Letter from the Publisher June 2019
HAPPY FATHER'S DAY
"A father is one who carries pictures where his money used to be."
- Unknown Author
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 to help me be the best Bonnie I could be. They include priests, professors, publishers, bosses, friends, physical therapists and family members.
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. My thanks to the ocean of great men that I never knew who totally inspired me through their contributions to all the things I love. Men who inspired me to be the best I could be in every way. God Bless you all and I thank you so much where ever you are.
Chef Damien Cinco Plate
Chef Damien of Outpost at the Goodlands Hotel gave an amazing dinner, paired with fabulous non-alcoholic cocktails by Gabrielle in the patio, where everyone enjoyed the creative menu and California sunset. See story in Culinary Coup.
Bonnie Carroll & Kellie Meehan Director of Marketing, California Strawberry Festival
This month's Culinary Coup includes coverage of the California Strawberry Festival, which was outstanding. I was a judge for the Berry Blast Off contest and met some very talented chefs and judges.
Anthony, Congressman Carbajal, Andrea
Organic Soup Kitchen in Santa Barbara celebrated 10 years and their new all inclusive new location with a fabulous party featuring delicious organic foods, music and awards from local politicians. Well deserved honors to these special people who provide plant-based soup to cancer patients.
Ca' Dario Storke Rd. Goleta - Ca' Dario Victoria St. Santa Barbara
Chef Dario Furlati, his added new dining venues to his popular collection in the Santa Barbara area and the word is his pizza leaves Wolfgang Puck looking pale. Please support PBS.org and keep wonderful programming ongoing. Their new season is starting and we want to enjoy all the great shows for another year.
Our "Health Minded" section offers special health nonprofit features, including story on Arthritis "Your Brain Matter" Luncheon, Ridley-Tree/Sansum Clinic Luncheon and more news on the latest in medical treatments and advancements.
Happy Birthday to my daughter Kathleen, May 30, Granddaughter Natash, June 6
Be kind to the Dad in your life and perhaps use the recipes in our issue to please him, especially the Chile Relleno from Doc's in Taos, NM below, or grill him an Omaha steak using McCormick spices.
We hope your Father's Day is peaceful, happy and filled with love. God bless and we thank you for joining us this month. Look for summer holiday recipes and party ideas in our July issue, which will be devoted to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Happy Birthday to my beautiful daughter Kathleen (May 30) who traveled with me on a Danube Viking River Cruise in June last year, and my beautiful granddaughter Natasha (June 6) and my screen heartthrop Johhny Depp (June 9).
The Historic Taos Inn Chile Relleno
5 lbs of shredded jack & cheddar cheeses
1 red onion diced
1 bunch of cilantro-finely chopped
1/8 cup of cumin
1 1/4 cups of Blue Cornmeal
2 cups of all-purpose flour
Water to texture Should stick to finger and drip off slowly.
- deep fry chiles until skins turn white
- Peeo Chiles
- Batter and roll into crushed tortilla chips
- Deep fry to completion
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