Adventures in eating abound at the fair

Adventures in eating abound at the fair

Traditional fair food ranges from tame (corndogs) to wild (huge turkey legs), but new additions to the culinary landscape at the San Diego County Fair are getting more outrageous. The smell of bacon cooking fills the air and while that fits the theme “Where the West is Fun”, wrapping bacon around those turkey legs and […]

Food waste is money down the drain

Food waste is money down the drain

Nathaniel Sillin Special to the Village News How many times have you gone to pour milk in your coffee, only to see that the date on the carton was yesterday? Some people will instinctively throw it away, but chances are that’s not what the label is intended to convey. It’s likely a marker for when […]

Farm to Table event puts a fresh face on fundraising

Farm to Table event puts a fresh face on fundraising

BONSALL – The Bonsall Unified School District (BUSD) community came together to support Sullivan Middle School (SMS) in its mission to provide students with cutting-edge technology. More than $15,000 was raised at the first Farm to Table event held Saturday, May 13 at Lionsgate in Bonsall. The fundraiser was organized by PTSA president Jenn Smith […]

Try making a healthier Chicken Parmesan

Try making a healthier Chicken Parmesan

In creating this recipe, my thoughts were to have less calories in the dish, but still keep the oh-so-good flavor. The great thing about this meal is, by adding a salad, garlic bread and a nice bottle of wine, you’re living it up Tuscan style! Kids love this meal too; just no wine for them. […]

Pala to host Starlight Food &Wine Festival

PALA – Pala Casino Spa & Resort will sponsor the second annual Starlight Food & Wine Festival from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, on the lawn of its Starlight Theater and in the underground wine cave. The event will feature 50 fine wine selections from the leading wineries in Napa, Sonoma and Paso […]

Lefse making is an art worth eating

Lefse making is an art worth eating

Lefse is the Norwegian version of the tortilla. Made with potatoes, it is most commonly spread with butter and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar to be eaten as a snack or dessert. In America, lefse making is a Christmas holiday custom for many families. Norwegians also use lefse to wrap around hotdogs, especially on their […]

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Holy Guaca-Moly, the best way to eat avocado

Perhaps the most popular way to eat avocados is in guacamole, a dish first created by the Aztecs in the area now known as Mexico. Guacamole is featured on the menu for many events, especially Super Bowl Sunday and Cinco de Mayo. To make this dish, avocados are peeled, cut in half, pitted and chopped, then mashed […]

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

Avocados fit in, from smoothies to cake pops

FALLBROOK – Avocados can be used in a wide variety of dishes from breakfast to snack time, all the way through dessert. Now that the Avocado Festival is over and you might have a bag full of avocados getting ripe and ready to eat, here are some recipes from the Hass Avocado Board to try […]

Avocado Wine and a Bite Art Walk a success!

Avocado Wine and a Bite Art Walk a success!

On the evening of April 7 the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce hosted the Avocado Wine & a Bite Art Walk in downtown Fallbrook. Eight businesses along Main Avenue were host to artists, wineries and restaurants. Guests were given artistic glasses inscribed with “Find Fallbrook,” and they strolled along Main sampling wine from local wineries. Visitors […]

Faro Trupiano places third in International Pizza Challenge

Faro Trupiano places third in International Pizza Challenge

Faro Trupiano has been a mainstay in the greater Fallbrook community for years with his restaurants, but now he has garnered international attention after ranking third in the Traditional Division at the International Pizza Challenge – Southwest Division, which was held in Las Vegas March 27 to 30. Over 400 international pizza makers gathered to […]