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Pico de Gallo

It’s almost May and I am looking forward to fresh local produce.  As a rule, I make a real effort to cook with foods that are in season in the area.  January, February, March and April are the worst months for … Continue reading

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Monday in Corrales with Red

Monday, fortified by a hearty breakfast, Red was off on further adventures.  His first stop was the Corrales Bosque – the green belt located along the Rio Grande. Red soaked in the sun along the bank of the Rio Grande … Continue reading

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Sunday with the Red Chair

Sunday morning, after a breakfast of an Asian pear, mango and raspberry salad, herbed scrambled eggs, seasoned home fires, Canadian bacon and muffins shared with other guests; Red was ready to take on the world! The first stop on Red’s … Continue reading

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Green Chile Cheeseburgers – Sort Of

It’s a cold and gray day here in Mew Mexico; a good day to do some more work on the valence I am making for my soon to be born granddaughter’s room.  What has that got to do with green … 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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Who Knows Where the Time Goes

First, my apologies to Judy Collins – but the line is too true.  And, if like me you are a Judy Collins fan, good luck getting that line out of your head! We have been busy here at the inn … Continue reading

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Volunteering and the Dastardly Squirrel

Yes, I’m still alive.  And yes, I’m still cooking.  But wait, there’s more.  Last month I was elected to the position of President, Corrales MainStreet.  I thought this might be a little less time-consuming that serving as the Promotion Chair … Continue reading

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