Tim’s Paella Party

Had a very fun filled afternoon and evening over the weekend at a friend’s beautiful enchanted hilltop estate in Placerville California celebrating our friend Tim’s birthday at his annual Paella Party. Tim and his wife Joanne made a delicious paella that was fascinating to watch being put together and cooked over a few hours. They’re…

The Golden Cadillac Drink, created at Poor Red’s

Poor Red’s, Home of The Golden Cadillac After a fun day of riding my motorcycle in the local hills with my wife, we like to stop by a small historic western tavern in the town of El Dorado called Poor Red’s where we enjoy a nice cold drink after a day out riding in the…

Folsom’s “other” Farmers Market

Folsom’s Farmers Markets The best fruits and vegetables are often not found at the grocery store, instead they can be found at local Farmers Markets, and Folsom is fortunate to have not one, but two! Friday I went and checked out Folsom’s “other” Farmers Market that is run by the The El Dorado County Certified…

Shopping at your local Farmer’s Market

Shopping for quality fresh food items can sometimes be hit or miss at a grocery store depending on how long items have been on a store shelf and where the item originally came from.   I’ve had the misfortune of occasionally buying what looks like fresh packed produce only to find it spoiled or rotten within…