Love One Today® – enjoy these recipes with avocado!

Love One Today®  – enjoy these recipes with avocado!

Each spring I enjoy seeing the latest recipes the Hass Avocado Board is featuring for our luscious local fruit. For those who enjoy more traditional uses, there are some recipes with just slight new angles. For those who enjoy ideas out-of-the-box, there are some new adventures ahead! Try these tantalizing ideas using Fallbrook-grown avocados and […]

Students enjoy ‘California Thursdays’ menu

Students enjoy ‘California Thursdays’ menu

FALLBROOK – On March 17, William H. Frazier School took part in a district-wide celebration of locally-produced foods that are served in Fallbrook elementary school cafeterias every Thursday, highlighting “what local looks like.” The day’s special menu at Frazier, from farm to lunch tables, included California free range herb chicken and California brown rice, California […]

Yama – Creating bold and intense sushi dishes

Yama – Creating bold and intense sushi dishes

Establishing a pleasant dining experience is at the heart of what Steve and Jenny do at Yama Restaurant and Sushi Bar. They are the congenial owners of this cheerful restaurant that features a wide variety of Japanese foods including sushi, noodles, soups, and even some beef.  They purchased the thriving business a little over a […]

Have you heard about Curbside Café in Vista? They have some of the best cinnamon rolls on the planet. Their food is fresh. Soups are made from scratch every day. They grind beans for specialty coffees. They have an espresso machine. They even grate potatoes for their own hash browns. If that’s not enough to […]

Celebrate a taste of Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day

Celebrate a taste of Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day

One doesn’t have to be Irish to celebrate a taste of the Emerald Isle on St. Patrick’s Day! A holiday that seems to bring out merriment and social opportunities, there are certain foods that are synonymous with this annual celebration. Perhaps the two most popular are corned beef and cabbage dinners and Irish Coffee. Try […]

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

At Rosa’s, carne asada is a bold choice!

“Bold” is a word that comes to mind when I think of México. Although my only experience with the country has been from one end of Baja California to the other, I remember its boldness in natural beauty, the bold colors in architecture and signage, and the bold food. Bold is also how I would […]

Reducing carbs can be an adventure in creative dining

Reducing carbs can be an adventure in creative dining

There are many options out there for people who are limiting the amount of carbohydrates (carbs) in their diet, even for those who love sandwiches. There are also choices for both the adventurous and the picky eaters. For those who don’t want to give up bread, there are low-carb breads available. Using half as much […]

Cool salads on hot days!

Cool salads on hot days!

Has this recent streak of hot weather driven a desire to cool off with salads? But, maybe you don’t have the time to make a complicated salad? Or, maybe, because the days have been hot, you want to spend time outdoors, not cooped up in a kitchen? These two salad recipes are the answers to […]

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