Marble Cookies

Cookies: 3 c. all purpose flour 1½ c. vegetable shortening (Crisco) 1½ c. sugar 1¼ tsp. baking soda 1 lg. egg ¼ c. chocolate chips (about 1 oz.) Fudge Glaze: 6 oz. chocolate chips 3 tbsp. vegetable shortening 1 tbsp. confectioner's sugar Cookies: In large mixing bowl at med. speed mix flour, shortening, sugar and baking soda....

CHOPPED CHAMPION!

Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers, Avacado and Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained 3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob 2 red bell peppers, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons minced shallots, from on medium shallot 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 teaspoon...

Anne Lewis

“Thank you for being a true friend, as well as my agent, in taking care of these tasks associated with marketing my beloved home. No one can imagine how traumatic this whole move has been for me. I am a real sentimental soul under the...

Rick Brown

“You’re a champ, Sheri. You made it happen. Without you, we’d be sitting here with our hopes dashed. Thanks again – a job well done!” -160 N Martel Avenue, March 20, 2009....

Placerita Canyon

19152 Placerita Canyon Rd Newhall, CA, 91321 Placerita is an east-west running canyon featuring cool, shaded oak groves, a willow and sycamore-lined seasonal stream and numerous other interesting plant and animal communities. The historic "Oak of the Golden Dream" is the site of California's original gold discovery...

Backbone Trail

Backbone Trailhead Backbone Trail, Malibu, CA 90265 A Santa Monica Mountains ridgeline trail has been a vision for more than 50 years. Originally the trail was to run from Griffith Park to Point Mugu, but that idea never progressed. In the 1970s, with the establishment of state...

Vasquez Rocks

10700 West Escondido Canyon Road Agua Dulce, CA 91350 Vasquez Rocks, located in the high desert near Agua Dulce Springs, features 932 acres of spectacular rock formations, Tataviam Indian sites, and a seasonal stream. The rocks' history began in prehistoric times when the sandstone rocks were...

Rubio Waterfall

1351 Pleasantridge Drive Altadena, CA 91001 This short easy hike travels up a narrow history-filled canyon to a charming double waterfall. At the turn of the previous century, the canyon was home to Rubio Pavilion, at the base of the Mount Lowe Incline Tramway, which escorted...

Apple Picking

Apple Starr Orchard Julian Orchards Dr. Julian, CA 92036 "We are certified organic orchard since 2002 (CCOF) growing apples and pears in Julian located at the very end of Julian Orchards Drive. About 4 hours from Los Angeles. Our fruit ripens on the trees and will...