Crispy Fried Garlic Chips

Crispy Fried Garlic Chips

The ultimate garnish and bonus garlic oil

(August 16, 2018) I finally figured out a use for one of those big bags of pre-peeled garlic. Although I'm fond of the "smelly rose," I hate peeling the paper skins off them....

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Deli-ish Delish on 5th Coming to Old Town

(August 11, 2018) The windows are still covered up where the Black Lightning Motorcycle Cafe once revved its engines and panini presses at Fifth and F streets, but not for long. Christine Silver,...

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Ten Items or Fewer: Grocery Outlet Edition

What to hunt for on the ever-changing shelves

(August 9, 2018) Life at Grocery Outlet is like a box of discount promotional chocolates: You never know what you're going to get or if you'll ever see it again so you...

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Dulce Open in Eureka

(August 5, 2018) For those of you who've been watching the glacial transformation of the space at 415 Seventh St. in Eureka, waiting for Mity Nice, then Fat Cat to open, surprise!...

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Meet Kohlrabi

A farmer's favorite recipe for slaw

(August 2, 2018) It is hard to pass by a basket of kohlrabi without stopping. Pale green or purple, this vegetable naturally attracts your gaze with its bulbous enlarged stem. The name kohlrabi...

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No Sauce Required

Caroline's TX BBQ brings the brisket

(July 26, 2018) In 1989, a young John Chaffin, fresh out of the Marine Corps, had a life-changing beef roast made by his father — nothing fancy, just cooked low and slow. He's...

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Tradition Demands Tupperware

Deep pit beef and beans at the Mattole Grange

(July 19, 2018) Fog has socked in the coast and the stunning views of the Pacific Ocean usually visible when driving over the Wildcat from Ferndale to Petrolia are obscured by white. The...

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On Tap

Summer sippin'

(July 12, 2018) Ah summer, when us coastal elites celebrate several hours of partial afternoon clearing by staggering around in a sweaty haze. Heading inland to our innumerable, magical swimming hole is,...

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Elegant Macerated Strawberries

And the call of the Saechao's Farm stall

(July 5, 2018) My relationship with strawberries is complex. My only opportunity to buy groceries is in the dead of night, having finally left a 12-hour shift working on a TV show production...

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Tips for Hungry Backpackers

Keep it light (but keep the wine)

(June 28, 2018) Lucky us. We who live in Humboldt County have not one but four wilderness areas in which to play: the Marbles, the Trinities, the Russian Wilderness and the Lost Coast....

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Best Oysters on the Plaza

And finding them when the festival is over

(June 21, 2018) On Saturday morning, as locals and tourists were still making their way to the plaza from distant parking spaces and (one hopes) slathering on sunscreen, 18 judges crowded around a...

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Fair Factor

(August 16, 2018) Editor’s note: It’s official — the Humboldt County Fair is back. To help our readers prep for what many see as the most important fair experience — the food...

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