Cooking Corner

Food and our favorite recipes are an intricate part of life. We are sharing Donna Schumacher’s private collection of recipes gathered over her 80 plus years. In her life time she was a chef to many famous people as well as those connected to the entertainment industry. As social coordinator for the Treasure Island, a […]

Cooking Corner

Food and our favorite recipes are an intricate part of life. We are sharing Donna Schumacher’s private collection of recipes gathered over her 80 plus years. In her life time she was a chef to many famous people as well as those connected to the entertainment industry. As social coordinator for the Treasure Island, a […]

Cooking Corner

Cooking Corner

Food and our favorite recipes are an intricate part of life. We are sharing Donna Schumacher’s private collection of recipes gathered over her 80 plus years. In her lifetime she was a chef to many famous people as well as those connected to the entertainment industry. As social coordinator for the Treasure Island, a trailer […]

Cooking Corner

Food and our favorite recipes are an intricate part of life. A special dish is made perhaps only at someone’s birthday, Christmas or Thanksgiving or just for the summer time; the thought of which brings a flood of memories. We would like to encourage Anza Valley Outlook readers to send in their favorite recipe and […]

Cooking Corner

Food and our favorite recipes are an intricate part of life. A special dish is made perhaps only at someone’s birthday or Christmas or Thanksgiving or just for the summer time, the thought of which brings a flood of memories. We would like to encourage our AVO readers to send in their favorite recipe and […]

Beef Stew

Recently we had a phone call from dear friends John and Julie Ditzler asking if we’d be home the next night. They were driving in our neck of the wood and would be houseguests the next night if it would work out with us. “Don’t fuss” was their request. This is not a problem for […]

Valentine’s Day gifts of love from your kitchen

What to cook for a Valentine’s Day gift? The answer is as individual as your favorite Valentines. Everyone is different. Whatever they would LOVE is a perfect choice! For some this means something chocolate. For others, a meatloaf fashioned into a heart shape says, “ I love you” more aptly than a fancy box of […]

‘Midsommer’ in Sweden means savory delights

In the Gavle (“Yev-lay”) area of Sweden, where my ancestors, the Wallinders, emigrated from in 1891, the Midsommer holiday is taken very seriously. My Cousin Mona goes into the forest to cut down the Midsommer tree, a björk (birch), which is then placed in a bucket of water on the front stoop. Our family also […]