Category Archives: Pork

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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Restaurant Week(s) in New Mexico

Restaurant Week in New Mexico is underway!  For three wonderful weeks one can experience some of the greatest food in New Mexico.  Best of all, you can reach all of these restaurants from the Sandhill Crane  – tho the Taos … Continue reading

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A New Toy!!!

Almost every year I ask Santa for a new toy.  As you may have guessed, my new toys always have to do with food preparation.  This year Santa brought me a SanSaire Sous Vide machine – technically called the SanSaire … Continue reading

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A Surprising Source!

Another Christmas Season is upon us and with it the meals with family and friends.  This past weekend I spent time with my mom and siblings celebrating an early Christmas.  My mom wanted to prepare a pre-Christmas dinner that closely … Continue reading

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In Honor of My Sister

Anyone who knows my sister, Linda,  knows she loves France, or more accurately, Paris, France. And while I only dream of dining in Paris she has done it on several occasions. But I love to indulge in French cooking.  French … Continue reading

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A New Pork Roast

We eat a fair amount of pork – mostly lean roasts, chops or tenderloin.  This week I bought a 6 pound boneless pork loin and turned it into 2 pork roasts and four 1″ thick pork chops.  My purchase will … Continue reading

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Is This Heaven????

Two years ago I spent a week in Chicago visiting my daughter, her husband and my very young granddaughter.  This blog post was written while I was there and somehow got lost in the black hole of computing. However, the … Continue reading

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