Dorris and Daughter Catering Cafe

Dorris and Daughter Catering Cafe

Dorris and Daughter Catering Cafe xx By Katie Wheeler | Images by Katie Wheeler & Dorris and Daughter Catering Café Taste.  It is a whole body experience.  We smell, the olfactory sense giving us taste in air.  Vision taps our expectations. The power of belief triggers electrochemical effects.  Mind is matter, subtle and profound.   Touch. The texture of food and drinks in our mouths. Scientists have found food pairings to be based off a…

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CHEVRE CHEESECAKE

CHEVRE CHEESECAKE

Preheat your oven to 350* Bake for 1 hour if it is a full size cake, or 15 minutes for a Mini sized cake. Crust: 4 oz Butter (melted) 1 ½ c Graham Cracker Crumbs ½ c Sifted Confectioners’ Sugar ½ t Cinnamon ½ t Ground Ginger Cheesecake: 1 lb Chevre (Cypress Grove works just fine) 1 lb Cream Cheese 1 ½ c Sugar 4 Eggs 1 Zested Lemon 1 Juice of Lemon ½ t…

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Emerald Get-Out-Guide

Emerald Get-Out-Guide

Benbow, California  Dana Murguia Assistance Columnist It’s that time of year when you are either boycotting Valentine’s Day and holing up with your own box of Partrick’s chocolates for the night, or searching feverishly for the perfect spot to take your special someone. Since 1926 the Benbow Inn has been the place for special occasions and lover’s trysts.  Humboldt’s very own historic luxury hotel sits perched on the two forks of the Eel River amongst…

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Emerald Style

Emerald Style

Rima Greer Fashion Columnist  I was flipping through Vogue magazine this month, and was really taken by the lack of a singular style that defines the 20-teens.   While it’s not quite “anything goes”, we’re getting pretty darn close.   Of course, how far you take this freedom all depends on your own comfort level with being the most interesting person in the room.   But all in all, short of wearing a medieval houpelande,…

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Emerald Experience

Emerald Experience

Reading Rock State Marine Conservation Area Wild ocean on one side, old-growth forest on the other -Jennifer Savage- Adventure Columnist  Image courtesy of Ocean Conservancy California has no shortage of amazing coastal places to visit. One quick way to narrow your options is to check out any of the state’s marine protected areas – the same characteristics that make these sites worth protecting also make them stand out as fantastic locations to explore. Much like our…

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Emerald Style

Emerald Style

Embellish Yourself in 2015 by Rima Greer Fashion Columnist  I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but we’re in a resurgence of embellishment!  All your favorite new clothes are drowning in trim, embroidery, beads, fringe, and ribbons.   This is great fun, not only because they look fabulous but because you can take the art of embellishment into your own hands so easily.   You don’t have to spend a fortune on that beaded tee.  Do…

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Forget-Me-Not Photo

Forget-Me-Not Photo

Forget-Me-Not Photo By Katie Wheeler  •  Photo Courtesy of Forget-Me-Not Every picture tells a story.  They are totems infused with significance and memory.  Collective effervescence is a term for the group electricity that happens at a spiritual gathering.  We all have to eat and sleep – survival on a basic biological level – but it is the celebrations, happenings beyond our everyday survival, that bring us together as a society and give meaning and inspiration…

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A Very Humboldt Nutcracker

A Very Humboldt Nutcracker

A Very Humboldt Nutcracker – Nicolosa Tessitore –   Every year North Coast Dance presents The Nutcracker at the beautiful Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.  It’s become a Humboldt tradition for thousands of families. Each year there are some minor changes, a new costume here and there, maybe a scene rearranged, but it’s still the Nutcracker everyone knows and loves. This year brings exciting new additions, while still preserving that tradition.  For about 10 years,…

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On Course

On Course

  On Course Missing Link ready to reopen, with Dead Reckoning Tavern Story and Photos by Bob Doran  It’s taken some time, some patience, and a lot of work but Missing Link is coming back, stronger and better than ever. And with a new twist: Beer. Good beer. Before the year is over, Matt ’n’ Adam of Soul Night fame will join forces with their old friend Theo to open the new Dead Reckoning Tavern…

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Bless My Cocktail

Bless My Cocktail

    Bless My Cocktail By Daniel Urtnowski | Photos by Katherine O’ Callahan  Having tried so many unique entrées at Bless My Soul Cafe, we had to return for the Cocktail Edition and taste some of the unique drinks that caught our eyes during previous visits. Along with their local beer list, the most diverse of any restaurant in the area, and a fine selection of wines, Bless My Soul Cafe offers a series…

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