A Movable Thanksgiving Feast for Food ‘n Flix

This month’s FnF film is Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Come along for the ride and to sample Garlic Confit Rubbed Roasted Turkey Breast, Cranberry-Apple Relish with Honey, Cheddar and Pepper Muffins, Rosemary Sweet Potatoes with Crispy Shallots, Ginger Green Beans, Massaged Kale Salad w/Pomegranate and Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal Bars. . . . → Read More: A Movable Thanksgiving Feast for Food ‘n Flix

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiked Cream Cheese and Coffee Frosting

An easy (from a mix) cupcake but wait to you get a load of this frosting. Whip some up for the holidays. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiked Cream Cheese and Coffee Frosting

This and That

A final (I really mean it) wrap up of our October trip to Northern New Mexico… . . . → Read More: This and That

Easy Tortilla Pizzas with “Local” Products

You know, I’m going to milk our NM trip for all it’s worth.  🙂

As you might recall, we stocked up on local produce and products at the Taos Farmers Market before we headed home.  We purchased Napa cabbage (that found its way into a salad and a soup), carrots and potatoes (made into soup), . . . → Read More: Easy Tortilla Pizzas with “Local” Products

Historic Overnight

Staying where the stars stay in Las Vegas (NEW MEXICO). . . . → Read More: Historic Overnight

Green Chili Stew with Bacon

This is an ode to the green chile stew from Eske’s in Taos. It’s a must-stop-over on any trip to Northern New Mexico. . . . → Read More: Green Chili Stew with Bacon

Two roads diverged in a wood…

Take the road less traveled (which is usually more scenic)….More of our New Mexico trip today. . . . → Read More: Two roads diverged in a wood…

Napa Cabbage Salad with Green Chili Vinaigrette and Pinion

…or my New Mexico state of mind salad. . . . → Read More: Napa Cabbage Salad with Green Chili Vinaigrette and Pinion

Cinnamon and Cocoa Almonds

These are a quick and different spiced nut option for the holidays, using coconut nectar, monk fruit extract and your favorite spices. . . . → Read More: Cinnamon and Cocoa Almonds

Pickled Jalapenos

Here’s a traditional jalapeno pickle that will keep in the pantry for stews, chilis, and parties this winter. (And, check out our banana bloom!) . . . → Read More: Pickled Jalapenos

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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