Placer County Real Food

Real Food: A dessert to sweeten any occasion

Whenever I think about ice cream balls my mind immediately returns to favorite friends in Boulder, Colorado. Our family moved to Colorado from Minnesota during my high school yea ...

Real Food: Take advantage of local tomatoes

There are plenty of tomatoes at the farmers market, and today’s skirt steak recipe puts them to good use. The presentation for the meat is especially pleasing, thanks to the ri ...

New book serves up ‘Real Food’

Placer County is extraordinarily edible. Joanne Neft and Laura Kenny spent each Monday in 2009 creating and serving dinner for eight in Neft’s Auburn home. Neft, a longtime ag ...

Cookbook project praises Placer’s ‘real’ food

Joanne Neft and Laura Caballero are in the midst of hosting a yearlong dinner party. Each Monday since the start of the year the duo — Neft is a longtime agriculture advocate a ...