Zucchini Recipes

After a successful growing season, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with the amount of goodies a garden can produce. Zucchini is a popular vegetable being picked this time of year and is used in many yummy and fall festive recipes. Whether you’re making it for your... read more

Mountain Apple Crisp

Ingredients: * 4 pounds tart apples * 2 tablespoons lemon juice * 2/3 cup brown sugar, packed * 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon * 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg * 2/3 cup all-purpose flour * 1/2 cup granulated sugar * 1/3 cup rolled oats * 6 tablespoons cold butter (3/4... read more

Grandma’s Shrimp Chicken Skillet

Grandma’s Shrimp Chicken Skillet INGREDIENTS 4-6 ½ oz package rice pilaf (or try our rice pilaf recipe!) 6 tsp butter 1 tsp Cajun seasoning 1 tsp garlic (chopped) 1 onion (sliced thinly) ½ pound boneless/skinless chicken breast tenders 9 oz frozen peas ½ pound cooked... read more

Armenian Rice Pilaf

Armenian Rice Pilaf *Better than any boxed pilaf you’ll ever taste, and just as easy!* INGREDIENTS: ½ cup uncooked spaghetti (broken into ½ inch pieces) 1 cup uncooked rice 4 Tbs butter or margarine 2 cups water 6 chicken bouillon cubes Pinch of salt ¼ tsp pepper... read more

Front Porch Pumpkins

Front Porch Pumpkins *A twist on the scary, bringing you splashes of gold, cream, and berry* You Will Need: Pumpkins and gourds of various sizes, shapes, and colors Spray Paint- Gold, Silver,Cream(flat), Black (flat), and Rust(with a shimmer) In a well protected and... read more

Snowmobile Trails – Lassen & Plumas National Forest

GRAEAGLE AREA TRAILS: Lakes Basin Recreation Area – Just two miles south of Graeagle, the groomed Gold Lake Highway winds through the Lakes Basin Recreation Area, connecting highways 89 and 49. This area offers 38 miles of groomed routes for snowmobiling. Gold... read more

Moody’s Bistro & Lounge 530-587-8688

By Melissa Wynn During a recent stay in Truckee, California, we spent an exceptional evening out. Set in the warmhearted early 19th Century ambiance of the Truckee Hotel (our lodging choice for the weekend and also featured this month), Moody’s Bistro & Lounge... read more

Fruit Juices Can Affect Your Medications

Here’s something to contemplate over your morning fruit juice. A few years back, doctors discovered the “grapefruit effect”—the fact that drinking grapefruit juice affects the way certain blood pressure medications work. Doctors have since found that... read more

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