Monthly Archives: March 2011

Can’t Wait to Garden

The days have been pretty warm here in Corrales – mid-sixties to low seventies.  And, if it weren’t for the wind they would be picture perfect.  they have been the kind of days that lull you into a false sense … Continue reading

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Country Girl

Anyone who reads this blog on a semi-regular basis knows I grew up in the Chicago suburbs – except for a very few years when I lived in Wisconsin.  Growing up in the suburbs was far different from living in … Continue reading

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Pizza Night

Tonight is pizza night.  We’re not talking pizza from the local pizza restaurant, or one of those store-bought, throw it in the oven pies.  Tonight we’re doing deep dish, made from scratch, Chicago style pizza.  We have been looking for a … Continue reading

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Cooking Goes to the Dogs!

After a very stressful weekend, my computer died and I spent most of Sunday trying unsuccessfully to rebuild it, I decided it was time to make my favorite buddy – Boz- some treats. If you follow this blog you know that … Continue reading

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If It Looks Like A Duck…..

I had my day of chores pretty well planned out when George said – “Hey, There’s an estate sale not far from here.  Do you want to go?”  I can never turn down a trip to a good estate sale.  … Continue reading

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A Dog and His Toys

Hi.  Boz here.  Every once in a while I get a chance to sound off and today is my day.   This afternoon I decided to examine the contents of my toy box.  I’m pretty lucky, I got rescued by a forever family … Continue reading

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Chicken… Again?

Today was another busy day.  Granted I did get to sleep in this morning as our guest wanted breakfast at 9am.  But that means everything else gets pushed back; breakfast dishes not cleared until after 10:30 am, later start to … Continue reading

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Who Doesn’t Like Brownies?

Word Press was down yesterday so I couldn’t share my Boz story.  Will save it for another day.  Today I am all about brownies.  We have a guest checking in today.  And for some reason my day was busier than … Continue reading

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Nothing Goes to Waste

George is making apricot ice cream!  As far as I’m concerned that ice cream maker attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer was the best gift he ever got.  Of course making ice cream means you need to break a few … Continue reading

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Vegetable Sides

Traditionally, Sunday night is “nice dinner” night.  Tonight is no different.  We are having a pork tenderloin which I will rub with my special seasoning, one that includes chile, oregano  and ground juniper berries among other things.  But it is … Continue reading

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