Food

Bring on the heat with enchiladas

When I was living in New Mexico I grew fond of the Hatch green chilis grown in the region. Ever since then green chilis and cumin have become a staple in my kitchen. I don’ ...

Cool and creamy coconut cake

Wynona Buxton, pictured, shares with us a coconut cake recipe she has been making for many years. The recipe was passed down to her from her aunt. “It was always my husba ...

Simple eats, easy cheats

A coworker said, “Hey, I want you to try this really yummy egg thing my wife made.” He brought me a piping hot egg and ham muffin cup creation. I was pleasantly surpr ...

Auburn Elementary break-in breakthrough

The case of two weekend burglaries at Auburn Elementary School in North Auburn has apparently been cracked. And a couple of teenage boys are identified as the perpetrators. The P ...

Bravo to biscotti

Biscotti is the plural form of biscotto. The word originates from the Medieval Latin word biscoctus, meaning “twice-cooked.” It defined oven baked goods that were baked ...

Warm up your winter with this Maltese classic

Over the weekend I was considering what dish I would like to share with you. Because it’s been the “rainy season,” and I mean a real rainy season, I was thinkin ...

Clams and linguine fit for inland dining

Last week I talked about the health benefits of seafood. While seafood is generally very healthy for you there are also some shellfish and finfish that are less than stellar in the ...

Children’s advocates take on ‘Vegas’ for fundraising

For children entering the care of the county, Court Appointed Special Advocates serve as a much-needed support system. These volunteer representatives, known as CASAs, act as a vo ...

Another View: For hungry collegiate, a gut check

How to find food: Food is a necessity for all human beings and, contrary to popular belief, college students just barely fall into that category. But there is an epidemic arising ...

Another View: Do you know what’s in the food on your table?:

Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries in our country according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Another federal non-partisan agency, ...

Reader Input: Drought calls for ban on certain crops

Since the drought will severely impact life’s basic necessities — food, for example — then non-life-sustaining uses, land-uses and policies must be prohibited. ...

Reader Input: Support fight for real food

It is no coincidence that the food and chemical industries combined to dump $47 million into promoting a pack of lies to defeat a proposition designed to make us aware of the manip ...