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Uncovering the People and Places of Greater Palm Springs
City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2018 Travel Greater Palm Springs California Morgan Red Jeep Tours Desert Adventures

Like a Ford Fairlane with a brand new V8 engine, contrasts are ubiquitous in Greater Palm Springs, which comprises nine desert communities in the Coachella Valley and will make you want to come back again and again.

Avocado Ice Cream
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The fat content and butteriness of an avocado make for a wonderful ice cream, which is a special flavor commonly found in the Philippines and just one step removed from my mother’s quick snack.

Savory Fresh Vegetable Crepes
City Style and Living Magazine Fall 2018 I am Filipino Filipino Crepes

Lumpiang sariwa are usually eaten for meryenda, the Filipino-Spanish tradition of taking a small afternoon meal. A handmade crepe is filled with vegetables and baby shrimp and drizzled with a mild tangy-sweet sauce.

Crush It: Hot Pepper Sauces From Around the World
City Style and Living Magazine Fall 2018 gourmet finds Pepper on Spoons

Their birthplace may be the Americas, but chilies have certainly made their way around the world. Embraced in a variety of preparations from mildly spicy to punching heat, CSL shares ways to use them in your cooking.

4 Helpful Kitchen Staples to Cut Your Work Time in Half
City Style and Living Magazine Fall 2018 Olive oil

Help around the kitchen means gadgets that cut your work time in half. It’s also about flavour bombs that lift dishes like a drizzle of olive oil on meat, salads and soups and protein-rich peanut butter with coconut for satay and marinades.