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Ventura County Garden Club Rings Bells and Carols

Ventura County Garden Club Rings Bells and Carols

By Sheryl Hamlin It was standing room only for the 91st Holiday Potluck of the Ventura County Garden Club (VCGC) when more than sixty members and guests enjoyed festive holiday recipes, such as turkey casserole, spicy meatballs, cabbage and mandarin salad and endless desserts. The highlight of the meeting was the performance by the Bardsdale […]

Recipe of the Week: Lightest Most Delicious Potato Latkes Ever!

Recipe of the Week: Lightest Most Delicious Potato Latkes Ever!

  5 potatoes 3 eggs 1 medium onion 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking powder Enough flour to constantly thicken Directions: – Grate the potatoes & onion – Beat the eggs and add to the grated potatoes – Mix with salt, baking powder and flour to thicken – Drop by large spoonfuls into the hot […]

Back Patio Cellars – Ventura County’s Newest Winery and Tasting Room

Back Patio Cellars – Ventura County’s Newest Winery and Tasting Room

When Frank and Jen Hules decided to open a new winery and tasting room in Ventura County, they wanted to find a location that was close to their home in Moorpark. After checking out available spaces in Oxnard, Ventura and Camarillo, they found the perfect location at 930 Flynn Road in Camarillo. “We just fell […]

Tapping Your Creativity with J.J. Brown

Tapping Your Creativity with J.J. Brown

Recipe of the Week: Turtle Cake – Caramel Brownies

Recipe of the Week: Turtle Cake – Caramel Brownies

    Ingredients: 1 pkg. 14n oz caramels 1 cup evaporated milk (divided) 1 cup margarine (2 sticks) softened 1 pkg. 18 oz German Chocolate cake mix 1 cup chopped pecans (or more) 1 cup chocolate chip pieces (or more) Directions: In top of double broiler, melt caramels, 1/2 cup evaporated milk and 1/c cup […]

Miniature Golf Tournament to Benefit CAREGIVERS this Saturday in Silverstrand

Miniature Golf Tournament to Benefit CAREGIVERS this Saturday in Silverstrand

Tapping Your Creativity with J.J. Brown

Tapping Your Creativity with J.J. Brown

Editor’s Note:  It’s with great pleasure that we welcome a new columnist to the CJ Family, J.J. Brown.  Ms. Brown is a published author and horsewoman.  Here is the first of her bi-weekly columns Not too long ago, I was talking to a friend about life, the universe and everything. She mentioned the need to […]

A Jolly Good Time as captured by photographer Marc Langsam–Nottingham Festival

A Jolly Good Time as captured by photographer Marc Langsam–Nottingham Festival

Simplest Hors d’oeuvre you will ever make – Cream Cheese Stuffed Date

Simplest Hors d’oeuvre you will ever make – Cream Cheese Stuffed Date

Put cream cheese in the slit, Put a pecan half on top Simple and perfect for the busy holiday season   Anita Garatie, Thousand Oaks ============================================== Have a favorite recipe? Old family secret?  Share it with us! Please send to: [email protected] We’ll be in the kitchen waiting. Get Citizensjournal.us Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing […]

Military Code of Conduct on the Eve of Veterans Day

Military Code of Conduct on the Eve of Veterans Day