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Corn Salad with Feta and Candied Bacon

Here is another use for candied bacon. Serve this on top of a bed of greens, or on top of a pile of stewed black beans on top of a bed of greens on top of tortilla chips. Or use … Continue reading

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Grilled Watermelon Salsa

This is one way to use up leftover grilled watermelon. Wait, people grill watermelon? Grilled Watermelon Salsa 2 cups grilled watermelon diced small 1 green bell pepper diced small 1 small red onion diced fine 1 large tomato diced small … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Cinco De Mayo Preparation

This is a week ahead of time so everyone can plan ahead. Of course nothing says you can’t make a few of these earlier in the week. Instead of a full menu, we’re going al a carte this week. Mix … Continue reading

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First Tomatoes

Here is the first tomato, jalapeno, and cayenne pepper harvest. Not that I’m bragging or anything. Maybe I am a little. Guess what I made with them all.

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Carne Asada and a Cinco de Mayo Roundup

A very important holiday is coming up: Cinco de Mayo. Like most holidays we celebrate in America, it has historical significance. But it’s used mostly as an excuse to eat and drink. (See Thanksgiving, St. Patrick’s Day and my birthday.) … Continue reading

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Tomatillo Salsa

Yes, we used canned. Fresh may be best, but gosh darn it, it’s not like we’re crazy foodies who have to do everything the hard way and avoid shortcuts and only use fresh ingredients… hmm, OK, well maybe not today. … Continue reading

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Pico de Gallo

Talk about a quick, simple, perfect appetizer or snack. All you need are really ripe tomatoes and jalapenos. You can add anything you want to jazz it up, but here is the basic starting point. Roast corn and red bell … Continue reading

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