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My Kitchen Remodel – Lighting

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 16, 2009 | Category : Kitchen Remodeling, Uncategorized

Here is a quick update on the kitchen remodel. Today the plumber came in and moved the gas line for the cooktop just and inch or two so the drawers underneath it would fit. I will be getting a hand turn-off valve for this gas line to satisfy code. I... more

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Kitchen Cabinets -Some Things To Consider

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 2, 2009 | Category : Kitchen Remodeling, Uncategorized

So after two days of demo work for my kitchen remodel, my kitchen is down to it’s studs. Somehow it looks rather small doesn’t it? That’s what my oldest son said as he passed through on his way to work. Here you can see where the refrigerator and oven was.... more

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My Kitchen Remodel

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 1, 2009 | Category : Kitchen Remodeling, Uncategorized

I have decided to take on the challenge of a kitchen remodel. I know, I must be crazy but if you live in a house┬álong enough, it’s bound to happen. Did I mention the gazillions of decisions that have to be made? I tend to analyze things to death and... more

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Cherries At The Farmer’s Market

By: | 0 Comments | On: May 6, 2009 | Category : Fruit, Uncategorized

Cherries are in season now so visit your local Farmer’s Market so you can get the freshest cherries possible. Because they are so fresh (compared to most grocery stores) you will get the best flavor as well as the most antioxidant benefits. Here are some tips for buying and storing... more

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Beckeritos – a cross between a quessadilla and a burrito.

By: | 0 Comments | On: January 26, 2009 | Category : Chicken, Uncategorized

By Becky Hayes Beckeritos (2-4 servings) This recipe is original and was created spontaneously after having more conventional enchiladas earlier in the week. Not sure which recipe we like better — these were excellent! The idea was spawned from the desire for chicken-cheese quesadillas — rolled up. Since they are... more

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Ron’s Afterburner Hot Sauce

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2008 | Category : Mexican, Uncategorized

Here is a hot sauce recipe sent in by Ron. He calls it Ron’s Afterburner Mexican Hot Sauce. This is our first hot sauce recipe so if you are looking for some “hot sauce” you might want to try this out. Ron says this hot sauce will light up your... more

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Sweet Salsa Nachos

By: | 0 Comments | On: June 4, 2008 | Category : Salsas, Uncategorized

Sweet Salsa Nachos (created by Michele Anderson and Kari Schoenfish) I have a niece, Michele, who is attending Wayne State in Nebraska who likes to cook. So when she was here visiting recently she said “Auntie Robin, I have a good recipe for nachos that my friend and I make... more

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A Basic Recipe for Mexican Salsa – Sent in by a reader

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 22, 2008 | Category : Salsas, Uncategorized

Richard Imboden, a reader of mine was kind enough to send in this recipe for Mexican Salsa. This recipe is made with canned tomatoes which is great anytime. Heck you can even take it camping and not worry about bruising the tomatoes. Here are the ingredients: 1 can 4oz. diced... more

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San Marcos, Texas Restaurant Review – Herbert’s Taco Hut

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 15, 2008 | Category : Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized

One of my readers, Jared, sent this restaurant review in about a restaurant he loves in Texas. Check out his take on this small out of the way Mexican restaurant. Herbert’s Taco Hut – San Marcos, TX I grew up in San Marcos, and to this day I cannot remember... more

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Mexican Fruit Salad

By: | 0 Comments | On: December 19, 2007 | Category : Mexican, Uncategorized

Alejandra Morales-Andrade, a reader of mine, sent in this recipe called Esperanza’s Favorite Fruit Salad. Ingredients: juice from 2 whole limes 2 to 3 cups honeydew melon, cut into chunks 1 cup flaked coconut lots of whipped cream 2 cups or more purple grapes Directions: Mix all the ingredients in... more

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