I'm taking my husband away for a night to the Mariott Laguna Cliffs in Dana Point for his birthday. I wanted to plan a nice meal and maybe a drink afterward. It doesn't have to be the most expensive restaurant, but somewhere nice and romantic.
This creamy and rich homemade horchata recipe is surprisingly easy to make at home; all you need are a few basic ingredients, a blender, and a mesh strainer. With warming cinnamon spice, this easy horchata would be delicious mixed with rum.
Think of this as a lighter, fresher take on chicken Parmesan: We ditch the breading on the poultry and let juicy cherry tomatoes stand in for jarred pasta sauce. A little grated carrot adds just enough sweetness to round out the acidity.