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El Dorado Hills Art Association annual Spring Tour event

The El Dorado Hills Art Association is having their annual Spring Tour open house event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 21 and 22 at a location TBA. “This free event will feat ...

Corned beef and cabbage: More than a tradition

Reene is short for Maureen and my maiden name is McCarthy, so no one ever asked me where my father was from. Being raised by an Irish father, corned beef and cabbage was often se ...

The world of a Folsom hair stylist

Making concoctions and playing with scissors has been a dream of so many, but not all succeed. Jaynee Vreede is living her dream and loves every second of it. Jaynee is a hair styl ...

Enjoy easy everyday elegance

Several years ago I happened upon a little Irish pub that looked very inviting, so I wandered in to take a look at the menu. It looked like it required further investigation so I s ...

PARC scholarship essay contest awards increased to $2500

Protect American River Canyons (PARC) is sponsoring a high school senior scholarship essay contest with five awards of $500 awards each for a total of $2500 in 2016. Students may ...

Timing is everything with this tri-tip meal

Saturday mornings are the perfect time to wakeup, step into your slippers and head for the coffee maker. I get the coffee brewing, take my raging ready-to-play puppy out to the bac ...

The Addams Family

The Eldorado Musical Theatre presents The Addams Family at the Harris Center of Arts. The musical will started Feb. 19 and will continue until Feb. 28. The Addams Family features ...

Harris Center celebrates five-year anniversary

Over the last five years, the Harris Center of the Arts at Folsom Lake College has had more than 1,500 performances, visited by artists from more than 50 countries and housed two d ...

International Culinary Festival

Take your taste buds on a world tour. The Rotary Club of Historic Folsom announced that the fifth annual International Culinary Festival will be on March 20. The event will be hel ...

Bravo to biscotti

Biscotti is the plural form of biscotto. The word originates from the Medieval Latin word biscoctus, meaning “twice-cooked.” It defined oven baked goods that were baked ...

Taste of Malta

After I made timpana, I was asked to please do some more Maltese recipes. The timpana is pasta mixed with a tomato meat sauce then covered with flaky pastry dough and baked until ...

Big game appetizers that will keep the huddle near the table

Time for the gridiron gladiators to face off in the championship game once again, and while some of us are excited about the game, many are excited about the ads and, in my case, t ...

There is no longer a need to be crabby

When crab season was called off on the California coastline, it made me a little crabby, to say the least. Crab is one of my favorite ingredients. Having no crab season is like s ...

Slow roasted ribs a hit

It has been said that good barbecue comes from good, quality meat and that’s the philosophy behind Piggyback Ribs. Trish O’Brien and her husband Dave made a giant leap ...

A delicious hearty meal in about 30 minutes

This time of year we are all rushing around busy with our daily activities. Our lives seem to be packed with one chore after another. Families are trying to get ready for the d ...