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Food + Dining

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
Food + Dining

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
Food + Dining

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
Food + Dining

Violet Evergarden

Looking for a unique signature wedding cocktail or a tasty Valentine’s Day treat? Look no further than this elegant, eye-catching beauty. Don’t let the arresting purple color fool you. ThisRead More
Food + Dining

Lobster Tails

Lobster Macaroni and Cheese… For many of us, Valentine’s Day dinner means getting a reservation at a fancy restaurant and forking over more money than you normally do for aRead More
Food + Dining

Farmer’s Market

Get to Know Your Farmer… Remember that New Year’s resolution you made to eat better and get into shape? Well, the farmers market season is just around the corner, andRead More
Food + Dining

Lovely Liqueur

Denny Bar’s Zen De La Creme… “Generally in life, if I don’t like it, I don’t do it,” quips Pamela Montalvo, who made the unlikely move from New York CityRead More
Community, Food + Dining, Life + Leisure

Well Grounded

True to the Brew at Brew Craft Coffee… “With How Long this shop has been here, we didn’t want to change anything because we wanted everyone to know that itRead More
Food + Dining

From the Hearth’s – Tomato Basil Soup (Home Recipe)

This delicious soup is made daily at From the Hearth and pairs wonderfully with grilled cheese. Be sure to stir often and scrape the bottom to ensure you don’t burnRead More
Food + Dining

Well Fed

Creating Healthier Outcomes One County At a Time… Back in 2001, Chico State University students and advisors formed a program to help boost physical activity, nutrition, food security and healthRead More
Food + Dining

Shuffle Off to Buffalo

Buffalo Cauiflower “A Healthy outside starts from a healthy inside.” – Robert Urich A little over a decade ago, cauliflower was little more than a standard item on a typicalRead More
Food + Dining

Leaving a Legacy

Keeping it healthy at Sohnrey Family Foods. It’s a new year, and many of us have vowed to reach for healthier snacks on January 1. Since our hands first venturedRead More
Food + Dining

Tea Time

The Literary Genius of Noveltea Tins… There are some words better suited to making puns than others. “Tea” might be at the top of that list. Just ask Jorgen StovneRead More
Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’

The Bantam Kitchen & Cooler’s Cajun Shrimp… OCTOBER 2021 RECIPE The Bantam Kitchen & Cooler is a hidden gem located at 2704 Hartnell Ave. Suite J in Redding. If you’reRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Kitchen Connection

Welcome To Nature’s Connection in Yreka… Like any major thoroughfare in the United States, Interstate 5 is lined with familiar logos, restaurants and truck stops catering to a generic grab-‘n’-goRead More
Community, Food + Dining

Orange Appeal

Make A Stop At Joe’s Giant Orange in Shasta Lake… Just off I-5, a big plastered painted orange sits perched in front of what is dutifully named Joe’s Giant OrangeRead More
Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’

Lemon Raspberry Muffins… September 2021 Recipe Muffins are a classic breakfast favorite, and these lemon raspberry muffins are no exception. They’re perfectly moist, bursting with juicy raspberries, have a crunchyRead More
Food + Dining

Art or Science?

Find Out More About Molecular Gastronomy… “Cooking is an art, but all art requires knowing something about the techniques and materialsUsing modernist techniques, you get more control, and that allowsRead More
Food + Dining

What’s Cookin’?

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde… August 2021 Recipe Tomatillos are plentiful in our garden this year, but readily available at stores and farmers markets as well.This bright, tangy roasted tomatillo salsaRead More
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