December 4, 2007
PHOTOSBYBRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal Linda Marrone's pomegranate-orange cooler. TOP: Marrone's holiday starters, including tortilla pinwheels and Caesar salad roll-ups.
I got an e-mail from my friend Carol Ratzalff who was a hometown Carson gal for many years but moved to Bend, Ore., several years ago. She said she was thinking of me as she was getting an early start on her holiday baking and was going to make a gingerbread house with her granddaughter.