TSA Precheck

Speed Through Security Lines at Airports! TSA Pre✓™ is one of several intelligence-driven, risk-based initiatives helping TSA move away from a one-size-fits-all model to provide the most effective security in the most efficient way. The use of risk-based initiatives will allow TSA to maintain its high...

My Mom's Draidel Cake

Ingredients: Cake: 2 cups flour 1 ½ tsp Baking soda 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 2 cup sugar 1 ½ cups oil 4 eggs beaten 2 cups grated carrots ½ cup walnuts 1 ¼ cup pineapple drained Frosting: 1 lb. powdered sugar ½ cup butter 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese 1 tsp vanilla Bake in a...

Timna National Park Hike

Timna Park, located about 17 miles north of Eilat, Israel combines beautiful scenery with special antiquities and history. The horseshoe-shaped valley covers some 15,000 acres and is surrounded by steep cliffs. In the center is Mount Timna which is about 1500 feet above sea level....

Yellowstone National Park

> Yellowstone National Park Wyoming 82190 Old Faithful is a cone geyser located in Wyoming, in Yellowstone National Park. Old Faithful was named in 1870 during the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition and was the first geyser in the park to receive a name. It is also called the...

My Mom's Minute Steak

Heat lightly oiled pan. Sear each steak in hot oil and then remove from pan. Slice a large onion and several cloves fresh garlic (one onion for every six steaks). Brown onion and garlic for 10-15 minutes. Lay seared steaks on...

Mom's Jelly Bars

Ingredients: Cookies 5 egg yolks 1 pound margarine 5 cups flour Grated lemon rind 1 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup seltzer Directions: Cut dough into six equal parts. Roll out each very thin to the size of a cookie sheet and bake on the back of the cookie sheet...

3 Hikes to the Hollywood Sign

The hardest of these three hikes - the “PG-13” version - is the western approach. Although it’s actually shorter than the PG version, it’s much steeper, with considerably more elevation gain, and the terrain is rugged. Hiking poles will come in handy. However, this is...

Mom's Favorite Chocolate Nut Torte Dessert

Cake: 12 egg whites 3/4 C sugar Beat whites until stiff peaks form and slowly add sugar. 12 yolks 3/4 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 lb melted good quality chocolate 2 C ground hazelnuts 3 tbsp flour Beat yolks with sugar and add rest of ingredients until blended. Fold whites with chocolate mixture by hand. Bake...

Temescal Rivas Canyon Trail

Rivas Canyon lies between Will Rogers State Park and Temescal Gateway Park. Rivas Canyon Trail crosses the ridge east of Temescal Canyon and travels down rustic Rivas Canyon to connect the two parks on a single-track that is 2.1 miles from end to end with...