Monthly Archives: January 2012

Better Late Than Never – Salad Course

Our New Years Eve Salad Course was Beet Salad with Tangerines.  At a formal dinner such as  this, I usually serve the salad after the entrée.  But this salad made more sense coming between the fish course and the entrée.  I … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – Fish Course

Our Fish Course at the New Years Eve Dinner was Crabe au Coulis d’Avocat, or Crabmeat with Avocado Puree.  It sounds so much more elegant in French!  This was another one of those make ahead and assemble at the last-minute dishes.  Tho you should … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – Soup Course

 As promised, I am providing the next recipe from our New Years Eve Dinner Party.  Today I am sharing the soup course.  Just as a reminder, here is the menu from our dinner: Appetizer Course – Chicken and Asparagus Molds … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never – Appetizers

Over the course of the next week or so I will be sharing the recipes from our New Years Eve dinner party.  I know I promised these recipes some time ago; life sometimes gets in the way of best intentions.  … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time

Today I am the traveller.  I am returning home from visiting my mom in Arizona.  It’s an eight-hour drive from Corrales but a one hour flight.  So, much as I hate the hassle, I fly.  What happened to the joy … Continue reading

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Every Part of the Cow

Last night my mom made Oxtail Soup.  This is one of those dishes from my childhood that got forgotten along the way.  Oxtail soup is an old German dish, or so I’ve been told.  One of those stick to the ribs kind of … Continue reading

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Mom Knows Best

I am visiting my Mom  this week.  I try to see her at least twice a year.  We have a great time gabbing, shopping and just hanging out.  Today she made me these really great mushrooms for lunch.  I have to … Continue reading

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