Monthly Archives: June 2011

July 4th Meal Plan

It’s Thursday so it must be menu planning time.  This week’s menu includes a holiday;  (July 4th for those of you work alcoholics who lose tract of time) proper food is required!  Burgers, Italian sausage, bratwurst  and hot dogs are pretty … Continue reading

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For Lack of Light

Today we are deviating from my usual food posts to share something closer to my past life.  In my former life I was a senior project manager in IT for a Fortune 100 company.  I had a number of different assignments … Continue reading

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Gateau for Dinner

Cake for dinner?  You bet.  Do we ever really outgrow our fantasy of eating dessert for dinner?  Well tonight we’re having a gateau but it’s not dessert. I was very young the first time my mom made this dish.  I … Continue reading

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Apple Raisin “Health Food” Cookies

The Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast is a member of the Corrales MainStreet organization and today I participated in the “Your Neighbors’ Business” Fair.  The fair was an opportunity for those of us who operate home based businesses to show off our … Continue reading

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Stuffed Croissants for Breakfast

Normally I like to alternate between sweet and savory entrées for our breakfast guests.  But this weekend I have a guest who prefers protein every day.  So I will be serving eggs two days in a row.  However, just because I … Continue reading

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Copper River Salmon

Tonight we are having a very special treat; fresh, wild caught, Copper River Salmon steaks.  We love salmon.  Salmon steaks, filet of salmon, salmon patties, smoked salmon, all good to us.  But the best of all worlds is when fresh, wild … Continue reading

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Panini Without the Press

Last year I discovered a great recipe for a Panini sandwich. Unfortunately I didn’t have a Panini press.  I suppose I could have gone out and bought one but I have limited kitchen storage; and most of it is taken up by … Continue reading

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