Cooking classes in Sierra Foothills showcase spring’s bounty

“In just spring, when the world is puddle-wonderful.” —E . E . CUMMINGS FARMERS ARE PLANTING THEIR SUMMER CROPS and harvesting spring’s bounty. Spring lettuces are headed for the markets. April is a time for asparagus and artichokes. Fresh local onions, squash, peppers and eggplant are expected in May and June. Here’s a sampling of […]

Lamb’s Victorian Inn Cookie Recipe

These homemade cookies are offered to guests at Lamb’s Victorian Inn in Grass Valley: In Mixer: 2/3 stick unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 stick browned unsalted butter (whisk when foamy) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Sift together 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking […]

Top Google searches for year in food, drink, dining, travel

The top Google searches in food, drink, dining and travel were diverse, with some surprises. One example: In Sacramento, Huell Howser, host of California’s Gold travel show who died this year, ranked among the top 10 search terms. (Credit: In the Kitchen)