Monthly Archives: August 2012

Quinoa with Arugula, Peas and Fresh Thyme Vinaigrette

Oh jeez. I am admittedly already not keeping up with the blogging world, and it’s only been a couple months. This thing is harder than it seems! I mean there’s the whole conceptualizing recipes thing (easy), cooking (easy, except when baking dishes spontaneously combust in my oven), eating (really easy), writing everything down that I […]

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Sometimes I forget about my slow cooker. It sits in all it’s glory and shiny redness in a cabinet under my counter, and when I’m working in my kitchen on a daily basis and wondering what to cook for the day or week I typically completely neglect good ole Crock Pot. That’s really a shame. […]

Baked Portobello Caps with Pesto and Bacon

Ok, I know this doesn’t look like the most appetizing thing in the world. But believe me, the combination of portobello caps, creamy pesto and smoky homemade bacon is uh-mazing. Especially after being oven baked for 40 minutes. Oh muh god. You know how mushrooms kind of act like sponges, particularly with oil? Well when […]

Radish Top Pesto, Meditation and Monsoons

Real quick recipe today! There’s been so much going on here in Santa Fe – it really does feel like someone came by and flipped a switch in the beginning of July and the ‘city’ turned on. Tourists roam the streets through all hours of the day, stocking up on kitschy Southwestern artwork that’s embarrassingly […]

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