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Recipe: Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta

I started running for one reason only. Well, maybe two:  second helpings of tacos and/or that extra glass of wine. Sidelined by two slight but nagging injuries and five pounds gained, I made this Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta to help steer my food-loving face toward better choices. Bit players on the… Continue reading Recipe: Farro Stuffed Tomato on Arugula with Black Beans and Feta

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Recipe- Homemade Dressing for The BEST Asian Chicken Salad

A couple stores around here sell a chicken salad kit by Okami with all you need for a delicious meal in one box, minus the lettuce. The sliced almonds, two kinds of crispy noodles, cooked chicken strips, (there used to be orange segments, too), and the best part- a really good salad dressing with Asian… Continue reading Recipe- Homemade Dressing for The BEST Asian Chicken Salad

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Burros, not Burritos- Have You Discovered El Pescador Yet?

One of the first places we discovered upon moving back home to California was a leetle-beety-teeny-tiny fish joint El Pescador. In its new location, right across the street from the old, El Pescador now has an eat-in area for the patrons at least by ten times the original spot's size. As a regular, let me… Continue reading Burros, not Burritos- Have You Discovered El Pescador Yet?

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New Restaurant- Bruski in Mira Mesa (Look, Table!)

We had a lot of fun when we first moved here, playing with literal translations of some of the Spanish names. Both of my kids had Spanish classes in their Hoosier school, and I tried teaching them as much as they would let me. Flash back to The Girl, two years old, putting her hand… Continue reading New Restaurant- Bruski in Mira Mesa (Look, Table!)