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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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Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Bacon and Asparagus

Happy Father’s Day SDR readers! Nothing says Father’s Day like bacon. My gift to all the Rad Dads’ out there is this super easy Spaghetti alla Carbonara with Asparagus Coins. This dish is traditionally made […]

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Grandpa Bill’s Radish Sandwiches

I love butter. And I’m not afraid to admit it. Always have, always will. In one of my earliest childhood memories, I’m squatting on the kitchen counter of our old house on Ardussi street. My mother […]

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Hungry Hippos and a Sandwich

Oops, I’m a day late with my usual Sunday post, but with good reason. Noah and I have had some of our favorite friends in town– Lyndsey and Pete. Lynds and I met in Big […]

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Crock Pot Pulled Pork

Howdy pardners! I am back, and refreshed after a vacation that in fact never happened– It’s a long story, so I’ll save it for this Sunday’s post. In the meantime I’ve been doing some housekeeping around […]

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