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From the Hotel del Coronado Cookbook by Beverly Bass

Smashing Citrus Cocktails 8 large oranges 6 cups chilled orange juice 8 oz. vodka 8 tsp. Grand Marnier liqueur 2 tsp. grenadine 8 strawberries, washed and dried 1. Cut a 1/2 inch slice off tops of oranges, scoop out pulp … Continue reading

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When President Reagan Visited the Hotel del Coronado

Photo Courtesy of Patrick and Penny Matthews When President Reagan visited the Del, the menu looked delicious: Chilled Avocado Soup with Caviar Dot** Hearts of Palm Salad with Herb Vinagraitte Dressing Medallions of Alaskan Salmon with Del Beurre Blanc Sauce … Continue reading

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Olivewood Gardens from Organic Vegetables to Delicious Meals

Photo Courtesy of Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center — Credit lynnchi When Sam Walton of Walmart fame’s young grandson developed cancer, his son and daughter-in-law bought an 1896 Victorian home and planted organic gardens to provide organic, juiced vegetables to … Continue reading

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Dine Like You’re At the Hotel del Coronado!

Photo courtesy of Patrick and Penny Matthews The Hotel del Coronado opened in 1888. In 1891, President Benjamin Harrison became the first of ten Presidents to revel in its grandeur. Royalty, movie stars, and the rest of us have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Candy

One Five Pound Fully Ripe Pumpkin Five Cups Sugar One Tablespoon Baking Soda One Pinch Coriander Remove the skin and seeds from the pumpkin. Cut into strips of 2 X 4 inches. Cover with water and baking soda. Let it … Continue reading

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