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Italian Sausage & Kale Soup

Enjoy this Italian version of the ever popular sausage and kale soup for dinner tonight.

3 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 pound bulk Italian sausage

2 large carrots, sliced

3 stalks celery, sliced

1 bay leaf

1 sprig fresh thyme… Continue reading

Have a “Souper” January!

News alert! Perfect soup weather has come to Placer County! January temperatures are cold enough for lots of brimming bowls of piping hot soup and thick warming stew, so grab the kettle and let’s get cooking.

You don’t need to… Continue reading


Saturday January 18, 10-1 pm. Local Culture. From Grass Valley, Local Culture is committed to cultivating live foods for living well. Stop by for a taste.

Chili Smith

The amazing dried heirloom beans from Chili Smith Family Foods in Sacramento are locally grown and deliciously healthy. Grown to standards higher than organic bean certification, Chili Smith’s beans are very clean, not GMO, and dried naturally, not in a… Continue reading

New Beers for 2020

Monkey Knife Fight from Tower Brewing, Sacramento, is a classic American malt forward Pale Ale with just a mellow amount of hops.

June Shine Hard Kombucha Blood Orange Mint, San Diego, is organic, gluten-free,  made with honey, probiotic, and brewed… Continue reading

Winter Cookies

Wackym’s flavor of the season is Ginger Lime, crispy nuggets full of crystallized ginger and tangy lime. Also enjoy their Dark Chocolate Orange, Triple Ginger, Cherry Oat Walnut, and Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies. 

Mandarin Cranberry Salad

Make your winter salads sparkle with winter greens, mandarins, and dried cranberries.


3 c baby spinach

3 c arugula

1 1/2 c mandarin segments

1 c toasted walnuts or pecans

3/4 c dried cranberries

1/2 c shaved Parmesan… Continue reading

Happy Holidays from Newcastle Produce!

Ho, ho, ho! This holiday season let the busy elves at Newcastle Produce help to make your holidays tasty, healthy, and stress free.

Our produce elves, along with our wonderful local farmers, are filling bag after bag with juicy, sweet… Continue reading

Cranberry Coffee Cake

2 c all purpose flour

1 1/2 t baking powder

1 t baking soda

1/2 t salt

1 c sugar

2 T orange or mandarin zest
1/2 cup butter, room temperature

2 large eggs

1 c plain Greek Yogurt

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Mandarin Madness!

We are used to folks going mad for mandarins. We see it every year, so we always keep a steady supply of tree-ripened sweet mandarins on hand throughout the season. We know how easy it is to eat a 10-pound… Continue reading