Category Archives: Chicken

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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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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Schmaltz and Gribenes

Has anyone else found that this stay at home order makes you want to cook with a minimum amount of waste? In my case I have more time and cooking something in a different way or using parts I may … Continue reading

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Yay for Yeast! And Those Last Tortilla Chips!

I have been desperately searching for yeast at every store I have visited for the last three weeks. Normally it wouldn’t be a big deal but I discovered that I had used up the last of it making Chicago style … Continue reading

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A New Twist on Schnitzel

I admit I am a news junkie.  That is why I read the online versions of both the New York Times and the Washington Post as well as our local publications. A few weeks ago the Washington Post had a … Continue reading

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Chicken and Tuna? You Bet!

Last Sunday it was our turn to host the gourmet group gathering.  It is the dog days of summer here in New Mexico and while the house is cool, the outside temperature begs for cold dishes.  And, truth be told, … Continue reading

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Menu Day

Another week has gone by.  Here it is Thursday and time to plan the weekly menu.  Of course, when you own a B&B weekly menu plans cover both breakfast and dinner.  Fortunately, my guests have already made me aware of … Continue reading

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Waste Nothing

I hate waste – especially when it comes to food.  As an innkeeper I know I will end up throwing out breakfast food that, for whatever reason, does not get eaten.  As my husband repeatedly reminds me “It’s a cost … Continue reading

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The Last of the Chicken

Yesterday I wrote about the roasted chicken I made for our dinner on Sunday evening.  Here it is Thursday and the last of the chicken will grace our table tonight.  We usually get three meals out of a 5 pound … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner

I don’t know why, but after I married Sunday dinner became a special event. Prior to becoming a married woman I was in college and “Sunday Dinner” most often consisted of soup cooked in a pot designed to boil water.  … Continue reading

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