Staci O'Toole, owner of Truffle Huntress, owns a truffle orchard in Placerville, Calif. She and her dog, Mila, hunt for truffles in their orchards and in other orchards in the area. They have found truffles on their property but are still waiting for more to come into production. Truffles are a growing, potentially lucrative, niche market for agriculture in California. Video made Dec. 18, 2017 in Placerville.
What would it be like to make pizza in zero gravity? Astronauts aboard the International Space Station worked together to add sauce and toppings to pizza crusts, making for an unusual spectacle of floating food.
There were over 500 entries in The Sacramento Bee’s 2017 Thanksgiving turkey poster decorating contest. The winning families received cash prizes for their entries, which also appeared in the newspaper on Dec. 6. Thanks to everyone who entered!
At the end of their lifecycle, many salmon that reach the Nimbus Fish Hatchery are killed for spawning, then their carcasses are frozen and shipped for processing. The salmon will be distributed to food banks to help needy families during the winter months.
Creamy’s by Cayla Jordan will open in Arden Fair Mall’s food court Saturday in the old Cold Stone Creamery. Cayla Jordan specializes in making and selling gourmet cheesecakes, This is Jordan's video highlighting her pop shop that went up for Concerts in the Park from July 2017.
Sunday, October 29, 2017, is the last day of business for King’s Restaurant, the West Sacramento dim sum eatery with roots dating to 1960. For decades, the restaurant at 1500 W. Capitol Ave. was overseen by China native Chew Lam. Longtime employee Jennifer Dong said last week that Lam, now in his 90s, is finally ready to retire.
Listeria is a bacteria that can cause food-borne illness, known as listeriosis. It can grow in foods such as uncooked meats, vegetables, soft cheeses and unpasteurized milk. Doctor Steven Gordon of Cleveland Clinic says that although listeria isn't common, it can be very dangerous.