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Greek Food and Wine Festival

Bring your friends and family to the three day annual Greek Food and Wine Festival and experience everything Greek. Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church is hosting the event, which is ...

Folsom home perfect for entertaining

If you are looking for a spacious home to call your own this Folsom property just might be it. The approximately 3,520-square-foot home boasts four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a sp ...

Bring on the heat with enchiladas

When I was living in New Mexico I grew fond of the Hatch green chilis grown in the region. Ever since then green chilis and cumin have become a staple in my kitchen. I don’ ...

More recipes from the serious sauce series

Last week I talked about the five mother sauces and this week I am continuing my focus on sauces. I made an amazing lobster mac and cheese recipe that is a meal in itself. I made i ...

Feeling saucy: Swordfish with béarnaise sauce and herb-lemon risotto

Sauces can take a dish from good to great, wonderful to wow, marvelous to magnificent … . I think you get the picture. Mac and cheese is really just macaroni in a cheese s ...

Folsom Fine Art Festival dates changed

Set your calendars for The Folsom Fine Art Festival from April 30 through May 1. This festival will be held at the Folsom Lions City Park. With such a beautiful setting, the park i ...

Murder Mystery dinner fundraiser

A grand celebratory evening turns deadly,  “Detective Stephano Ponte is a guest at the 80th birthday of Giovanni Sorento, the father of his life-long friends Marcello a ...

After yard work: Something light but hearty

As you know it was a very, shall I say, warm weekend. I had plenty of yard work that needed to get done since I missed doing my chores last weekend due to rain. So, warm or not, I ...

Join local author at book signing

Local author and humorist Bill Carpentier of El Dorado Hills debuts his collection of personal memories and idiosyncrasies told from a lighthearted perspective. In “No Child ...

Record Store Day a success at Dimple

Vinyl records, a live analog DJ set, heavy metal music in the parking lot and lines down the street were the hallmarks of Record Store Day 2016, at Dimple Records Folsom. On April ...

A weekend experience full of wine and fun

The El Dorado County Passport event is not only a fun weekend to drink a lot of wine; it is also an educational experience. Personally, I learned a lot about wine that I didn&rsquo ...

Sutter Street opens“Spamalot,” the silliest musical ever

So you’re trying to break into a French castle, and you create a large wooden rabbit. The French take it inside, and only then do you remember you should have hidden inside i ...

New York strip seared steakhouse style

I don’t eat red meat often. So when I do I choose a nice thick lean cut cooked to juicy perfection. This 1 pound, custom-cut 2-inch-thick New York strip was just what I neede ...