Wild Veggie Rice

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING --  Wild Veggie Rice, for 'What A Crock.'

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE Wild Veggie Rice Serves 6 to 8. Recipe is by Julie Kay. I used this particular rice because it is a brown/wild rice blend, giving the taste a more full-bodied flavor. If using another wild rice… Continue reading →


2015 BMW 7 Series

BMW adds the 740Ld xDrive sedan to its stable of executive sedans for 2015. The new diesel-powered 7 Series sedan wraps its occupants in opulence and will take them 31 miles down the highway on a single gallon of diesel. And if you… Continue reading →

Real Estate

Prime Real Estate in Santa Maria

There aren’t that many new home sites still available on the golf course and lakes at Santa Maria, but a brand new Philip Haddad offering sits on a great lot with lake and golf course views. This 3,878-square-foot home has an open floor… Continue reading →