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SIERRA FOOTHILLS CHAMPION ON WHEATIES BOX Nevada City snowboarder Evan Strong, who recently won a gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, became the first elite para-athlete to appear on an iconic Wheaties box. “Despite my injury, I never stopped challenging myself to grow and reach new milestones,” says Evan. “I hope my story […]

Homemade Eggnog (video)

“From Buckingham Palace to the White House to New England homes everywhere, toasting the holidays with eggnog is a custom rich in tradition,” according to KitchenProject.com. “Historically, eggnog is first mentioned in the early part of the seventeenth century as a beverage used to toast one’s health.” National Eggnog day is celebrated every year on […]

Homemade “Oreo Cookies and Cream” ice cream: Video

Editor’s note: We tried this recipe from Food Network on the weekend, with some modifications (fresh vanilla beans and an equal part of half-and-half instead of condensed milk, for example), and it was delicious. BTW, here’s how to open a fresh vanilla bean. Ingredients 3 egg yolks 1 (14-ounce) can condensed milk 4 teaspoons vanilla […]