Monthly Archives: February 2012

Sunshine on the Mountains

Every now and then I remember to be thankful for the beauty of the country I live in. I go about my life for weeks and months at a time without ever thinking about it, taking it all for granted. … Continue reading

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Preserved Lemons

Well my curiosity has gotten the better of me. Everywhere I turn lately, I see something about preserved lemons. They look so intriguing, salty and sour. My mouth puckers thinking about them (I do love salt and vinegar chips – … Continue reading

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Bright and Sprightly Blood Orange and Elderflower Sodas

    I love the wonderful selection of citrus fruits in the grocery stores right now. ‘Tis the season, even way up here. The blood oranges are out, and the lovely organic grapefruits, and juicy clementines and Valencias, and oh, … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard and Seed Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Parsnip Mashed Potatoes

Seed crusted pork tenderloin slathered in honey mustard and roasted to juicy perfection, served with parsnip mashed potatoes makes an easy, elegant meal. Last night’s dinner was exactly what I was thinking about all day long. You know – one … Continue reading

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