Category Archives: American Food

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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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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Rollin’ in Dough

Ok, I know what your thinking,  She’s rollin’ in dough!  Did she win the lottery? Come into a huge inheritance?  Nope I tried out a new recipe for yeast dinner rolls.  I am not ashamed to admit that I like … Continue reading

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Pork Abundance

Yes, this is a tale of Pork Abudance. And based on the reports of COVID 19 in pork packing plants, it may be just in time. Early this morning (around 7:15) George and I made a trip to Sam’s Club. … 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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A Very Different Easter

I’m big on holidays and celebrations.  Christmas, Easter, birthdays all hold a special place in my heart.  I love to plan the celebrations, rituals and all of the special foods that surround the event.  This Easter is no different, except … Continue reading

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Two Fruits and Some Crust

Yesterday I was taking stock of my fresh fruit and noticed some apples and oranges were going to soon exceed their “best by” date.  I hate to see anything go to waste, This is especially true when you can’t just … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary!

It hardly seems possible but we bought the inn 17 years ago today.  Which means I am starting my 18th year as an innkeeper.  We’ve had good times and lately, not so good times.  With my illness and then cancer … Continue reading

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