Holiday Fairs & Festivals in the Sierra Foothills

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS IN NEVADA CITY Sundays, Dec. 6, 13, 20 1:30-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 16, 23, 5-9 p.m. Welcome the holiday season in style in historic Nevada City, where each year the town’s picturesque downtown transforms into a Christmas card come to life. The annual, family tradition features holiday activities for all ages: carriage rides, […]

How to make potato pancakes

Potato pancakes are associated with cuisines of many European and Middle Eastern traditions including Austrian and German (Kartoffelpuffer) and Jewish (Latkes). Latkes are a popular treat during the eight-day Festival of Lights. The oil for cooking the latkes symbolizes the oil from the Hanukkah story that kept ancient Israel lit with a long-lasting flame that […]