Food & Wine

Have a happy PlacerGROWN holiday season

Food is definitely at the core of our holiday traditions. In the foothills, we are blessed with year-round harvests from family farms, inspiring us to create colorful and tasty h ...

Savoring the moment helps reduce holiday stress

With holidays just around the corner people are pulling out favorite family recipes or combing magazines for new culinary treasures. But, local caterer Barbara Winnie believes cre ...

Joanne Neft to sign cookbooks Nov. 17

‘Real Food’ cookbook signing When: 9 a.m. Nov. 17 Where: Sierra Fresh Farmers’ Market, 965 Orchard Creek Lane, Lincoln Hills Website: placercountyrealfood.com Joan ...

Wondering what to do with a watermelon?

Ever buy a watermelon at the grocery store and then wonder what the heck to do next? Amanda Lutton, chef and owner of California Catering in Auburn, offers the following tips for ...

Calendar

Thursday, July 8 - Lincoln Rotary – Meets at noon on Thursday at the Women’s Club, 499 E Street (corner of Fifth and E streets) in Lincoln. Come join us and learn about Rotary. ...

Introducing Norcalmarketplace.com

Gold Country Media is excited to announce the launch of our newest Web site- www.norcalmarketplace.com, the most comprehensive local Northern California business directory in the a ...

Seasonal Farmers’ Markets open here

Every Monday, starting this week, mountains of cauliflower, cabbage and cherries can be seen in the Twelve Bridges Shopping Center parking lot. That’s because from this week unti ...

Inaugural Italian Festival attracts 15,000

Fifth and F streets were jam packed with spectators last Saturday as they enjoyed the sounds of Italian music and sampled different treats. That’s because Lincoln had an inaugura ...

Buying from local farmers a win-win situation

I like to shop local. Besides saving at least 40 minutes roundtrip on the freeway, I’m doing my small part in helping the economy. And local small-business owners and their st ...