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 […]

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 […]