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Homemade Hummus Summer Recipe.

It is hot this summer and dips and salads are a welcome meal. PBS Foods has this easy recipe for hummus. When I look for easy to do recipes, I usually go to PBS Foods. I wanted to share this easy recipe. Click to get the full instructions:  Homemade Hummus : Make a big batch of homemade hummus to share with friends and family.  Ingredients you will need and might already have in your kitchen. 1 pound garbanzo beans, soaked overnight in cool water 3 small garlic cloves, peeled  1/2 cup water  1/4 cup tahini  Juice from 1 1/2 lemons Salt to taste (about 1 tablespoons)  1/4 cup olive oil, plus more as a garnish food processor or blender   See the complete receipe at PBS Food. Disclosure: This is from PBS Foods. The ingredients are different than the original recipe less salt and garlic. Please visit PBS Foods to get the complete process. 

California Citrus State Historic Park family field trip.

Our family field trip to the California Citrus State Historic Park proved to be very informative. Did you know that citrus has a rich history and its origin is Asia? Citrus traveled by boat to Brazil, California, Florida, and even parts of Europe during the seventeen hundreds (1700-1799 AD). Two rare citrus finds include species named Buddha's Hand and the Yellow Tiger Lemon. At this historic park, you will find these rare types of citrus. The parks' museum and visitor's center offers citrus history as well as samples of the different types of fruit.  California is great for growing Buddha Hand Citrus. The park has a few trees that are located near the front of the museum. The fruit cannot be found in local groceries stores.   While in the museum, volunteers share slices of the oranges, lemons, and grapefruit that grow on the grounds. Make sure to stop by the sampling table and taste all of them. They are sweet and very yummy. It is best you stop there first before

Public Art in Southern California.

Exploring the city of Long Beach might leave you breathless this summer because of all the street art that has been brought to life. The city has been participating in the  Pow Wow Festival since 2015 . This international art festival began in  Hawaii with only a few artists to help bring awareness to art, culture, and music. It is a movement that has been part of  Southern California in an effort to bring communities together. Just walk through the streets of Downtown Long Beach to see how art transformed this city.  We photographed this public art wall in downtown Long Beach just a few weeks ago. Standing there you could feel the wind pushing us closer to the wall.  Cinta Vidal 425 E 4th StLong Beach, CA 90802 A  happy and colorful painting of vegetables is waiting for the public to visit at 967 E 4th St, Long Beach, CA 90802.  Another remarkable painting is a few blocks away at 1253 East 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90802. To find more information regarding street ar