Monthly Archives: April 2013

Meatless Friday

Lent may be over but meatless Fridays have become a bit of a habit so tonight we will be having Cioppino for dinner.  I first blogged about this dish back in 2011.  Even then it was a staple in our dinner rotation. … Continue reading

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An Apple a Day

Today has been overcast and windy.  The temperature has hovered around 60 degrees but the wind and overcast skies definitely makes it feel colder.  With around 320 days of sunshine here in New Mexico, cloudy days are a rarity.  Days … Continue reading

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Eggplant – It’s Not Just for Parmigiana

Yesterday I wrote about our gourmet group Spanish dinner.  One of the Tapas dishes was an Eggplant dip that was really quite good.  I wanted to add an eggplant dish to the menu to reflect the Mediterranean influence I experienced when I … Continue reading

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Who Knows Where the Time Goes

First, my apologies to Judy Collins – but the line is too true.  And, if like me you are a Judy Collins fan, good luck getting that line out of your head! We have been busy here at the inn … Continue reading

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Soup’s On!

For the last several weeks we have been enjoying fabulous spring time weather.  The temperatures have been in the 70’s with nary a cloud in the sky.  All that changed last night with a cold front that came barreling through the area.  Today the sky is overcast with the temperature at a … Continue reading

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So Many Diets

You don’t realize how many people have special dietary requirements until you own a restaurant or run a B&B.  After ten years of running a B&B I think I have gotten pretty good at meeting the dietary requirements of our quests.  Thank goodness for the internet.  It saves me … Continue reading

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A Tasty Book Club

Last night it was my turn to host book club   Whoever hosts gets to pick the book, provides the entrée and the wine.  The other ladies sign up for an appetizer, side or dessert.  When it is my turn to host I … Continue reading

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