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BABY, IT’S COLD OUTSIDE

Jan 12, 2014

We in the west are enjoying lots of sunshine (and not much wet), but much of the country is buried in snow.  One hopes that doesn't include pets that are left outdoors without food or shelter.  It can be, and should be, considered a crime to ...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
S.F. Giants all-star outfielder Hunter Pence on the Paleo diet

S.F. Giants all-star outfielder Hunter Pence on the Paleo diet

The Paleo diet was the most Googled diet in all of last year, and JAX at the Tracks in Truckee has a popular Paleo diet menu. Here’s what San Francisco Giants star outfielder Hunter Pence thinks of “eating like the Flintstones”: Your browser does not support iframes.

Brown Thumb Mama
Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Jan 12, 2014
Cheeseburger Egg Rolls

Fact: egg rolls are delicious. Fact: egg rolls are usually full of veggies, which means nobody wants to eat them. Fact: when you cross a cheeseburger with an egg roll, you get something yummy that everyone in the family will eat. Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 small onion, chopped fine (I recommend this...

Bamboo and More
Rain—just kidding!

Jan 12, 2014
Rain—just kidding!

As I mentioned recently, 2013 was the driest year on record in California, and we’re on the verge of a severe drought. Rain—or the lack thereof—is on everybody’s mind. Watching the weather forecast for any sign of precipitation has become a pastime for many.

Palpable excitement was in the air on...

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mamawolfe
Persistence

Jan 12, 2014
Persistence

You probably have no idea how close I was to giving up. Seriously. Sometimes all the new-year-resolution-I’m-going-to-do-it-this-way-this-year talk backfires on me. It’s my stubborn streak, I know.  You’ve got to do it for the right reasons, that little voice kept whispering to me. Tell your stories. Use your voice. Share your words. Sigh. Here...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Morgan’s Lobster Shack in Truckee to reopen this month

Morgan’s Lobster Shack in Truckee to reopen this month

We enjoyed eating at Morgan’s Lobster Shack in Truckee when it opened in late June. The restaurant, run by Shawn and Heather Whitney, offered fresh Maine lobster, fish and seafood dishes. Menu items included “wicked fresh” fish (halibut, salmon, scallops and shrimp) and chips, lobster rolls, lobster and grilled cheese sandwiches. We enjoyed lunches...

Chronicles of Nothing
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Chip Scones

Jan 12, 2014
Recipe: Easy Chocolate Chip Scones

You know when you forget to get stuff for breakfast, but you want something yummy? That happened to me the other day. Then I saw a box of Bisquick in my fridge as well as an opened package of mini-chocolate … Continue reading 

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Crazy for Crust
Snickers dip recipe – and if you want it healthy, serve with apples

Jan 12, 2014
Snickers dip recipe – and if you want it healthy, serve with apples

Snickers Dip

This Snickers Dip is the perfect sweet appetizer to feed a crowd! And well, it’s dip made of Snickers. How can that not be amazing? Er, so this is not at all healthy. That recipe is coming tomorrow. This recipe? Is to die for....

Finding Our Way Now
Mark West Pinot Noir: Wine

I had a scrumptious dinner the other night with my husband and of course we had some wine to go with it. The server recommended a Mark West Pinot Noir and boy was she right...The post Mark West Pinot Noir: Wine appeared first on Finding Our Way Now.

The Sacramento Bee
Between the Lines: Haunting titles start the new year

Between the Lines: Haunting titles start the new year


“Mayhem,” a novel by Sarah Pinborough

The literary landscape for the new year looks loaded with top fiction and nonfiction titles. Oddly, among new big-buzz books are these works guaranteed to bring on the chills (even in warmer weather):

“Turn Down the Lights,” edited by Richard Chizmar...

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