Category Archives: Innkeeping

Top Three!

It is seldom that my blog is about anything other than cooking but this will be one of those times. A month ago I was informed that the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast was named by Rio Rancho the Magazine as … Continue reading

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Time Again

Another Balloon Fiesta is over and I now have more time to cook and blog.  Yesterday was the first time in over six weeks I didn’t face at least one set of sheets waiting to be ironed! This Balloon Fiesta … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter is Making a Comeback

For the last several weeks the weather here at the inn has been a beautiful – in the eighties, a bit warm for April – very little rain and not too much wind, which is a plus for us this … Continue reading

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Welcome Lucy!

I digress from my usual posts about food and cooking to introduce the newest member of the family.  As many of our previous guests know, about 6.5 years ago we rescued a ridgeless Rhodesian Ridgeback named Boz.  Lately we have … Continue reading

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Apricots Are Here!

Local apricots are back in season and readily available which means my guests are experiencing broiled apricots with cranberry orange relish as the fruit course at breakfast.  They were on the menu this morning and a guest loved them so much … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

It’s almost May and I am looking forward to fresh local produce.  As a rule, I make a real effort to cook with foods that are in season in the area.  January, February, March and April are the worst months for … Continue reading

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Red’s Last Day

Tuesday was Red’s last day at the Sandhill Crane Bed and Breakfast.  He had to be in the East Mountains by 2:30 and there was still alot of ground to cover. Like many of the guests at Sandhill Crane, he … Continue reading

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