Monthly Archives: August 2014

Good News !!!

Below is a copy of an email that I sent out yesterday to friends and family, but I wanted to share this wonderful news with the friends that I have made through this blog. The picture above was taken in … Continue reading

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Straddling the Fence

He couldn’t seem to make up his mind which side of the fence he wanted to be on. Big excitement today – an even half dozen black cows went wandering by. The mesquite trees are so dense now, that it … Continue reading

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Poached Eggs with Marinated Tomato Strips

I tried a new method for poaching the eggs this morning, and they held together much better. I had tried putting vinegar into the water, and putting salt into the water. Each worked fairly well. But today I used both, … Continue reading

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Leaf Sandwich – To Go, Please

Today we hopped the fence and took off on an excursion . . . to the alley in back of the house. With the monsoon rains, a lot of wildflowers bloom out there, so we stalked them. But I happened … Continue reading

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Bird Bed and Breakfast

This was taken in the early Fall of 2005 in La Conner, Washington. With the many birdhouses and the tree full of ripe peaches, I just couldn’t help thinking that the owners probably planned it that way as a treat … Continue reading

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Instant Breadsticks

Here is an example of instant breadsticks. They are crispy and delicious. Just prepare what you will eat at that meal, because like regular breadsticks, they will get too hard after about an hour out of the toaster oven. On … Continue reading

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BBQ Pork and Bok Choy Stir Fry

Yesterday I did a pork loin roast in my Nesco Roaster, and paid particular attention to the temperature of the meat. Usually a pork roast exudes so much of its juices that the roast itself tends to be dry. This … Continue reading

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