Why not barbecue Gourmet Burgers for July 4?

Why not barbecue Gourmet Burgers for July 4?

Choices are plentiful when hosting a barbecue for a festive holiday like the 4th of July. For those who have run the gamut of choices such as chicken, steak, and ribs, why not return to the tried-and-true grilled hamburger – perhaps with a dressy twist? Since we have been seeing a growth trend in the […]

The many ways to cook eggs

The many ways to cook eggs

Eggs can be cooked in a variety of ways, but my favorite is the framed egg (aka egg in a nest/hole/boat). Growing up it was a fun way to cook breakfast. It is also the neat way, as I always make a mess when I try to fry one by itself on a griddle or […]

Innovative ways to enjoy ice cream in the summer

Innovative ways to enjoy ice cream in the summer

FALLBROOK – Ice cream is a popular dessert that’s enjoyed across the globe. Blending the cold and the creamy, ice cream is an ideal treat on a hot day. According to IceCream.com, 87 percent of Americans have ice cream in their freezer at any given time. While Americans may enjoy their ice cream, New Zealand […]

County Fair serves food to remember

County Fair serves food to remember

Half the fun of going to the San Diego County Fair is tasting the food. When I was growing up, it was a big treat to have a corndog at the fair – back then, corndogs could not be bought at the grocery store or at the mall. Now, even food at the fair has […]

Pala stays on the cutting edge by opening CAVE, its newest, exceptional experience for guests

Pala stays on the cutting edge by opening CAVE, its newest, exceptional experience for guests

The Pala Tribe continues to be the top innovator in bringing its guests a remarkable casino dining and entertainment experience. It’s newest additions? The CAVE (restaurant, lounge, and underground wine cellar), Luis Rey’s, and a new stage for the Starlight Theater. Robert Smith, tribal chairman, explained Pala’s commitment. “We are in a competitive market. We […]

BUSD clarifies food and beverage allowance for special events

The California Education Code and other state regulations prevent certain types of food or beverages from being sold in public schools during school hours, although the after-school exemption allows for concession sales at sporting events or other extracurricular activities. The Bonsall Unified School District voted to clarify its policy regarding food and beverages at special […]

Should we keep making soup?

Should we keep making soup?

Predicting the weather lately has been precarious business. April showers were supposed to pave the way for May flowers, but we are still having (welcome) showers and times of chilly weather. Regardless what time of year the weather turns chilly for a few days in Fallbrook, it seems like I am suddenly amidst many other […]

Cream puffs: a perfectly delectable creation

Cream puffs: a perfectly delectable creation

I always thought cream puffs must be a very complicated item to make, before I made my first batch. It was my mother-in-law who told me that they were actually one of the simplest things to make and gave me the courage to try it. With only four ingredients involved in making the basic puff […]

Film club to see provocative tale

OCEANSIDE – On Sunday, May 17, the North County Film Club will be presenting the film “The Other Son.” This is a moving and provocative tale of two young men – one Israeli, the other Palestinian – who discover they were accidentally switched at birth. It’s a complex story which details the repercussions facing the two […]

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