Easy, Yummy Churro Recipe

Churros Ingredients 1 cup water 2 1/2 tbsp white sugar 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 quarts oil for frying 1/2 cup white sugar, or to taste 1 tsp ground cinnamon Directions: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine water, 2 1/2 tbsp sugar, salt, and 2...

Fern Dell Hike to Griffith Observatory

Your destination is the historic Griffith Observatory. It opened on May 14, 1935 and has become a venerable cultural, scientific, and architectural icon and one of Southern California's most popular attractions. In 2002 its doors were closed and a five-year, $93-million renovation secured its world-class...

ICE at Santa Monica

Once a year, Downtown Santa Monica brings a little skate to the surf and transforms the corner of 5th Street and Arizona Avenue into ICE at Santa Monica, an outdoor ice skating rink. Celebrating its 5th Anniversary, the 8,000 square ft. rink by the beach...

One of our Most Favorite Recipes!

Bloody Mary Marinated London Broil (adapted from Kosher by Design Short on Time) Ingredients 1 large shoulder London broil, about 3 pounds 1 cup tomato juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon prepared white horseradish 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 2 dashes hot sauce, such as Tabasco...

Chocolate Mousse

CRUST: 3 C chocolate sandwich cookies, cookie part only (scrape off and don't use filling) 1 stick melted margarine Crush cookies in food processor and mix with melted margarine, press into bottom and sides of spring form pan and refrigerate 1/2 hour MOUSSE: 4 egg whites, whipped stiff 2 whole eggs 4...

French Macarons

Recipe from Brave Tart French Macarons 4 ounces (115g) blanched almonds or almond flour, or whatever nut you like 8 ounces (230g) powdered sugar* 5 ounces egg whites (144g), temperature and age not important! 2 1/2 ounce (72g) sugar the scrapings of 1 vanilla bean or 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp...

Asparagus Soup

Asparagus Soup 4 oz shallots, peeled and quartered 1 clover garlic peeled 1 1/2 lbs asparagus, tips cut off, stalks cut into 2-inch lengths 2 tbsp oil 3 cups vegetable or chicken stock With food processor running, drop shallots and garlic through the feed tube and process to chop. Remove...

Ernest E. Debs Regional Park

4235 Monterey Rd Los Angeles, CA 90032 Ernest E. Debs Regional Park is a very short distance from our area. There is a lake with turtles and fish. It's a very short and pleasant walk from the parking lot. Very quiet and serene! Directions:...

COLD PICKLED SALMON

Sauce: 1 C vinegar 1 C water 1/2 C sugar handful pickling spices (I put it in a mesh bag so the fish doesn't get "dirty") 10 oz ketchup salt Buy filleted salmon with no skin or bones. Boil for 10 minutes on the stove until just cooked (do not overcook)....

Marvin Braude Bike Path

Marvin Braude Bike Trail Pacific Palisades to Redondo Beach The path begins in Will Rogers State Beach in the Pacific Palisades area of the city of Los Angeles. It continues southbound along the beach and passes through Santa Monica State beach. The Santa Monica portion of the...