Sunday, December 8, 2013 10:00 pm
(Family Features) 'Tis the season for entertaining, and festive cocktails are in fashion for gatherings large and small. This season, shake things up a bit. Trade in the punch bowl for a cocktail shaker and serve up some easy, fun and delicious egg-based cocktails for guests.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - When you’re brain-storming holiday menus, do lovingly roasted turkeys with all the trimmings and decadent cookies dance alongside the peppermint and sugarplums in your visions? Certain flavors and foods are strongly associated with the holiday season – seafood, however, isn’t always among those favored dishes. But it could be! The right seasonings and a dash of creativity – along with historically low prices on well-loved options like lobster – could make seafood a centerpiece of your holiday menus.
Thursday, August 8, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—While food poisoning is unpleasant, it can also be dangerous. There are ways to avoid it. Knowing a few facts and figures can help.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 1:50 pm
A few weeks ago, I received an email that excited my whole family, “Cherries were ready to be picked!” The professional pickers had already been through a friend's orchard and she was generously inviting us to show up with bags in hand, sunscreen applied and our heads fitted with hats, to provide a bit of personal shade.
Thursday, November 8, 2012 12:00 am
Two Lodi High School graduates were among the top four in the nation for projects recognized recently at the National FFA Convention held in Indiana.
Saturday, June 16, 2012 12:00 am
Hundreds leaned forward as they watched presenter Charmaine Vierra whip up a tasty chia tapioca right in front of their eyes.
Friday, May 11, 2012 12:00 am
Raw milk, raw skim milk (non-fat), raw cream and raw butter produced by Organic Pastures Dairy of Fresno County is the subject of a statewide recall and quarantine order announced by California State Veterinarian Dr. Annette Whiteford, a report from the California Department of Food and Agriculture said.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 12:00 am
A new report finds that a handful of states are clamping down on
standards to regulate bacteria in raw milk, but local dairy farmers
say they will not be affected.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 12:00 am
Dear Timaree: Are dairy products the only real
option for getting calcium?
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 12:00 am
As Christmas Day draws near, Lodians are gearing up kitchens to
make their traditional Christmas cookies. They were asked to submit
their favorite cookie recipes. Some of the recipes have been in
their families for over 50 years or were made in remembrance of
family members. Some of them are old German or Swedish
Saturday, August 21, 2010 12:00 am
As I climbed a mountain of alfalfa bundles in my black
Timberland boots and brown cargo shorts, I quickly discovered it's
not best to imitate a UPS driver's outfit while working at a
Tuesday, July 6, 2010 9:50 am
(ARA) - Feline pet parents take pride in caring for their cat.
However, what many think are nutritious food options might not be
the best choice for their furry friend. It's often difficult to
separate fact from fiction when it comes to nutrition for your cat.
Saturday, July 3, 2010 5:55 am
Dear Barbara: We are going to have a picnic by a lake on the
Fourth of July. I know every year at this time you talk about food
safety, but I still have a question. I know there is a two hour
limit on leaving foods out like potato salad, deviled eggs, etc.
What if the dish contains no dairy? Does it still have a time
Saturday, June 26, 2010 12:00 am
There's nothing that says summertime picnic like perfectly
cooked hot dogs or sausages eaten beside a pool of water. Though
Wild Doggz owner Richard Stellmacher feels that hot dogs are a
year-round food, most would agree hot dogs just taste different
when you're at a Fourth of July picnic or camping in the woods.
Saturday, March 27, 2010 12:00 am
Dear Readers: I attended the Natural Products
Expo West trade show to find healthy, delicious and unique
products. The companies mentioned did not know that I was with the
media as I was sampling their goods, and I receive nothing from
Friday, November 27, 2009 12:00 am
The smell of onions fills Dayna Panella's kitchen as she
prepares ingredients for her pumpkin baked ziti and bakes a pie in
the oven. Her children, 1-year-old Jake and 3-year-old Lily, are
escorted to another room by her husband, Dan, as they ask when they
are going to see grandma.
Saturday, November 21, 2009 12:00 am
Debbie Viess is a biologist and co-founder of the Bay Area
Mycological Society. A former zoologist, she has been studying
mushrooms for the past 15 years. Viess is a member of the North
American Mycological Association and the education chair at the
Mycological Society of San Francisco. In a telephone interview, she
discussed poisonous mushrooms and offered advice for people who may
forage for them.
Thursday, October 8, 2009 12:00 am
It is a clear sign fall is here when fresh, colorful apples
replace the sweet fruit of summer in grocery stores.
Friday, May 8, 2009 10:00 pm
Dear Barbara: Can you give me the formula for
making bread or rice pudding with milk/egg ratio and sugar. I used
to do one egg to one cup of milk as the formula but my memory must
be wrong! My puddings always weep a lot of sweet liquid. Thank you.
- Walda from Thornton
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 10:00 pm
If there is anything that grows well in the Valley, it's fennel.
For a delicious, fresh and affordable garden treat, try growing it
for yourself - it's easy.
Friday, December 5, 2008 10:00 pm
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 10:00 pm
The air is fresh and cool. Children browse the assortment of
pumpkins at the nearby pumpkin patches. The aroma of freshly baked
pumpkin pie fills the air. These are the signs fall has
Monday, October 13, 2008 12:00 am
"Wine Guy," a fellow News-Sentinel blogger, happened to mention
in a recent
post that his early morning coffee of choice is a venti
(Starbucks term for "huge") non-fat, no-foam latte with three packs
of Sugar in the Raw.
Friday, June 27, 2008 10:00 pm
Featured Item: 100 milk caps from Lodi milk
Friday, May 2, 2008 10:00 pm
From one restaurant seeker to another, I feel obligated to tell
you that you're missing out. In the Big K-Mart shopping center,
where you may have eaten fish 'n' chips at Pelican Roost, there is
a new Thai restaurants that serves some of the best and most
flavorful food in Lodi.