Author Archives: Innkeeper

Woven Lasagna Part Two

On May 14th I wrote about making the woven lasagna featured on the cover of the June issue of Food and Wine  magazine. While it has been a bit more than a month, last night we had Woven Pasta Part Two. … Continue reading

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Good Speed At Last!

Those of you that follow my blog know that I stick pretty consistently to subjects regarding food and cooking.  But today I want to share my excitement over our new internet provider and my joy in GOOD INTERNET SPEED AT … Continue reading

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Bakery Hamburger Buns

When we moved out to Corrales over 17 years ago I never thought one of the things I would miss most was a good bakery hamburger bun.  You know the type I’m talking about.  A crisp crust with a soft … Continue reading

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Last Minute Switch

Yesterday was one of those days when I did a last minute switch on my dinner menu.  I had planned on Spaghetti with red sauce and meatballs.  But I had a CAT scan yesterday and that iodine contrast took everything … Continue reading

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Cool Dish for a Hot Day

It was hot here yesterday.  Not too bad in an adobe home but still, you want a cool dish on a hot day.  That’s why I elected to try out a new recipe that I found in the 25th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Taco Friday

Last night was Taco Friday at our house.  I know the big thing is Taco Tuesday but I’m not committed to a particular food on a particular day, except during Lent.  Then Fridays mean fish of one sort or another.  … Continue reading

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The Start of Summer

Ok, Memorial Day is over.  We have now achieved the unofficial start of summer.  I am busy adding to my garden, washing windows, in the hope that the spring winds have FINALLY died down for good, and generally preparing the … Continue reading

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I’m Not Cooking

Every once in awhile I feel like saying “I’m not cooking” and instead electing to go out to eat or let someone else do the cooking.  Of course in today’s environment going out to eat is not possible.  Takeout  yes … Continue reading

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“Would I Do This Again?”

Every once in awhile in your life you have to ask yourself – Would I Do This Again?  I’m sure you know the feeling.  In the moment you wonder what you got yourself into and after the fact you ask … Continue reading

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The First Cardinal Rule

By know I should know the First Cardinal Rule of cooking – read the recipe all the way through.  And the second cardinal rule of cooking is read the recipe again! Our ad-hoc change in dinner plans for tonight was … Continue reading

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