Monthly Archives: August 2013

OOPS

The kids may be back in school here in New Mexico but summer is hanging on.  Our temperatures are in the upper 80’s to low 90’s during the day, dipping into the low 60’s at night.  As a result we … Continue reading

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A Memorial Dinner Salad Course

The brief pause in blog entries was due to the fact that I have been editing the articles and picture layouts for the Corrales MainStreet News; a quarterly publication put out by Corrales MainStreet. For the last 9 months I … Continue reading

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Fans of Breaking Bad

For those of you who don’t know, the AMC series Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston (Walter White) and Anna Gunn (Skyler White)  has been filming in and around Albuquerque.  Fans of the show come to Albuquerque from all over the … Continue reading

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New Amenity in the Works

Today I am taking a brief departure from food related blogs to talk about the new guest amenity we are working to provide.  Effective July 1, 2013, bed and breakfast inns in New Mexico can apply for a special Liquor … Continue reading

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A Memorial Dinner – Fish Course

I realized that I should have actually started this series of blogs with the menu I printed our for my Dad’s memorial dinner.  So, better late than never, here’s a copy  so you can follow along! A Memorial Dinner Appetizer … Continue reading

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Memorial Dinner Soup Course

The Soup course was a personal favorite of mine (though my father would not have liked it – he wasn’t a fan of cold soup.)  Actually, this soup started out as a soup course for a Christmas dinner.  But I … Continue reading

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Chez Carnehl takes on the French Laundry Cornets

As the first course of my dad’s memorial dinner my mom and I selected the Salmon Tartare with Sweet Red Onion Creme Fraiche.  This dish is instantly recognizable as coming from the French Laundry (the recipe is available in the … Continue reading

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