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Cherry Chocolate Bliss

Living with a lactose intolerant husband usually means we don’t have ice cream in the house.  The ice cream maker had been retired and stored since we found out he had the intolerance.  That is, it was retired until we realized we can make dairy-free ice cream.  Delicious dairy-free ice cream.  Ice cream that also […]

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Saving Summer’s Bounty

After a short walk this morning, my husband and I spent pretty much the whole day in the kitchen.  We picked up our CSA veggies yesterday and were blessed with all of our favorite pickling veggies.  Our bin contained three huge cucumbers and over a pound of okra. We had some luck with quick refrigerated […]


You Can Do It! Easy Tomato Sauce

Tomorrow I want to try out a recipe for Zucchini Enchiladas that calls for basic tomato sauce.  I also have a couple of very delicious beefsteak tomatoes in my fridge from my CSA.  What do I do?  Make tomato sauce! This recipe is a fantastic basic tomato sauce that you can make in 20 minutes, […]


Frijoles Borrachos! (Drunken Beans)

Donde esta la fiesta?! I love the Southwest’s love of beans.  Pinto and black beans are so filling and delicious, they are the perfect side or even the main dish.  Over the past few years, I have been searching for the perfect bean recipe, one that competes with the spicy, rich beans we get from […]