Q&A about Nitrates

Q: How can I make nutritional sense of all the different brands and types of hot dogs and lunch meats for my children? A: I hate to start answering a question with a question, but where are you shopping? Most large supermarkets carry what has a selling history: big business […]

One More Time with Asparagus

From “TRAVEL TIPS from SeeCalifornia.com” comes this Festival Feature in Fresno, April 15-17: San Joaquin County grows the most asparagus of any place in the U.S. Top 3 California Asparagus Counties: San Joaquin 42.2% | Fresno 28.6%  | Monterey 27.4% Asparagus is planted in the ground three years before it […]

Placerville in the News

Channel 10 visited Placerville Hardware early Friday, April 8 while Walt Gray was at Sweetie Pies interviewing an El Dorado County favorite. It’s the April 15-18 2016 Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit that is highlighting Placerville’s history prior to the September 2016 World Gold Panning Championship event at the El Dorado […]

What is Gluten-Free?

I keep emphasizing that I cook gluten-free products and came to realize that maybe I should talk a little bit about what being gluten-free is really about, and why people need, or choose this kind of diet. Before we delve into what gluten-FREE is, it might be best […]