Killer Vegetable Chili

Killer Vegetable Chili

Michele Howard [email protected] Finally, some cool weather has arrived to allow residents to appreciate a good home cooked batch of chili with their family and friends. Now that I have confessed trying out the vegetarian lifestyle, I want to share my version of beef chili without the meat. I have over the years entered many […]

Mexican Vegetable Casserole becomes new vegetarian favorite

Mexican Vegetable Casserole becomes new vegetarian favorite

My husband and I love tacos; we must have them once or twice a week. This dish was inspired from trying out a vegetarian diet to see if we would like it. Well, so far we love the food and really don’t miss the meat. The beans and cremini mushrooms give a meaty texture, and […]

How to select a pumpkin for cooking

How to select a pumpkin for cooking

TEMECULA – 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 […]

Dunkin’ Donuts announced for Shops at Newport

MENIFEE – The city of Menifee announced that “Dunkin’ Donuts” will be joining the Shops at Newport retail center development, which is currently under construction at Newport and Bradley roads. Dunkin’ Donuts will join the previously developed McDonalds on Newport Road across from the Newport Plaza. The new shop will be Dunkin’ Donut’s third location […]

Dive into pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust

Dive into pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust

TEMECULA – 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 […]

Rollin-overnight Oats makes for a healthy treat

Rollin-overnight Oats makes for a healthy treat

Michele Howard Special to Valley News Need a fast, healthy breakfast for yourself or the little ones? Tired of smoothies? Then give this recipe a try; it can be eaten either hot or cold. It works great as breakfast or dessert, and best of all, it’s healthy and delicious. Rollin-overnight Oats Makes about 2 servings […]

Impress guests with homemade salsa at the next soiree

Impress guests with homemade salsa at the next soiree

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 […]

Bluewater Grill goes ‘Down Under’ for second Tuesday tasting in October

NEWPORT BEACH – Bluewater Grill is making its second Tuesday tasting in October a decidedly “Down Under” affair by pairing Australian seafood favorites with hand-selected wines from New Zealand. The “Bluewater Down Under Tasting” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the six Bluewater Grill, Bluewater Boathouse and Bluewater Avalon restaurants in California and Phoenix, […]

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