NorCal’s Jesse O’Rourke, Boondocker & Polaris Pro

By Melissa Wynn Photos Courtesy Jesse O'Rourke    One of the main reasons so many avid outdoorsmen call Northern California home is due to their need for adventure and a common addiction to adrenaline. Nowhere is this more obvious than with Chico native...

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Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

1) Roast the garlic 1 whole small bulb of garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil Peel most of the paper off of the outside the clove. Cut the top off of the head exposing the cloves inside. Drizzle the olive oil over the exposed cloves. Wrap the oiled clove in foil and roast...

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Turkey Gravy Recipe

Carefully remove turkey from the pan and place on platter. (use a large, heavy spatula under back side with a large metal spoon in the cavity to lift,) Let the juices drain off turkey into turkey roasting pan as you transfer. Hopefully you have a nice collection of...

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Fresh Roasted Turkey Recipe

Rub on butter then salt and pepper turkey. Cover loosely with foil so it doesn’t stick to the skin, but tightly around the pan to seal in juices.Roast at 325º for 20 minutes per pound or until leg meat falls from the bone when pulled on. Remove foil last half hour in...

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Josie’s Midori Cake Recipe

 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix 1 3oz Pistachio Pudding 4 eggs ½ cup plain or coconut yogurt ½ cup vegetable oil ¾ cup Midori ½ teaspoon coconut flavoring Directions: Mix all together in a mixing bowl. Beat for 4 min. Pour into a greased bundt pan. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes...

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Our Visit to Josie’s Kitchen

By Eileen Majors    I knew what we were in for when we visited the Lake Almanor home of Ryan and Josie Gibbs and their two boys, Carson and Reece; Their family business is Buffalo Chips Pizza in Westwood.        I knew we were in for a treat for I had...

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Behind the Music with LANCO

The ONLY country band to achieve a PLATINUM single prior to a debut album release By Molly Barber     Lyrics are important. For me, they can make or break a song. I think it's always a special moment when you hear a song for the first time and...

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