Tag Archives: Chiles

A Fresh Start

Every year between September and October, chile pepper roasting goes into high gear in New Mexico.  Everyone has their favorite chile pepper (the fruit – yes chile is a fruit – not the dish) vendor – and they don’t tell you who … Continue reading

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Easy Meals for a Busy Week

The first two weeks of October are the busiest weeks here at the inn.  The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta draws 100 thousand people to the area – about 80,000 of them from out-of-town.  Needless to say, we are hopping here … Continue reading

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Breakfast Tortillas

We’ve been pretty busy this month with lots of guests.  I strive to meet all the dietary restrictions but sometimes it is hard to do while still providing some variety to the mix.   This weekend I had two guests who were low carb and one … Continue reading

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Short Ribs for Two

Last week I went to a bonus class at the Santa Fe School of Cooking.  The menu they were trying out included Braised Short Ribs, creamed corn, a tomatillo and poblano conserva and a lemon curd/filo dessert.  I decided I would try my … Continue reading

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Time to Learn

Yesterday was a fun day – at least most of it was.  Two of my girlfriends and I drove up to Santa Fe to attended a bonus class at the Santa Fe School Of Cooking.  Going to bonus classes is an annual treat I do … Continue reading

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Christmas Countdown T Minus 2 days

December 23rd and the cookies are done!  43 dozen cookies in all.  My son Sean helped me frost the anise and gingerbread cookies.  I told him I would recognize him in my blog.  He said “Mom, I’m not in it … Continue reading

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Winter Time Comfort Food

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm advisory through 5pm tomorrow night.  They are forecasting three storms over the next 4 days.  Perfect weather to get you in the Christmas spirit.  Also a great excuse to make all the comfort … Continue reading

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