Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Dark Side (Soy)

Not to long ago we ran out of soy sauce.  Not a huge deal though, in addition to using it for our Chinese meals,  I do use it to flavor hamburgers from time to time.  Unfortunately, the soy sauce we prefer can … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese, Cookbooks, Cooking, Family, Food, International Cuisines, Recipes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Red Chair

Once again the days are getting away from me.  Between the B&B and volunteer work I seem to have little time left over to come up with unique ideas for dinner  – let alone blog about them – though we … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast, Corrales, New Mexico, Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast, Southwestern States | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Garden Time

This post will deviate from my usual discussion of food to talk about the next best thing – gardening.  Today is the Saturday before Mother’s day and I can officially plant with little worry of freezing weather.  That’s not to say it can’t happen … Continue reading

Posted in Bed and Breakfast, Gardening, New Mexico, Southwestern States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saved by the Pantry and Garden and Fridge

It started out well enough.  I saw a recipe in a magazine for pappardelle with arugula and prosciutto   It looked really good and I decided to give it a try .  It was on the menu for this week which meant … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Entree, Food, Italian, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Cinco de Mayo in New Mexico

Yesterday was  Cinco de Mayo.  And no, contrary to popular opinion, Cinco de Mayo it is not Mexican Independence day.  In New Mexico Cinco de Mayo  ranks up there with St. Patrick’s day as far as celebrations go.  For some people it’s about … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Cinco de Mayo, Entree, Food, Holidays, Menus, Mexican Food | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment