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HAPPY FATHER'S DAY

"A father is one who carries pictures where his money used to be." - Unknown Author

Letter from the Publisher June 2012

Dear Life Bites Readers,
I wish to honor all the great men who influenced my life, especially the men I was never married to who just loved me, imparted knowledge and opened doors for me along the way; they include professors, publishers, bosses, friends and relatives. I loved my dad and appreciate more today than ever what he went through as a victim of PTSD when he returned from battle in WWII. His love and kindness were an inspiration to me always. Thanks to the army of great men that I never knew who totally inspired me through their contributions to life and the arts. Men who inspired me to be the best woman I could be in every way. God Bless you all and I thank you so much where ever you are.

See the story on Serra 71st International Convention in Palma De Mallorca and the amazing film being made on the life of Father Junipero Serra in our travel section. Chef news from Taos & Albuquerque in this issue offers a look at the New Mexico favorites. Our travel section includes summer travel suggestions and travel tips, as well as a peek at museum's worth a visit. Wheels has some great air, sea, train and auto news. BookBites has a few new books to inspire you.
Entertainment has the new dates for the Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2014, some Cannes news and fun entertainment escapes. Cody Hilton has some interesting film news for teens. SIPS is full of fun beverage news, including upcoming festivals and fundraisers, as well as healthy beverage ideas. Take a look at the Sip's story on Taos Coffee Cats and margarita flights at Garduno's in The Albuquerque Hotel. I Madonnari story on Santa Barbara Italian Chalk Painging festival is also in the June travel section.
Our "Health Minded" section offers health and beauty secrets from the inside out. New spa venues in Austria for summer, and international hotel news abound this month, including sense of style now seen in our Travel section that is loaded with art museum and wilderness adventure suggestions.
 
Be kind to the Dad in your life and perhaps use the recipes in our issue to please him, especially the Chile Relleno below, or grill him a steak using McCormick or Omaha Steak recipes. We have some helpful hints from a Del Frisco Executive Chef on BBQ grilling as well. Whatever you do with or for Dad make it memorable because it's his day and 'he's the man' on June 16th.
We hope your Father's Day is peaceful and happy. God bless and we thank you for joining us this month. Look for summer holiday recipes and party ideas in July issue, which will be devoted to freedom, joy and happiness. If you have any questions regarding editorial or advertising rates please email us at: tolifebites@aol.com or writebc@aol.com.
Cordially,
Bonnie Carroll
Bonnie Carroll
Publisher/Editor

     The Historic Taos Inn Chile Relleno

Ingredients:

12 Rellenos

5 lbs of shredded jack & cheddar cheeses

1 red onion diced

1 bunch of cilantro-finely chopped

1/8 cup of cumin

1 ¼ cups of Blue Cornmeal

¾ cups of all-purpose flour

1 egg

1 beer

Water to texture – Should stick to finger and drip off slowly.

Procedure:

  1. deep  fry chiles until skins turn white
  2.  Peeo Chiles
  3. Stuff
  4. Batter and roll into crushed tortilla chips
  5. Deep fry to completion

 

         

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