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Kirsten’s Kitchen: Asparagus Fritters with Curried Mayo

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Asparagus Fritters with Curried Mayo

Have you ever seen an asparagus bed?  No, that’s not a trick question, they do grow in “beds” and they are finicky growers, I’ve tried.  So when you see local asparagus available, grab it up and thank your neighbor for bringing this delectable spring vegetable in the world, because it isn’t easy to get started. However,

Trinidad Tidings: Pandemic Project – Field Guide to Household Wildlife

Some of the creatures described are frog, salamander, eagle, hawk, hummingbird, owl, quail, raven, swallow, woodpecker, wren, ant, bee, beetle, caterpillar, grasshopper, ladybug, mosquito, pill bug, potato bug, praying mantis, scorpion, spider, tick, wasp, snake, bat, bear, bobcat, cat, coyote, deer, dog, fox, gopher, mountain lion, mouse, rabbit, raccoon, rat, ringtail, skunk and squirrel.

Creamery District art installations Saturday

Arcata Playhouse CREAMERY DISTRICT – As a partnership between artists and scientists, Playhouse Arts coordinated the collaboration of many minds to create art installations in the Creamery District that highlight the unique ecosystem of the Jolly Giant Creek.  Two new public art projects, a permanent sculpture installation and a mural project, will be installed in

Trinidad Tidings: ‘Monstrament’ donated to university

Westhaven wood sculptor John Wiebe has created from a “hollowed out redwood stump” a 14-foot “Monstrament” which he calls “Sequoia Semperviolin.” The dramatic creation has been on exhibit at Trees of Mystery, and before that at the Senior Resource Center in Eureka.  The President of Fresno Pacific University, Dr. Joseph Jones, had learned about the

Mules haul trash out of coastal gem

Friends of the Dunes  SAMOA PENINSULA – On April 15, Friends of the Dunes worked in partnership with the volunteer Backcountry Horsemen of California (BCHC) Redwood Unit Wilderness Riders, the Humboldt Trails Council, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) to restore forest and dune habitats on the newly protected Samoa Dunes and

Kirsten’s Kitchen: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze, Blue Cheese and Walnuts

Ahh Brussels sprouts, they are not just for Thanksgiving!  Of course because they are cabbage in miniature I adore them, but do not let my bias sway you, try them yourself with three wonderful flavors that compliment them perfectly: balsamic glaze, blue cheese and walnuts! The best part of this dish is that it feels