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Preserved Home: Homemade pickled carrots make a tasty treat

Preserved Home: Homemade pickled carrots make a tasty treat

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

December 16, 2014

It’s always been my challenge to take a vegetable someone in my family doesn’t like and discover how to change their mind via an interesting recipe. I call them gateway recipes. For instance, I introduced my children to kale by making a cheesy kale gratin. Yes, it was laden with cream and cheese, but...

Cool on the Coast: October’s the month for brew and boo

Layla Marino

October 2, 2014

October is a very busy month in the region. The ghoulish fun of Halloween officially kicks off the holiday season with haunted houses and trails throughout the month, and there are plenty of harvest festivals, both family-friendly and a little more adult tinged. Being a bastion of beer and microbrew...

Searsucker designed to suit North County

Searsucker designed to suit North County

Manny Lopez

July 23, 2013

A restaurant metamorphosis took place July 17 with the emergence of Searsucker Del Mar from the chrysalis of Burlap located in Carmel Valley’s Del Mar Highlands Town Center mall. Intended to coincide with opening day at the Del Mar Racetrack, celebrity chef Brian Malarkey and hospitality entrepreneur...

It wouldn’t be the holidays without: Tradition began with San Marcos native

Lauren Ciallella

November 1, 2008

Is it stuffing or is it dressing? “There’s really no difference,” says Leo Pearlstein, Mrs. Cubbison’s PR man since 1948. A personal friend of San Marcos legend Sophie Cubbison, Pearlstein watched as this inventive entrepreneur used her passion for health food to become a national icon. “I...

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