Category Archives: Rhodesian Ridgeback

“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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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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Happy 4th Of July!

It’s the 4th of July and that means it is time for one of the best parades in the area – thanks Corrales MainStreet – and later in the day to fire up the grill and get cooking!  For a … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

I have completed all of my Easter preparations.  The eggs are hard-boiled and dyed, the Easter baskets are ready to go – including the ones I make for our guests – and I have a few hours before I need … Continue reading

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A New Year

It is hard to believe that 2016 has begun.  Years seem to go by faster and faster – perhaps it is because of the fullness of my days.  Things should ease up a bit beginning in July.  I have will … 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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Treats for Everyone!

In case you haven’t guessed, I love to cook.  I cook for family, friends, guests and yes, even my dog.  Normally cooking for the dog involves preparing the supplement for his dried kibble.  He gets two tablespoons of a rice, fresh … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Boz

Today I divert from my usual food focus to celebrate the birthday of our pup Boz, the Wonder Dog, the best Rhodesian Ridgeback ever (ok I’m biased.)  Boz is 4 years old today; give or take a few days/weeks.  We can’t … Continue reading

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LIfe in the Kitchen

I love to cook.  That should be evident from the number of blog entries concerning food.  But sometimes even I get tired of being in the kitchen.  Early this afternoon I reached that point.  It seems like, for the last … Continue reading

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Pedigree or Pound

Last weekend George and I went to the AKC dog show here in Albuquerque.  We started going to dog shows as as a way to acquaint ourselves with specific breeds in anticipation of bringing a dog into our family.  In fact, it … Continue reading

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