local celebrations

You don’t have to fly to Germany to soak in the Oktoberfest festivities this year. Gold Country Rotary’s Oktoberfest takes place 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Placer Building of the ...

Councilman trip concerned local topics

A recent meeting in Washington, D.C. included talks of Auburn issues. Councilman Mike Holmes said Wednesday he had several reasons for making the trip. “There were two reasons, ...

Fall full of tastebud-friendly festivities

Fall is working its way into the foothills, bringing with it a feast of fairs and festivals where food and beverages are the focus. Grab a snack and start marking your calendar w ...

Media Life: Auburn’s State Theater rolling out classic film series

It turns out this weekend’s showing of “Food, Inc.” is just a sampling of the tasty film fare being cooked up for the State Theater in the coming year. The stately Downtown ...

Locally Yours: Wow mom with a simple, special holiday menu

I love the first two weeks of May. First we celebrate May Day with May poles and flowers and then we celebrate Mother’s Day with good food and lots of fun. When I was a child in ...

Locally Yours: Finding ways to spice up day-to-day cooking experience

I love to cook and I have trained myself to cook to sooth myself, and to meditate while I cook. The thornier the problem the more complex the recipe I choose to prepare. I need to ...