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Cooking Chicken Just Got Real | Chicken Bacteria Superbug
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Cooking Chicken Just Got Real | Chicken Bacteria Superbug

Is there no hope for our feathered food? We have managed to spend the last recent years being programmed to study and understand our food and our food sources. Now we find that regardless of whether we choose organic or chock-full of antibiotics, this “superbug” thwarts our healthy cooking efforts. All chickens have a 50-50...

Recipe | DIY Pot Stickers
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Recipe | DIY Pot Stickers

Quick and Easy Snack! Buy pot sticker skins like these in you’re local Asian market if you can’t find in your regular grocery store. Make a quick stir fry of your favorite protein and veggies (or just veggies if you prefer). Put a small tsp. of stir fry in center of skin. Wet the circumference...

RECIPE | A “Leftover Hash”
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RECIPE | A “Leftover Hash”

The weekend’s over,  you got an extra hour of sleep and it’s time to get this Monday moving! Here’s a great way to start your week; with a little protein-rich breakfast to give you the energy you need to power up for that morning meeting! Ingredients: Onions Garlic Carrots Celery Leftover weekend meat… Chicken, pork, ...

Photos | Monster Bash 2014
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Photos | Monster Bash 2014

McFarlane Promotions threw a crazy block party for Halloween and SOLD OUT the venue. The music was out of control and the fun was on overload especially at the Tommie Sunshine & EC Twins Stages. Who won the $5000 Costume Contest Prize? It was TED, the over-sized, crass bear that makes us all cringe shattering...

roaring fire
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Just For Fun | Fall & Winter Charm

Digital Fun Fall and winter will kind of be settling in here soon enough and I stumbled upon a little something you may wanna bookmark. An hour of a crackling fireplace has to be something that you might find handy in a jam…. say an impromptu late night visitor, a family dinner in your tiny...

San Diego, 10 best dressed awards
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Giving Scene | Best Dressed Awards; Vanessa Williams Hosts

A Moment in Time Save the date for Leonard Simpson’s 10 Best Dressed Awards. It will be hosted by Honorary Chair (and former super model) Kelly Emberg along with Co-Chairs Mina Kooklani and Kristi Pieper on Thursday, November 13th at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Hotel to benefit Dressed For Success. The show will...

Chef Javier Plascencia Breaks Ground in Little Italy!
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Chef Javier Plascencia Breaks Ground in Little Italy!

Little Italy is teeming with incredible culinary hot spots so it is NO surprise that Chef Javier Plascencia has chosen this buzzing neighborhood for his next restaurant, bracero. Bracero, which means one who works with their hands and arms, is inspired by the Mexican laborers who were contracted to fill in with the labor shortage during...