Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hot ‘n Sour Soup

When the weather is cold and damp – something we don’t have often in the desert – the urge is to have something hot and steamy for our insides and to be able to get our hands around (like a … Continue reading

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Herbed Steak Rolls

You BBQ fanatics will probably disagree with me, but sometimes steaks get boring! You can use different rubs, different wood for smoke or just not put anything on them at all but bottom line, a steak is a steak is … Continue reading

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Chicken and Quinoa Soup

There’s nothing better on a cold, windy, wintry night than a bowl of hot soup filled with all kinds of good stuff. This one fits that bill perfectly. Quinoa is a seed that is gluten free, high in fiber, and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Parmesan Biscuits

I meant to give you this recipe before Thanksgiving, but you know how it goes….life just gets in the way! So here it is, better late than never! Believe me, it’s just as good now as it was in November … Continue reading

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Penne with Vodka Sauce

Vodka gives this sauce a bright flavor and most of the alcohol cooks off (so don’t worry  about feeding it to the kids). Start with a nice salad, the penne, perhaps some garlic bread and some vino. You can add … Continue reading

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Hey, It’s National Popcorn Day!!!

Today is National Pop Corn Day! I’ll bet you didn’t know that, and neither did I until I looked it up on a calendar I have of special events days. When I saw what today was, I thought that would … Continue reading

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Really, Really Loaded Potato Skins

Most potato skins have cheese, bacon bits and scallions…and call themselves “loaded”! Some add sliced jalapeño and say they are “really” loaded. Well, friends….here is a recipe that is really Really, REALLY LOADED! If this doesn’t qualify as not only … Continue reading

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