Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Mar 10, 2014 by

Hello everyone! Hang on, winter is nearly over. And spring is just around the corner.Here are a couple pictures of my Irish Cornhusk...

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Vanilla Sugar

Feb 10, 2014 by

Vanilla sugar is something you should always have around. It makes the easiest topping for crepes or Swedish pancakes. There’s...

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What is a CSA?

Feb 10, 2014 by

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Usually the community is a group of individuals who, as a group, subscribe to get...

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RW Defined = Random Word Essay

Feb 10, 2014 by

Just a quick FYI…one way to always keep on your toes in your writing life is to do random essays.  A writing group that I...

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RW – Unrealistic

Feb 10, 2014 by

Unrealistic Could define the young man in love. He sees a girl coming into womanhood as beautiful, vivacious, interesting, and...

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RW – Portion

Feb 10, 2014 by

Growing up as one of seven kids, the idea of ever getting “enough” was foreign indeed. Mom said, “How many portions are there?” when...

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RW – Knit

Feb 10, 2014 by

Knit Knit one, purl two, or was it knit two, purl one? I got it confused time and again, but my grandmother would gently correct me....

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Making a New Mexico Red Chile ...

Feb 10, 2014 by

I’m writing a foodie memoir of my life in New Mexico, and I wanted to give you just a little sneak peek into one of the topics I’ll...

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Snow Day

Feb 10, 2014 by

I opened my eyes, not sure what woke me. I blinked once, twice. The light from outside the window had a blue hue and I could tell it...

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Taking Mom Out

Feb 10, 2014 by

Mom’s an amazing lady. She is 83, but if you ask her, she’ll remind you, “I’m in my 84th year!” She lives alone, still drives herself...

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Saying Goodbye to Bramblewood ...

Feb 10, 2014 by

When we moved into the log house on the top of a ridge line, my dream had finally come true. Years spent playing Lincoln Logs had...

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A Letter to Someone Who Change...

Feb 10, 2014 by

Dear Cousin, Thank you for the red chile ristra. *long pause on the part of the writer,* Yes, I know that was about twenty-eight...

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New Mexican Red Chile Sauce

Feb 10, 2014 by

My sister wrote to me yesterday asking for my red chile sauce recipe. See, I told you that chile is addictive.  She lived in New...

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