Category Archives: New Mexico

You say “Tomato”, I say “Tomahto”

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Well, tomato season is in the works, however, this year I had a few challenges in my  garden:  a beautiful mother bunny and her small charges.  After ordering 8 tomato plants from one of my … Continue reading

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The “Mulish” Microwave has Died – Will life go on?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC “Microwaves (Are Watching You)” from Microwaves (Are Watching You) by Randy Rainbow. Released: 2017 In the fall of 2017, we had our kitchen completely remodeled.  After several weeks of banging, crashing, cursing (both from me … Continue reading

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What is it about New Year’s Resolutions and Food?

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” from Ella Wishes You A Swinging Christmas by Ella Fitzgerald. Released: 2002. (This is a slightly revised version of my post in December of 2015) Admit … Continue reading

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The Gourmand’s Twelve Days of Christmas (A Christmas Sing-Along!)

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Excuse Me, But There’s a Chihuahua in my Turkey !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “What’s Cooking” from What’s Cooking by The Wolfe Gang. Released: 2010 In honour of Thanksgiving approaching, I’m running this earlier 2014 post about the questions posed to the Butterball Turkey Hot Line over … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here – National Cookbook Month !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Happy Cooking” from Happy Cooking by Eiji Kitamura. Released: 1986 (partial re-posting of September 30, 2018)  For those not in the know, October features many “national” events,  however, my favourite October event is: National … Continue reading

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Naked Lady with A Snake in the Pants !

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Have a Drink On Me” from Lonnie Donegan Classics by Lonnie Donegan. Released: 2013. Now that I have your attention… It is hard to imagine a naked lady having a snake in her … Continue reading

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6,648 – It’s a gene! It’s a wedding gown! It’s a ???

Music -“Big Numbers” from I’ve Got Music in Me by Jack Hartmann. Released: 1995 CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC What does the number 6,648 signify?  Well, I really wish 6,648 was the $$$ my insurance company had paid me after … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking in Kodiak? Avocado Pineapple Mold Salad!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Recipe Hoe Down” from Big Bad Bantam Rooster by Tasha Platt. Released: 2009. I have often found it amusing to pull some of the “community” and “regional” cookbooks from my collection to find … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell the Family You Dropped Dinner on the Floor!

CLICK ABOVE TO PLAY MUSIC Music – “Don’t Eat Food That Has Fallen on the Floor” from Hey Kids, It’s Birthday Party Time! by The Family Party Song Singers. Released: 2010 Most of us, who have ever hung out in … Continue reading

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