4 ‘health’ foods that are bad for you

Healthy living can be harder than it sounds. You know you should exercise more and … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for April 17, 2018

Ladies Night Out will benefit Sober Grad A Ladies Night Out Dinner and Bingo set … Read more

Fabulous fry sauce

Last year my family relocated from Atlanta, Ga., to Boise, Idaho. Idaho, of course, is … Read more

A simple lemon cake that helped create a legend

When Craig Claiborne discovered Maida Heatter in 1968, she was already a bit of a … Read more

Food & Drink Notes for April 10, 2018

Old tradition revived in Angels Camp A Whiskerino Dinner Dance, a kick-off event leading up … Read more

Stuffed peppers easy and delicious

Stuffed peppers are what dinner dreams are made of. They can be filled with any … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for April 3, 2018

Old tradition revived in Angels Camp A Whiskerino Dinner Dance, a kick-off event leading up … Read more

Yes. Chocolate for breakfast

No matter how much cream and honey you pour into your bowl, no matter the … Read more

How to cook perfect salmon fillets, always

When it comes to simple, quick weeknight meals, salmon fillets always have a place in … Read more

Brighten up Passover table with modern dishes

Passover is the annual holiday that commemorates the Jews’ exodus from slavery in Egypt. It … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for March 27, 2018

Annual Cioppino Dinner set for Friday The Sonora Lions Club will present it annual Harvey … Read more

Mayonnaise a base for tasty dips

Shakespeare once wrote, “Time cannot wither, nor custom stale her infinite variety.” He was referring … Read more

Turn to dark chocolate for a heart-healthy treat

The mighty Mayans touted it as the “Food of the Gods,” and ever since millions … Read more

Stuffed cabbage recipe is weeknight friendly

Stuffed cabbage is a comforting winter dish that also makes a complete meal. The traditional … Read more

Ancient ingredient still used today

One of the oldest foods we enjoy and cook with today was domesticated by Native … Read more

The Cupid truffle has a bonus

Coconut macaroons meet dark chocolate truffles in these little treats. Inside the snap of the … Read more

The secret to better Thai dishes may already be in your fridge

Thai red curry paste is the condiment that’s started a thousand meals in my kitchen. … Read more

Where has this been all your life?

You could be forgiven if you’ve never eaten a butter tart. There is no flashy … Read more

Dutch baby casserole a crowd-pleaser

With its puffed edges and eggy pancake-meets-popover texture, a Dutch baby pancake is guaranteed to … Read more

Vertical chicken a go-to Friday night dinner

I have had many a heated conversation over how to roast a chicken. I even … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for January 22, 2018

Pack and Social Club to host 17th annual dinner The Emigrant Basin Pack and Social … Read more

A dish for lovers of non-fishy fish

There are “fishy” fish, and then there are non-fishy fish. And with its mild, milky … Read more

Swap the chips for a different game day snack

Swap tortilla chips for pita chips in this Mediterranean nacho recipe. For a party, create … Read more

Take your taste buds on a trip to Greece

One of the easiest, tastiest sheet pan chicken dinners picks up big flavor from a … Read more

Freeze soup for an easy cold-day meal

With cold weather probably hanging around for some time, I like to have a variety … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for January 16, 2018

Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown set for Feb. 10 The annual Chocolate Lovers’ Hoedown, a community dance … Read more

Rich, spicy one-pan meal good for breakfast, lunch or dinner

It used to be that whenever I craved a bowl of runny-yolked eggs poached in … Read more

Since no one ever seems to invite me to a pig pull or a crab … Read more

A hearty salad for a month of healthy eating

Current dietary wisdom dictates that to mitigate all the indulgences of the holidays, January becomes … Read more

Food and Drink Notes for January 9, 2018

Chili cook-off set for Saturday in Soulsbyville Chili chefs are invited to participate Saturday in … Read more

Pizza ‘tarts’ get the party started

If it were up to my fiance, the only appetizer that would be served in … Read more

It’s all about the sauce

A quick Asian orange sauce gives this healthy salmon dinner recipe bright flavor. No broccolini? … Read more

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