Vegetables & Fruits

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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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Blueberry Mascarpone French Toast Casserole

Oh my. Oh my my. And just in time for berry season.  I’m just going to say it. Pregnant ladies are a bad influence. It’s okay. I’ll take the blame for your increasing waist line […]

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Potato and Pea Samosas

Samosas are something I have wanted to make for years. Finally, life in a town with no Indian food drove me to act, and I’m glad I did. These spiced turnovers are crisp on the outside, and […]

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