Get the family involved in cooking up a perfect pizza

Get the family involved in cooking up a perfect pizza

Smoked Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza Serves: 4 Pizza Topping: Flour, for dusting 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 garlic clove, crushed 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste 1/2 cup partly skimmed ricotta cheese 1 cup mozzarella cheese, grated 2 cups baby arugula 1 small shallot, thinly […]

How chocolate became tied to Valentine’s Day

How chocolate became tied to Valentine’s Day

Easy Chocolate Fudge 2 cups (12-oz. package) Nestlé “Toll House¨ Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 1 can (14 oz.) Nestlé Carnation “Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Line an 8- or 9-inch square baking pan with foil. Combine the morsels and sweetened condensed milk in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Warm over the lowest possible heat, […]

FUESD joins in celebration of made-from-scratch, locally-sourced food

FUESD joins in celebration of made-from-scratch, locally-sourced food

FALLBROOK – Students in the Fallbrook Union Elementary School District (FUESD) are participating in a novel approach to school food: healthy, freshly prepared meals made with California grown produce and fresh ingredients. It’s part of an expanding statewide California Thursdays® program that does something rare – serves California food to California students. There are 70 […]

Salad bar adds flavor and fun to celebrations

Salad bar adds flavor and fun to celebrations

FALLBROOK – One way to celebrate the Chinese New Year, on Saturday, Jan. 28 this year, is to create an Oriental-themed menu for a party, or fix an Asian chopped salad for lunch with friends. Fallbrook resident Michele Howard likes to make food to share with friends and family. Here is the recipe she uses […]

Enjoy artistic and flavorful sushi creations at Z Cafe

Enjoy artistic and flavorful sushi creations at Z Cafe

John Toma, a native of Hawaii, is the owner of Z Cafe, which offers a wide variety of dishes, including Hawaiian entrées. John makes sure that the food is fresh; and even serves fresh fish seven days a week. Continuing with the tradition of fresh food, sushi has been on the menu for about a […]

Viva El Jardin and its enticing menu items!

Viva El Jardin and its enticing menu items!

El Jardin is a cheerful setting bathed in lilting music. El Jardin is aromatic scents. This Mexican restaurant couldn’t be more welcoming. However, the warm and congenial setting is not the only facet that makes this establishment a success. Jon Large, proprietor, is constantly looking at ways to improve upon the menu while, at the […]

Enjoy dining out with kids

Enjoy dining out with kids

FALLBROOK – Parents know taking kids out to eat requires patience. The sights and sounds of a restaurant can be overwhelming and distracting to children used to eating at home. Toddlers have not learned to control their impulses yet, and even school-aged children may experience intermittent breakdowns when they are uncomfortable or not feeling well. […]

How to set the table for casual and formal gatherings

How to set the table for casual and formal gatherings

Hosts have a lot on their plates when planning dinner parties. Choosing the menu is a big responsibility, as is taking steps to ensure guests feel welcome. One area novice hosts may overlook is how to set a proper table. Eating on the go or quickly between commitments means individuals often grab meals wherever they […]

Holiday Eggnog: Classic, Cranberry, and Tipsy

Holiday Eggnog: Classic, Cranberry, and Tipsy

FALLBROOK – ‘Oldies but Goodies’ pertains to many things: music, cars, people, and… recipes. In 1954, the Culinary Arts Institute in Chicago, Illinois published a small treasure trove of recipes in what they called, The Holiday Cookbook. That small, 70-page recipe collection included a trio of eggnog recipes. Among the three choices, one is bound […]

Host a delicious holiday brunch

Host a delicious holiday brunch

FALLBROOK – Many people host friends and family during the holiday season. Holiday dinners may garner the bulk of hosts’ attention, but overnight guests need to eat breakfast and lunch as well. Brunch can save hosts some work and give families a great opportunity to break bread without some of the formalities that may accompany […]

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