Category Archives: Food

Troxell’s Big Red Orchard – apples in abundance

Head out Highway 299 east from Redding for about 34 miles. Just past the Montgomery Creek School on the right, you’ll find Troxell’s Big Red Orchard. That’s the place to go to buy fresh apples. (530) 337-6699 Gerald Troxell will help … Continue reading

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Backyard eggs from Redding

Redding allows residents to keep chickens, with some restrictions. We’ve noticed a lot of people have backyard birds. Among them is daughter Abby and her husband Robby. Today they brought over a dozen brightly colored cuisine. Do it yourself breakfast, … Continue reading

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Farmers Market at Turtle Bay

The ‘other’ Farmers Market in Redding is on Sunday mornings at Turtle Bay. Not as crowded as Saturday’s market at City Hall. Still a peachy place to get your fresh produce and wholesome food. More info at the Shasta Growers … Continue reading

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Wish list for Shasta County: A “Good Eggs” type business

Hey, you entrepreneurial types out there in the Redding area. Local farmers, cooks, and others need an online service like the one that Good Eggs provides. Click on the image below to explore the SF version. The idea would no … Continue reading

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Anselmo Sunday Brunch dishes

Just a couple images from last Sunday Brunch at Anselmo. Steak Danielle, and Eggs Benedict in Sirloin Medallions. Tasted as good as it looks. Click to enlarge, if you can handle full-on food porn. Just another sunny Sunday on the … Continue reading

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The Gourmet

A lively group of Redding people have been meeting every month over the last 40+ years to share a meal. The membership has evolved over the years, but the theme persists: The Gourmet. I was invited after a regular member … Continue reading

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Season’s first frost (almost) gets Redding gardeners picking

Got Karry Picking, anyway. We heard it might be a hard frost last night, but it wasn’t quite. Not taking any chances, Karry went out and picked what remained of the tomatoes and peppers. Fresh tomatoes in November. That’s Really … Continue reading

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Churn Creek Meadow Organic Farm delivers to your door

CCMOF is an organic farm that offers fresh produce grown in the fertile soil of world renowned Churn Creek Bottom. Then, they offer free delivery to your home or office. check out their website: A local business offering to locals. … Continue reading

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Bob Moore and his mill provide bountiful whole grain goodness

Redding wouldn’t be complete without our grain mill. All great civilizations throughout history have relied on gristmills to provide the staff of life, going back to the Old Testament. Our terrific local mill is Moores Mill, founded by miller Bob … Continue reading

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A dinner proposal

Friday’s dinner was supposed to be special. But we didn’t know just how special it would be. Earlier, we learned French Chef Reynald Tel was no longer cooking at the By The Way, or Bourbon and Bull bar. Too bad. … Continue reading

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