Category Archives: Recipes

Hatch Chile Wheat French Bread

I am a fan of Hatch chiles. If you don’t know, they are chiles from Hatch, NM. And it happens that Fresh Market has the little cans of them on sale 3 for $5. I now have 8…wait, 6 cans … Continue reading

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Fabulous French Bread – a la Mary

I probably should begin by saying this is only PARTLY my recipe. As always I start with a base recipe and “adjust”. So this base recipe has been blogged before…way back when I first got my Kitchen Aid. I think … Continue reading

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Bread(stick) is Life

So, in my continual quest to be able to bake any kind of bread, I tried bread sticks tonight. Kinda a traditional type of bread recipe, so nothing wild and crazy there. I originally had planned to make them with … Continue reading

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Veggie Chili for Bud and Mike

I had a request for a vegetarian chili recipe I made back in 2004 or 2005. I am not that good…and when I cook (as opposed to bake) I don’t need no stinkin recipe. But for Bud and Mike, I … Continue reading

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Thirty Year Old Salsa

No, the salsa isn’t actually thirty years old. That would be kinda gross, huh? But way back in 1988, while I was living in Rohnert Park, I somehow recall being involved in some sort of neighborly cookout with our neighbors … Continue reading

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A Little Udon For Me

I’m a fan of noodles. And I really like soup. When you put those together…you get a story, of course. Something that grew out of my dabbling in low-carb eating (I am consciously trying to reduce my dependence on high … Continue reading

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By the pound

A pound, a pound, a pound, a pound. So…what’s that? I was reminded today about the easy way to pull together a fantastic dessert. Pound Cake. I don’t have a new version of any recipe here but I’m waiting on … Continue reading

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Christmas Roast (Vegetables, of course)

I tried something tonight before roasting vegetables, so I thought I would share. My roasting veggies this time were butternut squash, broccoli, and cauliflower. My “marinade” was where the funky came in. I used olive oil, sea salt, cbp (cracked … Continue reading

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Cured Salmon and Stuff

So here it is, another Thanksgiving – five years after Dad’s gone, two years after Coombsy has left us…and yet we’re still hanging on. We’re a little older. Not sure about the wiser thing, but we are definitely older. This … Continue reading

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Quite a Tart!

I’ve been looking for a tart pan for what seems like years. A random trip to Home Goods today brought me multiple joys! I got a French press (been wanting to try French press coffee for a while) and….you guessed … Continue reading

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