Category Archives: American Food

Bacon Brittle

A few weeks ago I was watching one of the cooking competitions on the Food Network where one of the contestants decided to up her burger entry with bacon jam.  I was intrigued enough to go on the hunt for … Continue reading

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Chicken and Tuna? You Bet!

Last Sunday it was our turn to host the gourmet group gathering.  It is the dog days of summer here in New Mexico and while the house is cool, the outside temperature begs for cold dishes.  And, truth be told, … Continue reading

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No Ribs!

Last week, while planning our menu for the upcoming week, I included some baby back ribs that were in the freezer.  I thought they would be perfect on July 4th.  Then, because ribs are always a two meal event, I … Continue reading

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Cool as a Cucumber

Is it a midwest thing or did a lot of you grow up hearing the phrase “cool as a cucumber?”  It was certainly a part of the lingo I heard as a child.  Unfortunately, it can be hard to be … Continue reading

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Menu Day

Another week has gone by.  Here it is Thursday and time to plan the weekly menu.  Of course, when you own a B&B weekly menu plans cover both breakfast and dinner.  Fortunately, my guests have already made me aware of … Continue reading

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Happy 4th Of July!

It’s the 4th of July and that means it is time for one of the best parades in the area – thanks Corrales MainStreet – and later in the day to fire up the grill and get cooking!  For a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Easter Sunday.  A day that brings back so many memories of family.  Growing up I had two sisters and a brother.  We girls were always dressed alike with matching shoes, hats and dresses.  My brother always wore a suit.  Easter … Continue reading

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