Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pico de Gallo

It’s almost May and I am looking forward to fresh local produce.  As a rule, I make a real effort to cook with foods that are in season in the area.  January, February, March and April are the worst months for … Continue reading

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A New Tradition

Tomorrow is Easter.  And no matter how old I get or how far away my kids, I still love all the Easter traditions; Easter baskets, dyed eggs and Lamb Cake.  Every year, for the last 43 years, I have made … Continue reading

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Book Club Salad

I belong to a book club that meets every six weeks or so.  Each member takes a turn selecting the book and hosting that meeting. We meet for dinner so the host is responsible for the entree and the rest … Continue reading

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Red’s Last Day

Tuesday was Red’s last day at the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast.  He had to be in the East Mountains by 2:30 and there was still alot of ground to cover. Like many of the guests at Sandhill Crane, he … Continue reading

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Monday in Corrales with Red

Monday, fortified by a hearty breakfast, Red was off on further adventures.  His first stop was the Corrales Bosque – the green belt located along the Rio Grande. Red soaked in the sun along the bank of the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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Sunday with the Red Chair

Sunday morning, after a breakfast of an Asian pear, mango and raspberry salad, herbed scrambled eggs, seasoned home fires, Canadian bacon and muffins shared with other guests; Red was ready to take on the world! The first stop on Red’s … Continue reading

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The Red Chair Is Here!

At long last, the Red Chair has arrived at the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast.  For those of you who don’t know the story – The Red Chair is an actual red kitchen type chair that is making its way … Continue reading

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