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It was a beautiful Friday morning at the Santa Anita racetrack. Here in La Caņada Flintridge, an annual trip to Santa Anita to watch the thoroughbreds is an essential event. There I was. I picked the first horse simply for its name. The horse, a 4-year-...
Tags: Equestrian, Kentucky Derby
Backyard gardeners of all ages with a passion for tomatoes turned out Saturday and Sunday at Descanso Gardens to experience the annual "Tomatomania!" sale of heirloom and hybrid varieties of the plant. Those who wanted to learn how to get the best...
The seed catalogs arrived last month. The daffodils are blooming and there are tiny pomegranates on the pomegranate tree. It must be time to plant the garden. Last month, I was eager to get started. This week, I'm not so sure, but the time has come....
Summer’s here and it’s time to drive U.S. Route 99, also known as the Golden State Highway, to Cutler, Calif. People in a hurry or otherwise uninterested in Central Valley destinations prefer the I-5 as a north-south route. but the I-99 has...
For Pablo Neruda, the well-known Chilean poet, food was inspirational. His passion for the taste, texture, color and aroma of good food left us with writings that will make your mouth water. His devotion to food brought him a Nobel Prize and motivated...
Pumpkins are dotting the countryside, in every yard and on every front porch. They’re a lovely splash of fall color, but more than being decorative, pumpkins are an amazing super fruit. We often call them a vegetable, but this nutritionally dense...
We started the garden on a whim. We dug up the grass, bought chicken wire to keep out the gophers, erected a small fence to keep out the wild rabbits, then bought fertilizer, water and seeds. The plants came up willy-nilly, in no particular order. First,...
Tags: Julia Child, Facebook, New Mexico, Summer Squash, Zucchini
It started with a book recommendation. La Caņada Flintridge resident Janet McNiff, 69, was at a spring check-up when her doctor suggested some dietary changes, and referred her to "Living Beyond Organic," by Christina Avaness. She and her husband...
Tags: The Home Depot, Onions
Summer. Lazy days. I was walking down Foothill Boulevard with Miss Audrey Hepburn, our black Lab rescue dog from the Pasadena Humane Society. It was a nice evening and a lot of the regulars were out, walking their dogs. Suddenly Miss Hepburn stopped....
Could you live for a week on this grocery list? Beans and rice. Bread and peanut butter. Pasta and chickpeas. Cereal and milk. Yams, tomatoes and bananas. A little orange juice and some coffee. Thirty-one dollars and fifty cents doesn't go very far...
At many Southern California certified farmers markets, the vendors may comply with agricultural regulations but still offer only mediocre produce and may never have actually set foot on a farm. Paradoxically, the Antelope Valley Winery farmers market in...
Tags: Apples, Physical Fitness and Exercise, Farms, Marketing, Peaches
Based on its name, you might think MoonShine Tavern is strictly a place that's good for shots and not much else. And while it does deliver on the shots — its moonshine menu is a mile long — with a talented kitchen staff offering...
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