So, here’s a better, and healthier, idea. Mix fruits, vegetables, a few nuts for crunch, and a sweet treat right on the cheese plate. Forget the crackers. Try small bits of really tasty cheese with the fruits to see which combinations you like best. You’ll have fun, and so will your guests.
Heres a look at best salmon fishing hot spots as the Dec. 16 closing season looms, along with other current fishing conditions.
The San Francisco Chronicle has released its Top 100 Wines of 2013, a list culled by the esteemed Jon Bonne, and a round of cheers must be going around the Sierra foothills. A number of greater Sacramento-area producers and wineries that sourced their grapes from the area made the cut.
MINNEAPOLIS _ Dale Mulfinger stepped inside the one-room cabin with pine-paneled walls and a wood-burning stove. The feeling is North Woods, but the setting is Edina. Mulfinger's design for the back-yard "man cave" is also a bit unconventional.
Have you put up your holiday lights? Have your neighbors? Then let us know so we can share some of the best-lit residences in the Sacramento region to enjoy over the holidays.
In the early 1980s, I cut out a recipe from a McCalls magazine for Parker House rolls. It was in the cooking school section of the magazine and had step-by-step pictures.
One of my most memorable holiday cases was the Labrador retriever puppy (what else!) who had swallowed an entire string of Christmas tree lights. When he was brought in, gagging, I opened his mouth and could still see the plug, far in the back.
I’m hoping you can help me. My entire extended family booked an expensive vacation at the Veranda Resort in Turks and Caicos for a week. My immediate family had stayed there last spring and we loved it. When we booked it, it was managed by Grace Bay.
I went to college with two friends who are now a couple. I currently work with the boyfriend while his girlfriend works in a different organization down the street from us.