Tag Archives: Southern California

Crumbs and Whiskers, A Caffeinated Feline Coffee filled Review

For someone who has lived in southern California her whole life, I am nowhere near an expert on what a tourist should do for fun in Los Angeles. If I had friends come to visit from around the world and they asked me what do tourists do in Los Angeles, I guess the obvious answer …

Spice up your Life with Adobe Chilies

I’ve spent a lot of time traveling through Baja, Mexico and I consider myself a condesour of what makes a good taco. Back here in the mountains of southern California I can import some great authentic Baja flavors with the help of one can of smokey adobe chilies. It’s a summer sultry afternoon in the …

Parathas, Roti’s, Puri’s and Vada’s Oh My! How to Find India’s Ethnic Food in America

If you live in a larger metropolis town like Los Angeles or Chicago then you may have all kinds of ethnic grocery stores within walking distance perhaps. Living at 7,000 feet in a well-known southern California ski town we are hours away by car to the nearest natural, organic or ethnic grocery store. It sucks …

Curried Eggs with Avocado and Purple Sweet Potatoes

I simply adore my small town Big Bear Lake life; trail running, mountain biking and just breathing in the crisp cool and clean air amongst the pines of this resort town. In the valley below this rural mountain hamlet you would not even know that it’s fall. It’s over a hundred degrees most October days! …