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

Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Here’s a healthy and delicious and diabetic friendly breakfast! Don’t let the healthiness of this dish put you off—it’s sooooo good! . . . → Read More: Apple Pie Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Pineapple-Smoked Baloney

“It smells like burnt baloney and regrets down here.” Here’s my post for this months Food ‘n Flix, Ghostbusters, 2016. . . . → Read More: Pineapple-Smoked Baloney

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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