Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy Juice

SWEET ! ! ! This is really good juice! Even the picture on the label makes me smile. I put orange juice into my cereal, but otherwise drink very little juice of any kind. I’d rather crunch and chew, so … Continue reading

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Israeli Cous Cous

Israeli cous cous is delightful stuff. It seems to be a cross between pasta and rice, but it really is just pasta, all dolled up. I don’t know what the little brown flecks are, but I suspect that it is … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Eggs (Roadrunners)

It has been an exciting week in the roadrunner world in our backyard. About a week ago, an egg appeared in the nest built a few months ago. Then we saw what we presumed was the immature female from the … Continue reading

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A Little Cereal with His Fruit

A Little Cereal with His Fruit Last night’s dinner picture will appear tomorrow. DH was so enthralled with his cereal, that he wanted me to post it for all to see. Reason? He is a former fruit hater, but somehow … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata and Caper Sauce

This isn’t really “piccata” because I didn’t bread the chicken, so maybe it is Diet Chicken Piccata??? ;-> I used boneless, skinless chicken thighs, Mexican scallions, mushrooms and red peppers to make the meat part of the meal. Served with … Continue reading

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Poachers – His ‘n’ Hers

Polenta and poached eggs – a favorite breakfast that we have a few times a year. What you can’t see in the picture is the smiles on our faces! Also, the melted white Cheddar cheese that totally livens up the … Continue reading

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The Ice Cream Man Cometh

One of my favorite desserts! When the loaf of cinnamon bread gets down to the heel, I toast it up real crispy and put a little chocolate on it to melt. Then add some unsweetened coconut, and cover it in … Continue reading

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To Bee or Not to Bee

Click on a photo to enlarge it. We had a most violent storm last night – nothing like I’ve ever experienced here. It was more like the hurricanes I remember from Florida. We fretted about our wildlife friends while we … Continue reading

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Roadrunner Contemplates a New Home

Each picture should get bigger if you click on it. Mmmmmm – an empty hornets’ nest – my favorite! I’ll need a place to store it. I’ll sneak up to see if anyone is home. Knock, knock – is anyone … Continue reading

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The Cows and the Cowboys

The roundup was s-l-o-w; nobody was in a hurry – least of all the cows! It is pretty exciting to see this a few steps from our back yard. There’s not much between us and those beautiful mountains you see … Continue reading

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Buttercream Leathers

Today was the day of the big round up! There were six cowboys and girls moseying along with the cows this morning. This seems to happen every few months. Not sure why, since the cows seem to be doing just … Continue reading

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Chili Today and Hot Tamale

I’ve been experimenting with different ways to cook beans. DH is from New Orleans – need I say more? Since it is pretty hot here at this time of year, I’ve been trying to cut down on the amount of … Continue reading

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The Start of a Beautiful Friendship

There are three jackrabbits that come to our water hole. These two look almost identical, and the third one looks to be an older doe – maybe the mother of these two. This is the best shot I have . … Continue reading

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The Mexican Plate

DH had this. Not shown: A layer of White Cheddar Cheese between the tostada and the toppings. I had this. The beets made the cauliflower blush! And we each made a delicious salad with this.

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