Tag Archives: basil

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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Fall is Upon Us

It seems like just yesterday it was in the 90’s – tho with our new foam roof you’d never know it in the house, and suddenly the nighttime temps are in the low 40’s.  We’ve even had our first freeze … Continue reading

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A New Sous Vide Keeper

It’s been almost six months since I got my hands on my SanSaire immersion cooker and, like most of my new toys, it has seen a lot of dinner prep action.  Two weeks ago I tried a new recipe and … Continue reading

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Stuffed Breast Success!

For the last several years I have made a stuffed chicken breast  stuffed with fresh mozzarella and basil leaves and then wrapped in prosciutto.  I would sauté the wrapped breasts over high heat to sear the prosciutto, cover the pan, … Continue reading

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Garden Time

This post will deviate from my usual discussion of food to talk about the next best thing – gardening.  Today is the Saturday before Mother’s day and I can officially plant with little worry of freezing weather.  That’s not to say it can’t happen … Continue reading

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Tuna Steaks

Last night we had Ahi tuna steaks for dinner.  I bought the steaks at Trader Joe’s so they came frozen.  There is nothing better than fresh tuna steaks on the grill.  But sometimes all I can get is frozen.  When … Continue reading

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