Recipes from our readers

TO Crescenta Valley Weekly….. Here is a favorite Potato Casserole recipe that has been taken to many potlucks and requested by family when asked to bring a dish to share. Carol Peterson Golden potato casserole Ingredients 6 medium potatoes, boiled in skins until tender 1/4 cup butter 2 cups sour cream 1 can cream of […]

Praline-Topped Sweet Potato Pie

Praline-Topped  Sweet Potato Pie

Thanksgiving brings a lot to mind, being thankful and traditions we don’t hear much of anymore. Here is a special recipe that will warm your home. Anna Loutsos Directions: Heat oven to 425. Medium bowl combine eggs, granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves & salt. Beat until smooth. Add sweet potatoes and mix well. […]

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local Projects on cvca agenda The Crescenta Valley Community Association will hold a review of some of the commercial and residential development projects in CV at 7 p.m. in the Dunsmore Park Community Room on Wednesday, Nov. 25. Have you been wondering what’s going in that empty lot at Foothill and Sunset? Are you curious […]

“Taste in the Foothills” is a mouth watering success

“Taste in the Foothills” is a mouth watering success

By Shana LiVIGNI Hundreds of Crescenta Valley residents poured into the Marketplace Shopping Center on Wednesday evening, Nov. 11 – and they came hungry. It was a perfect evening for cool jazz by the Crescenta Valley High School Jazz Band, hot cider from Citibank and an array of cuisines from Crescenta Valley’s finest eateries. Locals […]

Gina Puckett to me Superstar Soup

Warm your bones with this easy, hearty, inexpensive soup 1 bunch fresh spinach 6 large white mushrooms 2 medium ripe tomatoes 4 oz. dried “star” macaroni 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth 2 tbsp. olive oil sea salt, fresh ground pepper to taste Thoroughly wash vegetables. Remove stems from spinach, discard. Slice vegetables into thin […]

Pumpkin Bread

Recipe By Anna Loutsos Makes 2 loaves Ingredients needed: Cooking Spray to grease pans 1 can (15oz) Pumpkin Mix (not pumpkin pie mix) 1 2/3 cups sugar 2/3 cups vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla extract 4 large eggs 3 cups whole wheat flour (or all purpose) 2 tsp baking soda ½ baking powder 1 tsp […]


Frazee coming to bookstore Once Upon A Time Bookstore is hosting Caldecott-Honor winning children’s illustrator Marla Frazee at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14 at the store. Frazee will read from her latest illustrated Beach Lane book, “All the World.”  The book was just named as one of the best children’s book in 2009 by Publisher’s […]

CV Chamber of Commerce honors

CV Chamber of Commerce honors

Civic leaders are honored at annual recognition banquet. By Mary O’KEEFE The Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce took time on Nov. 5 to honor and recognize the people and businesses that make Crescenta Valley a special place to live and raise a family. The evening began with Honorary Mayor Howard Hakes welcoming everyone to the […]

Week in Review Nov. 12 2009

Week in Review Nov. 12 2009

The Week in Review podcast is now available for download and web viewing.  Stories include the bear found in La Crescenta, the “Taste in the Foothills” event, the Jennifer Keith Quartet, and Veteran’s Day memorials. To view and download in iTunes, click here. To view on the web without downloading, click here.  Because this podcast […]