Category Archives: meat

Woven Lasagna Part Two

On May 14th I wrote about making the woven lasagna featured on the cover of the June issue of Food and Wine  magazine. While it has been a bit more than a month, last night we had Woven Pasta Part Two. … 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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I’m Not Cooking

Every once in awhile I feel like saying “I’m not cooking” and instead electing to go out to eat or let someone else do the cooking.  Of course in today’s environment going out to eat is not possible.  Takeout  yes … Continue reading

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“Would I Do This Again?”

Every once in awhile in your life you have to ask yourself – Would I Do This Again?  I’m sure you know the feeling.  In the moment you wonder what you got yourself into and after the fact you ask … Continue reading

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The Heat is On

The heat is on here in Corrales, and not just outside!  The high today is in the low 90’s, a full 15 degrees above normal for this time of year.  That’s why I decided today would be a great day … Continue reading

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OH No – No Dogs!

Every once in awhile we get a craving for a good Chicago Hot Dog.  And since we can’t run out from New Mexico to our favorite Chicago Hot Dog stand (we’re looking at you, Portillo’s), we have to settle for … 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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