Spicy Gazpacho Shooters…Summer Tapas Dinner Menu…The End

Spicy Gazpacho Shooters

As you can see, the sun is mercifully setting on my back deck tapas dinner party.   I’ll conclude this series with the last offering of these Spicy Gazpacho Shooters. I’ve never made gazpacho or for that matter never ordered it in a restaurant. I just can’t wrap my arms around cold soups, I  like them hot,

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Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Recipe


“We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Area Rug” With all of our rain this year, the high country sports a beautiful carpet of wildflowers and vegetation. The caption is for Nancy…and for those of you who weren’t there when she said it, it’s one of those “had to be there” moments.  She confused two famous movie

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Chicken Cutlet Recipe with Jalapeno Orange Sauce and Black Beans

Chicken Cutlet

I’m sure you know the routine; one week getting ready for vacation, one week of vacation, one week catching up from vacation equals no time to blog, or for that matter not much time for cooking. I’ll most certainly be back in the kitchen this weekend, but for now it’s a quick fix dinner.  This easy chicken cutlet recipe

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Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo

Wow, has this ever been a slow culinary week around our house. I really can’t come up with anything very bloggable at all. One night was a quasi-interesting tomato and fresh mozzarella pizza with a crust that we could have used to drywall the unfinished basement. Another was a lack luster whole wheat spaghetti concoction which produced only

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The Best Sandwich in the World: Bacon Lettuce and Tomato

It’s a tradition around our house that as soon as the first ripe tomato is picked from the garden breakfast the next morning is a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. And with each bite I’m wishing that the sandwich would never end. Afterall it is the best sandwich in the world and what tastes better than the

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