Six innovative ways to indulge in ice cream

Six innovative ways to indulge in ice cream

FALLBROOK – Ice cream is a popular dessert that’s enjoyed across the globe. Blending the cold and the creamy, ice cream is an ideal treat on a hot day. According to IceCream.com, 87 percent of Americans have ice cream in their freezer at any given time. While Americans may enjoy their ice cream, New Zealand […]

Homemade ice cream makes for the perfect summer treat

Homemade ice cream makes for the perfect summer treat

FALLBROOK – Ice cream is synonymous with summer, when rising temperatures and vacations from school and work call for some refreshing celebration. Those who want to experiment with homemade ice cream may want to consider the following recipe for “Dulce de Leche Ice Cream” from Lou Seibert Pappas’ “Ice Creams and Sorbets” (Chronicle Books). Dulce […]

Avocados contribute to healthy snacks

Avocados contribute to healthy snacks

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 Servings: 16 These […]

Marinades are a great flavor enhancer

Marinades are a great flavor enhancer

FALLBROOK – With their mix of acidic ingredients and spices, marinades add flavor and may even pack some nutritional punch. Grilled foods boast inviting flavors that put many diners on the lookout for second helpings. Quite often the magic behind grilled meals lies in the marinade used to give foods that flavorful kick. Marinades can […]

Stop making those common grilling mistakes

FALLBROOK – 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 & Barbecue Association says $1.47 […]

Choices to offer summer discount specials in July, August at Pala

PALA – Choices, Southern California’s largest buffet, will offer summer discount specials starting July 3 until August 31 at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, Choices will offer its popular All-You-Can-Eat Lobster special. Dining starts at $46 per person for guests and Privilege Club members and […]

A bit of wine, food and art make for a fun walk

A bit of wine, food and art make for a fun walk

The Wine & a Bite Art Walk is run by the Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce to promote Fallbrook. While the businesses involved are all located downtown, the restaurants who provide the bites and the wineries that bring the wine are located all over Fallbrook. Being a town with many artists, the event also includes local […]

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

Five yummy comfort foods that also comfort seniors’ health

    Augustine “Gus” Farias Special to the Village News Comfort foods are heartwarming meals that everyone would want to eat occasionally. However, a misconception that they’re typically high in calories makes them unfit for seniors who rather require foods high in micronutrients. The truth is that there are many yummy, yet healthy comfort foods […]

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Grilling guide: how to grill fish

Courtesy of Char-Broil® 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: Select your fish […]

Texas Lil’s serves up barbecue and so much more in Temecula’s Old Town

Texas Lil’s serves up barbecue and so much more in Temecula’s Old Town

Will Fritz [email protected] From breakfast, to Mexican, to the barbecue they’re famous for, there’s something for everyone at Texas Lil’s Mesquite Grill. “You haven’t done Old Town unless you’ve done Texas Lil’s,” Becky Walton, who runs the restaurant along with her husband, Ron, said. “We’ve been here for 30 years, family owned and operated continuously […]