Day: February 5, 2021

LA’s New Street Food Star Serves One Thing: Suckling Pig Tacos

Many of Mexico’s most coveted tacos feature pork, from carnitas and cochinita pibil to the various tacos de trompo. There’s tacos árabes from Puebla, adobada from Baja California, tacos de trompo out of Nuevo León, and the nearly ever-present al pastor, with deep roots in Mexico City and many other Mexican states. Much the same is true in Los Angeles, which makes a new type of pork taco contender here in Southern California all the more rare, indeed.

Suckling pig tacos, featuring whole roasted young pigs, are a rare delight even in Mexico, only found as a common dish in

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Homeyer: Notes from the Garden | Why eating organic food Is important | Community-news

I’ve been growing vegetables organically all my life. I use no chemical fertilizers or pesticides. I don’t often think about the reasons I do so, any more than I think about breathing — it’s just something I do.

I recently picked up a book written by Maria Rodale called “The Organic Manifesto: How Organic Farming Can Heal Our Planet, Feed the World, and Keep Us Safe” (Rodale Press, 2010) and it reminded me why I do so. I’d like to share some of the important points with you here.

In the introduction Eric Schlosser (author of the fabulous book, “Fast

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Priority Health offers immune-boosting recipes to try at home!

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Our friends at Priority Health know the importance of eating healthy, especially when it comes to building your immunity!

Shelly shows us how to make some great, kid-friendly snacks at home that will help boost their immunity.

Click here for a Simple Blueberry Smoothie recipe from YummyToddlerFood.com. Priority Health’s ThinkHealth section also has more immune-boosting tips and healthy recipes. Priority Health also has a team of care managers to help people with health concerns.

If you’re a Priority

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Restaurants plan special dishes to launch the Year of the Ox

The observance of the Lunar New Year 2021, the Year of the Ox, will be Feb. 12-17. The ox is the second of the zodiac animals, following the Year of the Rat. Those born in the Year of the Ox are said to be hard-working and honest.

Numerous Las Vegas-area restaurants are planning special menus to celebrate the holiday. Among them:

Beijing Noodle No. 9 at Caesars Palace is offering eight additions to its takeout menu, including double-boiled pork soup with dry oyster and fat choy, $26.99; a pound of steamed Santa Barbara prawns with Chinese wine, $129.99; and stir-fried

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