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May 6, 2021

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How does your garlic grow?

Being the Garlic Capital of the World means there are plenty of garlic goodies to be found in Gilroy, but growing your own garlic...

Curiously curated cloves

There is no evidence that Scottish-born 19th-century seaman John Gilroy ever tasted garlic. But today, especially in Northern California, his name (and his namesake...

Hollister fire crews take part in Garlic Fest charity cook-off

Cal Fire captain Herb Alpers was in quite a bind leading into Friday’s inaugural Champions for Charity first responders cook-off at the 2016 Gilroy Garlic Festival.

Top wines to pair with the stinking rose

I love living in Gilroy. We’ve got the natural beauty of open space (for now, anyway), mountains all around us, an extremely friendly community, the Premium Outlets and best of all, a dozen or so awesome wineries right in our very own backyard.

Lee: Whole food for thought

Chronic inflammation damages the body and can result in several health consequences, including a variety of diseases along with cancer, heart disease and obesity. Although eating an anti-inflammatory diet is important for everyone, it’s even more crucial for people who regularly engage in intense exercise.

Local athletes have strong showings at a Garlic Classic meet bursting...

Christopher’s brand new track was christened by hosting a meet that just wouldn’t end.

Remembering grandma through recipes

This is quite simply the most difficult edition of The Flavor Chronicle I have ever written. My grandmother, the person I attribute with teaching me how to cook and my muse behind many of my columns, passed away a few weeks ago. There have been so many memories flooding back to my mind these past few weeks, many of which have been food-related memories. I want to share a few of those memories and one of my grandma’s recipes, which every grandmother of Italian heritage holds close to her heart.

Kids in the Kitchen

In this corner, weighing in at approximately 50 pounds and an imposing height of 4 feet 5 inches tall, is spunky Alexis Higgins. In the opposite corner, 18 other kids (ages 8 to 13), and three absolutely intimidating judges. The challenge: knock the socks off the judges with the best dish they have ever tasted and win the hearts of America.

Calendar & Briefs: Chamber awards dinner details

Chamber awards dinner

A century’s worth of memories with Spareribs & Sauerkraut

Many of us have wonderful memories of holidays and everything they represent. Our religious devotion, celebrating with family and friends and traditional foods are just a few things we hold in our hearts. One of my favorite Christmas food memories involves my dad when he was in college. I now share that story and the special recipe, which has been part of the Mariani family's Christmas meal for well over a century.