Bike Riding in Santa Monica

The Santa Monica bike bath begins at Will Rogers State Beach, Pacific Palisades and terminates at Torrance Beach. The full path is about 25 miles. The section between Marina del Rey and Will Rogers is very curvy, crowded, and filled with bicyclists and...

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 cups sour cream 3 1/2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp baking soda Topping: 3 tbsp. cinnamon 4 tbsp. sugar 1 package chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Combine all ingredients and mix. Pour half the batter into a 9•13 pan and pour half the...

Venice Canals

Carroll Ct & Eastern Canal Ct Venice, CA 90293 The Venice Canal Historic District is noteworthy for its man-made canals built in 1905 by developer Abbot Kinney as part of his Venice of America plan. Kinney sought to recreate the appearance and feel of Venice, Italy in...

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...