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My Simple Arugula Salad

Summer has finally arrived in this corner of the world, and we’ve had our first too-hot-to-cook days peppered throughout the last week. The only air conditioning at the Ranchito is a very old swamp cooler that makes the living room bearable, […]

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Tri Tip Tacos with Ancho & Chipotle Wet Rub

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Another great excuse to pop the top off a Dos Equis, fire up the grill, and fill the neighborhood air with the smell of smoking carne and chilies….mmm, delicioso. These tacos […]

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Amore Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti

When I set out to make turkey meatballs I knew exactly what I was up against . See, I married a boy who grew up on a Wyoming cattle ranch, who’s father ran a butcher […]

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How to Purchase, Cook, and Eat a Globe Artichoke

Hooray! It’s artichoke season! Time to rejoice for this edible thistle. Ever since I was a little girl, artichokes have been one of my favorite foods, quite possibly my #1. On birthdays, when my mom […]

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A Salad Worth Making Again

Noah and I had the most interesting dinner conversation the other night, about why we choose the foods we do. We were eating at our neighborhood standby where the menu is huge, and the choices […]

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