Southwestern Grilled Lasagna – an original recipe from EncinoMom.com featuring Del Real Foods Ingredients: Flour tortillas 1 Cup Del Real Frijoles Refritos 2 Cups Del Real Carne Deshebrada 1 Cup Chopped tomatoes 1/2 Cup Chopped red pepper 1/4 Cup Sliced … continue reading . . .
First time at Sprouts Farmers Market As the new year starts and resolutions, goals and dreams abound, I am struck by the power of little changes that bring big results. Making small choices daily, like choosing water instead of soda, can really … continue reading . . .
Mikey and the Chocolate Factory Today I toured John Kelly chocolates in Hollywood, because sometimes life is really hard and you have to go sample delicious fine chocolates. The tour began several feet from the door, as the wonderful aroma … continue reading . . .
Alpine Village Kicks Off Oktoberfest In Torrance! Have you ever been to a party that lasted two and a half weeks? Sounds like quite a celebration. Odds are that if you haven’t been to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest you haven’t partied … continue reading . . .
Estérel Makeover The Estérel restaurant unveiled its makeover including two unique and colorful new spaces, “Le Jardin” and “The Aviary”. It showcased the new design and decor at its opening in July where many Angelinos showed up to take in the … continue reading . . .
Limoneira (pronounced lē mon΄âra), Launches Global Mixology Contest PATRICK REYNOLDS CREATES THE BEST LEMON COCKTAIL IN LA Patrick Reynolds, bartender at Wildcat Lounge and “Farm to Bar” columnist at the Santa Barbara Independent, created Manāw a Trois, an original concoction … continue reading . . .
We kick off this episode with a couple of our favorite road trip tips and then launch into an epic test drive of car trip snack picks. Many of today’s tastes are new to market and boast GMO free grains … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s Made in the Shade Shop: Southwest Airlines Gift Card You could pick up a couple of these $100 gift cards with your $500 prize and be on your way to your Summer getaway! I love the feeling I get … continue reading . . .
Summer Roasted Potato Salad: It’s picnic time! I found this recipe stuck in the back of one of my Mom’s recipe folders. One of many that we are finally trying out! It’s from Betty Rosbottom, and was in the Minneapolis … continue reading . . .
Snickerdoodles: sugar & spice cookie classic! Snickerdoodles are undoubtably one of the Cookie Classics. I didn’t fully realize this until I made my most recent batch. You quickly find (in the universe of the internet) that Snickerdoodles are BIG! I … continue reading . . .
I hope this is as much fun for you to watch as it was for us to make! W First we stopped off in Little Tokyo and picked up some Japanese prepackaged snack foods and a couple of Poppin’ Cookin’ … continue reading . . .
The HALL Cabernet Cookoff returns for a sixth year on April 25 featuring an all-star line-up of both Napa Valley and San Francisco-based chef teams. Bringing together foodies and wine for a culinary pairing challenge, chef teams compete before a … continue reading . . .
Mahalo, OluKai! Thanks for the new shoes. You can spread the aloha spirit with every step you take in these new offerings from Hawaiian footwear line OluKai. Available at Nordstrom’s, The Walking Store and specialty Boutiques these flip flops, sandals, flats … continue reading . . .
HUNTINGTON GARDENS FREE DAY – First Thursdays Each Month! The art collections and botanical gardens are eye-popping, definitely one of the crown jewels of Los Angeles. But ticket prices have become exorbitant. EncinoMom to the rescue! Tickets are free and … continue reading . . .
FAMILY ART NIGHT: Cool Colors Are the cooler temperatures making you feel blue? Look for warm and cool colors in the Museum’s paintings, including works by Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Georges Lacombe and Vincent van Gogh. Then talk about warm and cool … continue reading . . .
An evening of Vaudeville and Burlesque music and comedy, featuring special guest Yve Evans! Includes tributes to your favorite vaudeville performers, including George Burns & Gracie Allen, Bessie Smith, Will Rogers and more! If you liked “The Follies,” you’ll love … continue reading . . .
Audition sign ups for this Summer’s program start at 10 am TODAY! Mi mi mi mi mi. Read about our @LAOpera camp experience here! Spoiler alert: We LOVED it! More details here: http://www.laopera.org/opera-camp … continue reading . . .
We were invited to the FabFitFun extravaganza at #theRedburyHotel in Hollywood, one of LA’s best. It was the perfect venue for this FabFitFun event that took over The Library and adjoining courtyard. Click on any of the pictures to watch the … continue reading . . .
February 21 and 22 2015 LOS AGELES TRAVEL & ADVENTURE SHOWTM Long Beach Convention Center The Los Angeles Travel & AdventureShow will feature thousands of destination experts eager to customize vacations that will meet the needs of travel lovers at any stage … continue reading . . .
February 15 MALIBU COAST STRING QUARTET Tarzana Community & Cultural Center A lovely afternoon of music played by the Malibu Coast String Quartet with a wine party at intermission. The concert benefits the Tarzana Community & Cultural Center. Donations: $30 General … continue reading . . .