Category Archives: Comfort food

It all Started with Carrots

While doing my weekly shopping on Friday I spotted some really nice small carrots with the tops still attached, in the organic section of my produce department.  I usually don’t see carrots this small and with tops so I grabbed … Continue reading

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Deconstructed Turkey – Part II

This post was originally published in 2013 but thought it was worth a few more words.  Yesterday I was describing how I made my turkey to one of our guests.  She asked if she could watch as I prepared the … Continue reading

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On Sale

I love a bargain. I have no problem buying “ugly” produce or other grocery items at reduced prices.  It may not look pretty but it tastes the same.  My grocery store has an endcap that holds nothing but a limited … Continue reading

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Short Ribs Braised in Red Wine

Even though the weather is more April like than March; we’re still not ready to give up our more traditionally winter dishes.  Tonight I am making short ribs braised in red wine. They will be served over fried egg noodles … Continue reading

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Winter is Coming – Bring on the New Recipes!

I shudder to think how long it has been since I posted on this blog.  Between being very busy with guests ( a good thing!) and almost equally busy with my volunteer work for Corrales MainStreet; I have not had … Continue reading

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A Bit of This, A Bit of That

Earlier this week I made a dish that called for thick sliced bacon so I bought a package.  Now what to do with the rest of the bacon.  As in most homes, getting rid of bacon is not really an … Continue reading

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No Pressure

About 10 days ago I flew out to Phoenix to spend some time with my mom who recently returned home after recovering from a broken leg.  There were things to be done,  places to go, people to see and a … Continue reading

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