Category Archives: Innkeeping

Different = Excitement

I don’t know about you, but it seems like one day is the same as the next when your staying home except for occasional trips to the grocery store. So anything you do differently can generate excitement! Even before the … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

Usually, my blog covers my latest kitchen exploits or my newest kitchen tool.  Today, however, I want to talk about social distancing. All non-essential businesses were closed in New Mexico effective March 24, tho it seems longer than that since … Continue reading

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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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Monday in Corrales with Red

Monday, fortified by a hearty breakfast, Red was off on further adventures.  His first stop was the Corrales Bosque – the green belt located along the Rio Grande. Red soaked in the sun along the bank of the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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