Author Archives: Charley Carlin

Tibetan Monks Sacred Art 2015 Tour of the Central Coast

The Sacred Art of the Drepung Gomang Monastery A group of Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery Art Tour of 2015 is arriving in Central California for a four week stay, April 13 – May 8. They will be … Continue reading

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Summer Bean Salad

[print_link] The Summer Bean Salad is very simple, easy to create, and tastes so nice. It has been a favorite for many of our guests and for me it is a good lunch now and then. Just Chop, gently mix … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rice or Plain Rice Too!

[print_link] Oddly it comes up that people eat rice at my house and then ask for the recipe. I wondered about this one, however, I want to be of service with my cooking and recipes so I am sharing them … Continue reading

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Triple Olive Tapenade

[print_link] This one has been a rip roaring raving success at all our dinner parties lately! It is as simple as it sounds and can be whipped up in short order. So give this one a try. Can of Black … Continue reading

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Learn another language for free!

Every once and awhile I come across an incredible tool that I must share with everyone. Duolingo is just such a tool. To communicate with another person we need a common language. Did you ever want to learn another language? … Continue reading

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Our April 2014 Flowers

The Roses and the Iris hit wonderful notes this April surrounding us with the beauty of mother nature everywhere we look. We are so grateful. I see little tomato flowers too. Can’t wait for those big vine ripened tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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Charley’s Kitchen – Six Bean Salad

[print_link] Here in Charley’s Kitchen I took my Summer Bean Recipe and modified it for a larger batch and added a few twists. This recipe can be modified at will. For instance Anet does not care for the butter beans, … Continue reading

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Moroccan Crockpot Stew

Charley’s Kitchen Version of Moroccan Stew [print_link] While at one of our favorite local restaurants, Fig Good Food, I tried a dish of Moroccan Stew. I liked it a lot and found myself ordering it again and again. Well, I went to … Continue reading

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Cherry Rice

[print_link] Charley’s Cherry Rice Well as luck would have it, I wandered into a Mediterranean restaurant in Lake Elsinore, CA, King Kabob. So I tried the saffron rice and lamb and loved it! Came back and tried the Chicken Kabob and … Continue reading

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Texas Pecan Pie

[print_link] This is it the Texas Pecan Pie by Anet that will knock your socks off. Enjoy! Make a crust of the following: 2 1/4 cups of flour 1 tsp of salt 3/4 C of vegetable oil or corn oil….no … Continue reading

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