El Torito Grill in Brea, California

El Torito Grill - Brea, California

Have you been to an El Torito Grill, lately? I’ve been many times over the years and enjoyed my most recent visit as much as previous visits decades ago. They’ve kept much of what initially made them famous and have…

Nelson’s at Terranea in Palos Verdes

Nelson's at Terranea in Palos Verdes

To be honest, if all they had were vending machines filled with junk food and soda, I’d still be happy to have a meal at Terranea. The location is that perfect! Fortunately, Nelson’s also has delicious food and beverages to…

Slow Cooker Ginger Carrot Soup

Slow Cooker Ginger Carrot Soup

Do you use your Crock Pot a lot during the Winter? I do! This is the time of year, when I’ve often got soup in the slow cooker. Carrots are always a good source of nutrition and the ginger adds…

14 Cheesy Velveeta Recipes

14 Cheesy Velveeta Recipes

Do you like soft, creamy, gooey, melty Velveeta cheese? When I was growing up, Velveeta was a constant presence in my home. My mother chose it, since it was so easy to quickly melt into or on top of whatever…

Farmer’s Market at Irvine Regional Park

Farmer's Market at Irvine Regional Park

Each Tuesday, rain or shine, there is a farmer’s market at Irvine Regional Park from 9am to 1pm. The certified market is run by the Orange County Farm Bureau, which is a non-profit that supports local agriculture and management of…