| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Something about a county fair brings out the kid in all of us. With all the hope and optimism of a kid, I have been trying for several years to win a blue ribbon in the Largest Beet category at the Orange County Fair. Vic has been very supportive of my efforts, and even helped me fold the stalks of last year's giant beet into our SUV to take to the fair.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:32 PM
The Orange County Fair is almost upon us. The fair in Costa Mesa opens July 15 and closes Aug. 14.
I expect to enter some of my vegetables in the garden competition. Also, Vic and I will both be exhibiting photographs in the visual arts photography...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Consider yourself up on eyewear fashion and design? You will fall in love with Alexander Gray at OC Mart Mix in Costa Mesa. It's a treasure trove of the world's best indie frames in one spot.
Proud dad and owner David Gonzales named Alexander Gray...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:37 PM
While Vic was participating in a bird census at Harriett M. Wieder Regional Park on Friday, I went to the opening of the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa with my friends Glee Gerde and Judi Smith. We had a blast.
Admission and parking were free for the...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 (about 12 latkes)
Note: Serve the latkes with sour cream or rich yogurt and snipped chives for garnish.
3 pounds beets
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander seed
1/2 cup chopped Italian...