Avocados contribute to healthy snacks

Avocados contribute to healthy snacks

TEMECULA – Avocados are good for more than making guacamole. They can be used in a variety of healthy snack foods. Here are three recipes from the Hass Avocado Board for avocado lovers to try out. Chocolate Avocado Energy Bars (Original) Recipe Total Time: 15 minutes of prep, plus 2 hours of chill time These […]

Area’s top burger chef’s battle for the title of ‘Best Burger’

Area’s top burger chef’s battle for the title of ‘Best Burger’

The inaugural Battle of the Burgers, held by Visit Temecula Valley, Friday, July 14, in Old Town Temecula, was a fierce one as local burger makers battled for the title of “Best Burger.” Fifteen local restaurants brought samples of their signature burgers to Town Square Park where residents and visitors were invited to put their […]

Use summer produce for perfectly grilled vegetables

Use summer produce for perfectly grilled vegetables

TEMECULA – One of the highlights of the summer season is the incredible bounty of fresh produce, and grilling these vegetables gives them a smoky, delicious dimension. Chef Naz Cavallaro, a grilling expert known as Barbecue Naz from Broil King, shares some simple tips for flavor perfection. When preparing vegetables, slice them to expose as […]

Mix and muddle your way through Temecula Valley’s local, handcrafted cocktails

Mix and muddle your way through Temecula Valley’s local, handcrafted cocktails

Visit Temecula Valley Special to Valley News The rolling hills and numerous vineyards of the Temecula Valley are famous for good reason: the region boasts dozens of sprawling vineyards, small-batch artisan wines, varietals for almost every palate and unique encounters with winemakers. But even if you aren’t a wine connoisseur, the Temecula Valley features another […]

I eat bugs

I eat bugs

Chef Rosie O’Conner Special to Valley News I eat bugs! There I said it. They say it’s the first step to admitting you have a problem. I am a chef after all, and I have a responsibility to try everything that is put in front of me. I’ve made two trips to Mexico determined to […]

Stop making those common grilling mistakes

Stop making those common grilling mistakes

TEMECULA – Cooking food over an open fire imparts all sorts of flavor. Grilling tends to be quicker, less messy and more convenient than cooking in the kitchen – particularly during the dog days of summer. Outdoor grills are everywhere, including nearly every backyard across the country. The Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association said $1.47 […]

“Food Science: Ice Cream and Pizza Party” teen program takes over the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

“Food Science: Ice Cream and Pizza Party” teen program takes over the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

TEMECULA – There’s time for one more experiment before the end of summer. Learn about the science of making ice cream at the teen program, “Food Science: Ice Cream and Pizza Party,” 7 p.m. Monday, July 10, at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library, 30600 Pauba Road. With a whole lot of shaking, moving […]

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Grilled fish has layers of flavor far beyond the simple fried or baked fillet. If you’re new to grilling fish, or looking for advice on how to make your next fish dinner a success, here is a simple guide on how to grill fish. Grilled fish in four steps: 1. Select your fish Fish with […]

“Basics of Brewing” adult program comes to the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

“Basics of Brewing” adult program comes to the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library

TEMECULA – Cheers! Brewing companies are popping up everywhere. Join Guy Bartmess of Garage Brewing Company for a fascinating look behind this growing trend as he presents the “Basics of Brewing,” 6:30 p.m. July 13, at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library. Bartmess will be covering such topics as the history of craft brewing, […]

1 2 3 12