Plague is another concern for this summer. With the rodent population sky rocketing due to our mild winter, more rodents = more fleas= higher risk of plague. Avoid handling rodents dead or alive with your bare hands and always wear gloves.
July 16, 2012
Nancy Horn, owner of Dish Cafe and Catering and writer for the RGJ’s “Dish it Up” series, asked Carson Tahoe Health’s Registered Dietician, Kim Mason, for a nutritional analysis of one of her favorite recipes. Go green with this delicious pesto pasta recipe, just in time for Earth Day! Dish it Up Green Pasta – Ingredients 1 teaspoon kosher salt for the pasta, plus a couple pinches for the cooking water 6-8 ounces organic washed baby spinach Handful of fresh basil, about 10 leaves 2 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and minced 4 ounces pine nuts, toasted in a dry pan (this takes just a minute) 1/2 teaspoon or more freshly ground black pepper High quality olive oil 1 cup finely …
June 4, 2012