One Pan Mexican Quinoa

One Pan Mexican Quinoa   INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 onion 1 jalapeno, minced 1 cup quinoa 1 cup vegetable broth 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 cup corn kernels 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,...

Long Beach Canals Gondola Rides

Long Beach Canals Gondola Rides Established in 1982, the authentic and original Gondola Getaway brings old world charm and thousand year old tradition to Southern California. Authentic Venetian gondolas gently cruise the enchanting canals and waterways of Naples Island, near the resort area of Belmont Shore...

Weekend Getaway: Fall in Aspen

While Aspen, Colorado is known as a travel destination frequented by the rich and famous, many of Aspen’s visitors know this beautiful Colorado mountain town for its extensive mix of arts programs, cultural events, and cosmopolitan nightlife. What’s more, Aspen has a variety of restaurants, shopping, lodging and nightlife...

Rice Krispies Roll Ups

Rice Krispies Roll Ups INGREDIENTS: -1 bag mini marshmallows-Rice Krispies-300 grams bittersweet chocolate-1 jar marshmallow Fluff-1 stick margarine DIRECTIONS: Melt the margarine in a pan.Add the minis until well blended.Add rice krispies until they're covered.Spread it out in a flat pan- like a cookie sheet.Melt the chocolate.Pour it over...

Marlborough School

Imagine a school setting where your daughter can fill every role and be taught that there’s tremendous potential in being a young woman. That’s what girls’ schools are for – the subtraction of male students increases opportunities for female attendees and puts them front and center. Marlborough...

Rain Room At LACMA

RAIN ROOM AT LACMA Random International’s Rain Room is an immersive environment of perpetually falling water that pauses wherever a human body is detected. The installation offers visitors an opportunity to experience what is seemingly impossible: the ability to control rain. Rain Room presents a respite from everyday life and...

Japanese Gardens at Lake Balboa

JAPANESE GARDENS AT LAKE BALBOA   In the midst of the busy San Fernando Valley lies an oasis – a 6 1/2 acre garden, which features three gardens in one. As one enters The Japanese Garden, designed by Doctor Koichi Kawana, there is a dry Zen meditation...

Glazed Donut Twists

INGREDIENTS:DONUTS- 2 ½ teaspoons instant or bread machine yeast 1 teaspoon and ¼ cup sugar, divided ¼ cup warm water (not too hot) 1 stick (8 tablespoons) butter or margarine, softened 2 large eggs ¾ cup warm milk or soymilk 2 teaspoons fine sea salt 4 cups all-purpose flour, divided, plus more for...

EL MATADOR BEACH

Small, beautiful and dominated by rocky outcrops, El Matador looks not unlike a European beach. Six miles north of Malibu and 25 miles from Santa Monica, it's past just past Leo Carrillo Beach, accessible via a steep gravelly path. Wear shoes and don't bring too...

Glen Meredith

Can't say enough good things. Sheri is a relentless, take-charge agent who knows her stuff. She works with a first-rate staff that takes care of most of the inevitable headaches that go with selling any property. She and her staff were organized and right on...