Friday Flowers: Morning Glories and Roasted Hatch Chile Zucchini Bread

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My Hatch Chile Festival is coming to a close . . . though I might throw a few on the grill this Labor Day Weekend. And my final Hatch Chile recipe is a sweet one. A very sweet one! Sweet and subtly spicy! by

Hatch Chile Shrimp Sauté with Coconut Rice

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Is bragging always a bad thing? What if it’s about something really fantastic you’ve done? Like say, cooking one of the most delicious meals you’ve ever tasted? by

Roasted Hatch Chile Cornbread Casserole {Gluten-Free Recipe}

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I’m having a Hatch Chile Festival. In my kitchen. (This is not to be confused with the enormous Hatch Chile festival going on Labor Day Weekend in New Mexico.  My kitchen is a bit smaller than New Mexico.) by

Roasted Hatch Chile Pepper Jack, Bacon and Eggs

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At the moment, Hatch chile peppers are to the culinary world what skinny jeans are to the fashion world. They’re hot! Hatch Chiles are a prized New Mexican chile and are available in August and September. These favorite Southwestern chiles are grown in the Mesilla Valley, just north of Las Cruces, where the sunlight is […]

No-Bake Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake

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This year my kids had a special, albeit brief, eight-week summer vacation — the normal amount of weeks is twelve.  Well, school has started now, and it’s been a big adjustment for all of us. Just as we were getting in our groove of pajamas all day, late breakfasts and late bedtimes, we found ourselves […]

Cooking On The Weekends + Sandstone Melons

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True story: A little over a year ago, I ran out for some sushi rolls at our local market and returned home with the best melon I’ve ever tasted — a Sugar Kiss.  (Good thing the produce department had a tray of samples out, because I can’t pass those by!) After my family and I […]

Friday Flowers: Jupiter’s Beard and Salted Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Sometimes I buy a bag of trail mix specifically for any pieces of chocolate it might include. (And by “sometimes,” I mean “always.”) The last time I was eating trail mix, my husband said, “I don’t know why you don’t just eat a bag of chocolate.” by