Category Archives: appliances

“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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The Heat is On

The heat is on here in Corrales, and not just outside!  The high today is in the low 90’s, a full 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.  That’s why I decided today would be a great day … Continue reading

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Pain de Mie

Last week I used up the last of the white bread and, rather than purchase more, I decided to make Pain de Mie. I love Pain de Mie.  It is made in a lidded bread pan that delivers a squared … Continue reading

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Bacon Jam, At Last!

Awhile back I saw a chef on a cooking show whipping up a bacon jam.  It sounded really good, after all who doesn’t like bacon, so I decided to find a recipe and try it for myself.  It was a … Continue reading

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“Gotcha Day”

Today is ‘Gotcha” day at the Newby household.  For those of you that are not familiar with the term, ‘Gotcha” Day is the day you bring your new four legged best friend and family member home.  Actually we are celebrating … Continue reading

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Another New Toy!

As the Corona virus continues to hold this country hostage, Albuquerque is no different than any other place in the US when it comes to finding non-latex gloves and hand sanitizer.  Theses days you can’t even find the hydrogen peroxide … Continue reading

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