Monthly Archives: March 2015

Not My Day

Every once in awhile I have “One of Those Days”  and today was the day.  It started out this morning while I was making a frittata for my guests.  I had the ham and red pepper diced, lightly sauteed and set … Continue reading

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Chipotle and Chicken

It’s has been a beautiful day here in New Mexico.  Unfortunately it is Sunday and that means laundry – both guest rooms and our personal laundry – so I haven’t had much of a chance to be outdoors.  However, I … Continue reading

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Horsey Horsey

Today has been a busy day.  One filled with caring for guests, volunteer activities and preparing for check – ins. I started the morning with breakfast for a guest who need an early start to the day. Today was a … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Good

The weather has begun to warm here in Corrales and everyone has spring fever.  There was a time when I cooked seasonally; chilis and stews in the winter, barbecue in the summer. But long ago we discovered that chili was … Continue reading

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Healthy Donuts

Healthy Donuts?  Isn’t that an oxymoron?  Not when you see these!  Ok, maybe not healthy with a capital H but healthier than fried.  About a year ago I came across a recipe for baked donuts.  I thought those would be … Continue reading

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Welcome Home

Today I deviate from my usual blog topic – anything food related – to talk about the birds.  No not chicken.  Hawks versus Crows. For the past three weeks the crows have been a constant presence in our tall pines. … Continue reading

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A Fowl of a Different Feather

Yesterday I wrote about the pasta I had made for the Italian cooking class I recently taught at the B&B.  The pasta was used in the entree of  Pappardelle with Chicken Ragu.  This recipe originally started out as a Pappardelle … Continue reading

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