food

Experts advise dividing plate into fourths for good nutrition

As National Nutrition Month winds down, local health advocates are reminding people to watch what they eat. This year’s theme is to “get your plate in shape,” said Kathy Kenn ...

No microwave? No worries with this food-stuffed pocket

Cooking for a family certainly does bring out your creativity. Recently, our microwave died. If you’d asked me, I’d have said that I really don’t even use this appliance … ...

Having a devil of a time finding use for Easter eggs

One of the things that has always befuddled me about Easter is the egg dyeing. I loved it as a kid, and enjoy it with our kids to this day, but you always end up with a whole rain ...

Media Life: Gold Rush grub with a twist of Lyme

Today’s California cuisine is a long way from a Hangtown fry or other Gold Rush grub but it traces its roots to mining communities like Auburn and Coloma (and Deadwood and Murder ...