Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Big State

Today I am going to veer away from my usual food related posts to talk about something very important… New Mexico and Fire.   It seems like New Mexico fires have been in the news almost everyday.  And rightfully so, wildfires are dangerous … Continue reading

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The Sweet Taste of Summer

Hurray!  Yesterday I picked our first tomatoes of the summer.  I know I should have taken a picture to share with all of you but they didn’t make it past the portal; they are cherry tomatoes and george and I … Continue reading

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My Favorite Mexican Market

Today we paid a visit to Pro’s Ranch  Market, a grocery store specializing in Mexican foods.  It is a chain,  but not a huge one –  11 stores in 3 states.  We go there for brisket.  They trim the brisket out … Continue reading

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Italian in the Mountains

Living in Chicago we ate our share of Italian food.  There are a couple of good Italian restaurants here in Albuquerque, but when I want Italian sausage I stick to the back yard.  I admit I was spoiled when I … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here and the Time is Right….

With apologies to Martha and the Vandellas and those of you readers who now have this song on a perpetual loop in your head.  But the lyrics say it all.  Summer is here and the time is right for dinner salads! … Continue reading

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You Ate Where?

From time to time George and I get an opportunity to try out new restaurants.  Today was one of those days.  We had a VERY early guest breakfast this morning – 7:30 – on a Saturday.  Guest was out the … Continue reading

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