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Toll Road to Ensenada Collapses

The Scenic Road to Valle De Guadalupe May Slide Into the Pacific A 300 meter section of the scenic road to Ensenada and Valle de Guadalupe means foodies will have to take the interior, NON-toll road to the southern destination which has recently gained popularity as a food & wine trek with famed restaurants from...

Natalia Badan - Valle De Guadalupe resident, Courtesy of New York Times, San Diego region

Secret Votes Threaten Valle de Guadalupe

Plans to develop 996 acres with a golf course, spa and 400+ homes in the Valle de Guadalupe have been published. The development is being funded by a prominent developer, Carlos Lagos, who is said to have the ear of many Ensenada officials. A secret, nighttime vote was scheduled to permit the use of nearly...

Night of the radishes, Noche de rabanas, Oaxaca City, Mexico, food festival

Night of Radishes – A Oaxacan Tradition

The Night of Radishes (Noche De Rábanas) begins tonight, December 23rd, in Oaxaca, one of the most colorful cities of Mexico. The Night of Radishes is now in its 116th year. That is some longevity for celebrating his one little root vegetable! Every year hundreds of participants gather for one of the world’s most impressive vegetable...

Baked Goods, DIY, Holidays, americas test kitchen, cooking tips

Sending Baked Gifts? Here’s a tip.

Sending your love to family and friends via a home made baked gifts is always lovely but sometimes those goodies break or dry out before they arrive. Here is a great video from America’s Test Kitchen website that will ensure your labour of love arrives intact. A tortilla is the key. Who would have thought?...

DIY, fresh ricotta cheese, cheesemonger, sweet and savory

You’re So Cheesy. DIY Fresh Ricotta Cheese Recipe!

Fresh ricotta cheese – How do you like it? There’s nothing wrong with being cheesy! Be your own fresh cheese ‘monger. Fresh cheeses don’t require aging and ricotta cheese is a great way to dabble in the fromage world. With the basic recipe below, you can choose to experiment with making sweet or savory ricotta....

drug dealers, air delivery,

Drug Dealers Beat Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in First Air Deliveries

Marijuana Dealers Taking Delivery Cues from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos? Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, recently announced Amazon is in the development stages of creating a future drone delivery service of your online purchases. The buzz is BIG and the jokes have begun but who would have thought marijuana dealers would beat Amazon to beta testing? A...