Greek Festival coming to town with pastry prizes

Greek Festival coming to town with pastry prizes

Perry Peters Special to Valley News How sweet it is! We’re talking about the Greek Festival, a popular family event held annually in Temecula since the early nineties. Each year, the Greek Festival has grown bigger and better, organizers said. The growing crowds eventually became too large for the community recreation center at Ronald Reagan […]

Potlucks make a meal fun

Potlucks make a meal fun

A true potluck is totally unplanned and can be an adventure in eating. I remember one potluck that consisted of several dishes of beans of various kinds and there was one Daughters of Norway (DON) potluck that was mostly desserts, but those were exceptions. In my experience, potlucks are usually delicious meals. It is amazing […]

Wonderful weeknight dining, make any day taste like Sunday

Wonderful weeknight dining, make any day taste like Sunday

Family Features Special to Valley News With school, work and evening activities all spiraling in different directions, most families find that some things have to give. Make sure quality time around the dinner table isn’t one of them with these savvy solutions that can help make weekday meals a cinch. One-dish wonders Most busy families […]

Chile Hedz of Old Town Temecula puts on 10th annual New Mexico Hatch Chile Festival

Chile Hedz of Old Town Temecula puts on 10th annual New Mexico Hatch Chile Festival

TEMECULA – Over 10,000 lbs. of fresh chile peppers will arrive early Saturday morning, Sept. 17, to be roasted throughout the weekend at Chile Hedz of Old Town Temecula. The family-owned store will be hosting the 10th annual New Mexico Hatch Chile Festival over the weekend. Food vendors, hot sauce vendors, kid’s activities and local […]

Speedy summer suppers

Michele Howard and Kim Harris valleystaff@reedermedia.com As summer comes to a close and the kids head back to school, many a mom (or dad) looks for a speedy summer supper that’s filling, nutritious and easy to make. “This combination of mayonnaise and sour cream give this chicken salad a fresher taste than just mayonnaise alone. […]

Culinary artisans put Temecula on the map by embellishing the rich flavor of Wine Country

Culinary artisans put Temecula on the map by embellishing the rich flavor of Wine Country

Temecula Valley is in the spotlight for its award-winning wines, but behind the scenes, culinary artisans are creating products that are gaining attention from visitors and foodies across the globe. Restaurants use these products as key ingredients to enhance their creations. The public is sometimes found visiting the destination just to buy more of a […]

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

Barbecued burritos: simple, delicious and fun to make

There is no shortage of quality Mexican restaurants and taquerias in the Fallbrook area and most offer up a wide variety of burritos – carne asada, carnitas, chicken, adobada, fajitas, chile verde, chile relleno, chile Colarado, bean, bean and cheese, fish, shrimp, California…the list goes on and on. One burrito missing from most lists is […]

More than just a tortilla or two: Latin Food Fest to highlight wide array of Latin cuisine

More than just a tortilla or two: Latin Food Fest to highlight wide array of Latin cuisine

If you live in Southern California, you’d have to be living under a rock to not be familiar with the wide array of Mexican food options available. However, there is a wide range of food beyond Mexican food that is available to Southern California – Latin food – that is quickly transforming the way that […]