There must be something about the day after Christmas because 2 years ago today was the last time I posted anything on this blog. Here I am again, the day after Christmas, without an idea as to when the last time I posted was until I logged on. In short, I’M BACK!!! I’m not going … Continue reading 2 years ago today…
Check out this really great article and recipe ideas that use zucchini. http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/09/08/magazine/bittman-zucchini-recipes.html?smid=fb-nytimes&WT.z_sma=MG_ZA_20130904&_r=0 Zucchini is super cheap right now and can be used in so many different ways. My personal faves are grilled (simply seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil), as fries (especially from Zinburger – yum!), and grated and turned into pancakes. I … Continue reading For the love of zucchini!
Yesterday, I visited the San Agustin Farmers Market for the first time. It was great. I really miss the farmers market crowd. Anyway, I picked these great herb starters for a great price. Plus, the lady that sold them to me gave me these great tips for when I plant them. First, she said to … Continue reading Fresh herbs from the market
I confess, my progress in weight loss was quickly stunted by my indulgance in some delicious enchiladas espinacas (spinach enchiladas) from our favorite Mexican place here in Tucson, Guadalajara Grill, last night. They came drowning in cream sauce and monterey jack cheese. Needless to say I feel heavy today and a little guilty. Well … Continue reading Deviant behavior and chipotle ice cubes
After a long hard week, this is just what I needed… Friday night cocktails at home. This little concoction is my own recipe and that’s Tajin on the rim. Don’t know about Tajin? Its this great salty, spicy, sweet, tangy powder that many of us Mexicans down here in Tucson put on fruit, jicama, candy … Continue reading T-G-I-F !!!
Last night I was especially tired. I had gone on a long run yesterday morning and a ended up staying late at work. By the time I got home, I was hungry and wanted something quick to eat. Good thing that while I was out in the field for my job, I went passed … Continue reading Quick Tuesday night dinner