Author: Eileen

From The Publisher- Maybe you can help us out

It is time we got to know our readers better. We couldn’t be more thrilled when each edition arrives and you guys pick up pretty much every magazine we put out. I can’t tell you how much that means to me. Now, with the ever-changing demands of competing in the digital world, I could really use your help. We need to more clearly define our market, and that includes you. Whether you are a reader of our print edition only, engage with us digitally, or both, I could really use your help. We are conducting a reader survey and...

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Mazatlan Grill Susanville 530-257-1800 Mexican Cuisine

Excellent Food, Service, and Prices Welcome to Mazatlan Grill, Susanville’s favorite fiesta destination. Offering authentic Mexican cuisine and sporting a full bar, this family owned and operated little hacienda is a great place for locals and visitors alike to get together for some quality time over a delicious lunch or dinner. Nothing says authentic from South of the border like a good stiff margarita and Mazatlan Grill boasts the best in a wide variety of flavors. Whether you prefer the traditional lime cocktail on the rocks with a salted rim or want to go salt free and blended with strawberries, the talented staff is ready to fill your glass with a smile. Daiquiris, authentic Mexican beers...

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Fall Project: SLIME

1 bottle (4 ounces) white school glue 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon water McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors & Egg Dye McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye Your favorite McCormick® flavored extract 1 teaspoon contact lens solution PREPARATION Mix glue and baking soda in medium glass bowl until well blended. Stir in water and desired food color(s) and extract(s) until well blended and you get the color and smell you want. NOTE: Do Not Eat. While this slime looks and smells yummy, it is not edible. The addition of extract(s) is for scent only. Stir in contact...

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The Dancing Sandhill Cranes

Story By Eileen Majors Photo By Jan Ramelli We turned the corner heading onto a paved road just outside Westwood when a majestic scene caught our eye in the meadow beyond us. We ended up stopping in the middle of the road to catch the view, which caused us to eventually pull off to the side of the road. Out in the distance, a pair of Sandhill Cranes performed an ancient ritual, a mating dance that was truly spectacular to see. The dance included bows followed by leaps up to about eight feet high. We watched a fascinating series...

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Maple Creme Cookies

36 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon McCormick® Maple Extract 2 3/4 cups flour MAPLE CREME FILLING 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 2 teaspoons McCormick® Maple Extract 1 package (16 ounces) confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon water PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Cookies, beat butter, brown sugar and salt in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg and maple flavor; mix well. Gradually beat in flour on low speed until well mixed. Roll out...

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