Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest is sweet and savory

There was plenty of pie to go around in the offices of the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce Oct. 15, leaving those who judged the Harvest Faire Pie Baking Contest with full bellies and a sugar high. Talented local bakers submitted 10 entries in the sweet category and another five in the savory division. The judges […]

Trying out a healthier rice

Trying out a healthier rice

Michele Howard Special to the Village News I’m not sure why, but my brain works overtime when thinking of new ideas for a tantalizing dish to create. For a week, I kept thinking of the black rice I bought and what I could make with it. It looks exotic, and has a great nutty flavor. […]

Dive into pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust

Dive into pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust

FALLBROOK – Pumpkins are readily available in fall, when people carve jack-o’-lanterns out of pumpkins for Halloween or serve up pumpkin pie after a hearty Thanksgiving dinner. People who are unsatisfied with plain old pumpkin pie can add something new to their repertoire this fall by cooking up the following recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake with […]

How to select a pumpkin for cooking

FALLBROOK – One of the more vivid sights this time of year are the bright, orange pumpkins that adorn walkways and front porches of homes and businesses. Not only are pumpkins ideal for decorating, but they’re also great to eat. Some people who plan to carve jack-o-lanterns mistakenly believe the same type of pumpkin can […]

Impress guests with homemade salsa at your next soirée

Impress guests with homemade salsa at your next soirée

FALLBROOK – Gatherings of family and friends are better with food, and few foods are more universally beloved than salsa. Whether they’re hosting a gathering for the big game or a celebration of Hispanic culture and cuisine, hosts who want to go the extra mile can forgo store-bought salsa for the following homemade recipe for […]

Simple vegetarian dishes pack a flavorful punch

Simple vegetarian dishes pack a flavorful punch

FALLBROOK – Vegetarian dishes are often loaded with flavor, which might come as a surprise to those who do not adhere to vegetarian diets. In fact, many dishes that originated in India, a country known for its flavorful, spicy cuisine, are vegetarian dishes that are popular the world over, among vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. For […]

Make a lunch kids will devour

Make a lunch kids will devour

FALLBROOK – Children can be picky eaters, making it challenging for parents to find foods their kids will consume. Family dinners are challenging enough, but lunches kids will love can be even more difficult to come by. Parents can prepare lunches kids are certain to devour by thinking outside of the traditional lunch box. Using […]

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