Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey I remember the first Thanksgiving turkey I cooked. I dutifully did what I had been taught. I watched the store sale ads and found the best deal. I made sure the turkey came with a plastic pop up thermometer so I knew when it was done. I also...
Thai Coconut Salmon Curry

Thai Coconut Salmon Curry

Thai Coconut Salmon Curry Summertime is here and it’s a time we like to focus on meals that are easy to pull together but look extravagant. We love this recipe because it is tasty yet healthy, makes use of ingredients currently in season and most of it comes together...
Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi Slaw I spend countless hours each week at farmers markets around Los Angeles. I have come to realize that there is still so much out there to discover. As manager of the Saturday Old Town Newhall Farmers Market, it is my job to know what special items our...
Healthy Eating Never Tasted So Good!

Healthy Eating Never Tasted So Good!

Healthy Eating Never Tasted So Good! A New Year is here and with it comes the many resolutions people make. One of the top resolutions is to eat better for weight loss or general health. Many people turn to low or non-fat food options for this. But leading nutrition...
I’m in Love with Cocoa

I’m in Love with Cocoa

I’m in Love with Cocoa Snuggle up with a delicious adult take on everyone’s favorite winter drink – Hot Chocolate. Make it at home or try it at Carribean Restaurant, Kokomo where Rael is the Beverage Director. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder1...
Eat More Beef Save the Planet?

Eat More Beef Save the Planet?

Eat More Beef Save the Planet? Of course this saying may run counter to the current fad of plant based meats on supermarket shelves. These products claim to be better for the environment. But the main ingredient in most highly processed imitation meat is soy, which...
The Peach Tart We Love!

The Peach Tart We Love!

The Peach Tart We Love! Summer fruit is now at it’s peak and if you’re like me you take this very seriously. As manager of the Old Town Newhall Farmers Market, I have to. Myself and my family blind taste test the fruit at our market against farmers from other markets...
The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market

The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market

The Old Town Newhall Farmer’s Market The sun is not even up and Santa Clarita resident Larry McClements is sitting in the parking lot of the Old Town Newhall library waiting. Around 6:30a.m., farmers and food artisans from all over Southern California begin pulling in...
Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya Recipe

Jambalaya Recipe It’s always a challenge to cook healthy especially for families that have so much going on. When we face this challenge, often we turn to our crock pot. One of our favorite recipes is for jambalaya. Originating in Louisiana, it is a combination of...
Engagement Chicken

Engagement Chicken

Engagement Chicken With the new year well underway, many diets some of us started as part of a new year’s resolution are gone as well. Certainly, there is no shortage of new diet trends this year. But there is one thing that remained the same. Backed up by hundreds of...