Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’

Fried Okra… JULY 2021 RECIPE One of my favorite veggies grown in our garden is okra. It is perfect in a good gumbo, roasted in the oven or pickled. ButRead More
Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Snack Packin’

Easy-To-Make Road Trip Snack… “Are we there yet?”– Every kid on a road trip Some things are just meant to go together: Peanut butter and jelly. Milk and cookies. CakeRead More
Community, Food + Dining

The Big Cheese

Take the I-5 Cheese Tour… While many people know that happy cows come from California, not too many people know about the passionate and friendly cheesemakers from the northern partRead More
Food + Dining

More Than Simple Grains

Artisan bread at Grain Street Bakery in Etna… Bread in its many forms, is the most widely consumed food in the world, and has been for thousands of years. BakingRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Mom’s The Word

Make Mom’s Day Fundraiser Supports KIXE and Shasta Library Foundation… Redding public television station KIXE and the Shasta Library Foundation are cooking up a special meal to make this Mother’sRead More
Food + Dining

Family Night Pizza In A Bowl

April 2021 Recipe… This hearty pizza salad is a filled with lots of meats, cheeses and an assortment of yummy toppings. Addwhatever pizza cravings you might like. Enjoy! SALAD DRESSINGRead More
Food + Dining

Incredible Edible

Hard-Boiled Eggs, Superfood… I feel sorry for the traditional hard-boiled Easter egg. Once a prominent feature in Easter baskets, the incredible edible ovoid now takes a proverbial back seat toRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Recreation + Outdoors

Planting Seeds

Siskiyou County Communities Gardening Together… Gardening can often be challenging, but in Etna, the challenges are of near-Biblical proportions. Gardeners there have to contend with deer, jackrabbits and grasshoppers, notRead More
Food + Dining

A Hull Lotta Nuts

North State Hulling… For decades, Northern California has been known for growing almonds, the meaty, portable snack chock-full of protein and heart-healthy fats. In 1968, North State Hulling formed toRead More
Food + Dining

Peanut Butter Cup Crispy Rice Treats

March 2021 Recipe… Chocolate and peanut butter are one of the most satisfying sweet-and-salty flavor combos, and when you add it to crispy rice treats you’ve got an irresistible snack.Read More
Food + Dining

It’s Cheesy

Take Your Grilled Cheese To A Whole New Level… The second recipe I ever “invented” was my Super-Duper Crunchy Grilled Cheese Sammish – and more than a half century later,Read More
Community, Food + Dining

Seeds To Live By

Stewarding Well With Homeward Bounty Farms….. The seeds of farmer Kate O’Brien-Mann’s journey back to Siskiyou County were planted in her youth. “Probably like a lot of teenagers, I neverRead More
Food + Dining

Sweet Nothings

Chocolate Fondue For Two….. It’s kitschy. It’s retro. It’s romantic. It’s delicious. And it’s so simple to prepare that it barely requires a recipe. We’re talking about chocolate fondue andRead More
Food + Dining

Leave It To Beaver

Golden Beaver Distillery in Chico… Chico’s Kris Koenig was one of millions of people worldwide who had their air travel schedules abruptly altered in 2010 by the volcano eruptions inRead More
Food + Dining

Berry Delicious

DIY Strawberry Vinaigrette… This month, four out of every 10 Americans will make at least one New Year’s resolution. Losing weight, eating healthier and saving money are traditionally near theRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Safe & Tea

Dr. Richard Wickenheiser, Tehama County Health Officer… Hard to imagine, but there was a time when a county health officer could live and work in relative obscurity. “As long asRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Change Can Be Good

Molly Glenn’s Healthy Living Cookbook… Sometimes, it’s the little things. Just ask Molly and Carolyn Glenn, who have managed to become healthier and lose weight by making a few substitutionsRead More
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Keep Moving Forward

Staying Active During COVID-19… It doesn’t take an infectious disease expert to determine that life during a pandemic is pretty darn challenging. But even while protecting your health and thatRead More
Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Bee Good

Olivarez Bee Company in Orland… There’s good news in the North State for anyone who has been concerned about declining bee populations. The Glenn County town of Orland, home toRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Grab a Warm Drink From a Local Coffeehouse… A winter ensemble just isn’t complete without a cup of something warm to drink. Jackets, scarves and mittens will stave off aRead More