Dinner For Two

Dinner For Two

By Judy Purcell Have you ever gone out on Valentine’s Day for a romantic dinner only to be  disappointed by the noise level of the restaurant, food that didn’t quite measure up, or felt rushed by the wait staff to move along for the their next seating? This Valentine’s Day, skip the crowded restaurants and prepare this simple […]

COZY COMFORT FOOD

COZY COMFORT FOOD

It’s time to bust out the cast iron skillet and get cooking with these comfort food recipes from WILL IT SKILLET? By Daniel Shumski. These delicious and easy one-pan recipes are perfect for a cozy supper on a cool fall or winter evening. Chicken Potpie (in a Skillet) This version skips a traditional crust and gets crowned with a […]

GETAWAY TO SUNNY SAN DIEGO

GETAWAY TO SUNNY SAN DIEGO

An easy family getaway San Diego has to be one of the best places anywhere to visit with kids. There’s so much to see and do and, with almost always perfect weather, you can be out and about every day enjoying the beautiful beaches and the endless array of family-friendly amusements in the area. Only […]

The Thanksgiving Table

The Thanksgiving Table

A Thanksgiving menu inspired by the growing fascination with the local food movement in America’s heartland. Recipes by Beth Dooley author of IN WINTER’S KITCHEN: Growing Roots and Breaking Bread in the Northern Heartland TURKEY Early European settlers chose turkey for Thanksgiving for reasons that still make sense today. These birds are big enough to […]

SCOTT’S SEAFOOD

SCOTT’S SEAFOOD

Scott’s Seafood has long been a tradition in Downtown San Jose. With its central location near the sports arena, theaters, the Center for Performing Arts, and several other downtown venues, it’s a great place to start an evening before heading out to a Shark’s game, the ballet or symphony, an outdoor concert at the nearby Caesar Chavez […]

ALOHA FRESH

ALOHA FRESH

A True Hawaiian Poké Experience The poké craze has finally arrived in Northern California. Not long ago, Poké lovers could only find this seafood concoction in Southern California, where it’s all the rage, but now poké restaurants are popping up everywhere in the Bay Area. For those who are unfamiliar, poké (pronounced POKE-AY) is raw […]

Indian for Everyone

Indian for Everyone

Spice up your dinner table and cook up these simple and delicious favorites from Anupy Singla’s INDIAN FOR EVERYONE. Mango Lassi Yield: 8 servings Tools: You’ll need a powerful blender. Note: You can also make this lassi an “adult” drink by adding 2 to 3 ounces / 60 to 90 mL of vodka or rum. […]