A Pear Rant – Revisited

Sometimes I just don’t know when to leave well enough alone. Take my pear dumplings, for example. Please. They were adaptations of a perfectly lovely Apple Dumpling recipe from a Napa cooking class I attended at Copia: American Center for Wine, Food… Continue Reading


Go Red for Heart Health

February is National Go Red for Women Month, part of a movement to encourage women (and men, too) to embrace heart-healthy lifestyles. Mercy Medical Center in Redding marked the event on Friday by inflating a big red dress on top of its… Continue Reading