In the kitchen
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All for love: A homemade wedding cake

I write a lot about entertaining, and it is true that I enjoy feeding family and friends. And I generally like to do everything myself.Most of the time, I look to make the food special and the prep … more

California chardonnays for the pickiest sippers

California chardonnay gets a bad rap. Sure, there are some bottles I wouldn't touch with a 10-foot pole, but that's true of most broad categories of wine. Bulk producers do everything they can to make … more

Jamming with tomatoes

It's not only zucchini that can overflow the garden at this time of year. Tomatoes also have a way of stepping up production as if they knew that cold nights will soon be … more

Peruvian Consul General visits Taos

Taos welcomed Peruvian Consul General Roland Denegri on Saturday, (Sept. 1) with a reception at Quechua Peruvian Restaurant.Denegri, along with vice-consul Freddie Martinez and other … more

Sweeten your summer: the joys of homemade ice cream

The tradition of ice cream socials dates back to the 1800s. They were held at family or church gatherings, usually on summer weekends.My husband, Gary James, remembers attending … more

Hot summer, cold soups

When the hot weather settles in, especially during the day, I find it more difficult to be motivated to cook. more

When-in-doubt kinds of wine

I was talking to some people the other day about wine pairing, and told them, "When in doubt, you can rarely go wrong with sauvignon blanc or pinot noir." more

An applesauce bonanza

Sometimes called June apples, Lodi apples or Transparents, those little green apples are everywhere. more

Don't let go of the egg-o

Eggs, happily foraged for and eaten throughout human history, started disappearing from Americans' breakfast tables in the late 1970s when researchers examining the impact of … more

Go spicy with fried chicken and gravy, Taos-style

In Taos, the tradition is to ask, when serving chile: red, green or Christmas? Now that summer is here, it's an outstanding time to enjoy one of everyone's favorite dishes: … more
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