Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’ – Cheesecakes Unlimited Feta Chicken Salad

August 2022 Recipe… One of the toughest decisions a person can make in the summer is which salad to enjoy at Cheesecakes Unlimited. Fortunately, their chefs have shared the recipeRead More
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Soup’s Cold

No-Hassle, No-Cook Gazpacho… What do you do when it’s hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk and you are craving soup? The last thing you want to doRead More
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Vibrant Life

Vida Juice Bar in Red Bluff… There’s a vibe that Yesenia Zaragoza strives for in her Vida Juice Bar in Red Bluff. Vida means “life” in Spanish and she knewRead More
Food + Dining, Life + Leisure, Recreation + Outdoors


Iruai Winery in Scott Valley… “Bacchus Amat Colles,” goes the Latin saying. Or, to put it in English: “Bacchus loves the hills.” Undoubtedly the Roman god of wine knew aRead More
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Chef Pam’s Bella Cucina… By the age of 3, Pam Buono was “making cookies, raviolis – the whole bit” with her great aunt. “I grew up in a traditional SicilianRead More
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What’s Cookin – Chocolate Sandwich Cookies with Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Cookie sandwiches are a fun way to enjoy a sweet treat, and these chocolate sandwich cookies with strawberry cream cheese frosting are sure to satisfy. The cookies are soft, chewyRead More
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Simply Peachy

Grilled Peach Chicken Salad… When the thermometer hits 100 degrees, the last thing you want to do is turn your oven on and spend the evening in the kitchen. It’sRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Cool Vibes

The New Buzz in Weaverville… The last two pandemic years have wreaked havoc on most California communities, with many local counties still trying to get back to 2019 economic levels.Read More
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First Fruits

Kitchel Family Organics in Los Molinos… There are a few jobs as hard as farming, but perhaps even fewer as rewarding. John and Lana Kitchel of Kitchel Family Organics haveRead More
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Made to Thrive

Alua’s Thrive Bar in Mt. Shasta… Mount Shasta has a longstanding reputation around the world as a place of awakening and healing. Now, it has a downtown health and wellnessRead More
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Tabbouli preparation is different for everyone. This recipe is one that my Lebanese grandmother used to make when I was a child, and my siblings and I would make itRead More
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Signature Combo

Bacon Burger Dogs… Every chef has a specialty – a signature dish he or she is proud to serve to friends and family. Over time, culinary artists experiment with ingredients,Read More
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Good Grain

David Krell’s Running Rabbit Mills… It might not seem like the most obvious career trajectory to go from engineer to wheat miller, but that’s part of what makes David KrellRead More
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Mother’s Day Punch

This easy-to-make punch is a great addition to a Mother’s Day luncheon and it only requires a few ingredients. You can alter it to your taste and make it withoutRead More
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Spring Veggie Frittata… The word “Frittata” translates roughly in Italian to “fried.” But to me, frittatas are the very definition of versatility, simplicity and deliciousness. (Plus, it’s just fun toRead More
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Recipe for Success

Red Bluff’s Izzy’s Bagels… Long-time residents of Red Bluff remember with great fondness the Bear Flag Republic, a popular coffee house that was also a gathering place. Its closure inRead More
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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

This recipe is the perfect solution for dealing with those brown bananas you often find sitting on your counter. Moist and chocolatey with the perfect balance of sweet and salty,Read More
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Widening the Range

Bison Chili… Herds of Bison have been roaming the plains of North America for 400,000 years. But the meat of this majestic animal is a virtual newcomer to the modernRead More
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Shameless Irish Nachos

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, and these Irish nachos offer a fun twist for folks who enjoy a traditional nacho plate. You can find them at Shameless O’Leery’s, orRead More
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Life’s a Picnic

Delicious Cold Fried Chicken… We’ve all heard the old saw, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.” For the glass-half-empty folks, March means windy, unpredictableRead More