Printed with permission of the Alpine Avalanche Not too long ago, I bought Bosc pears at the grocery store. I got home and cut into one, and it was nearly hard as a rock compared to the pears I was … Continue reading One of the sweetest gifts of the gods, friends or the grocer… pears!
Printed with the permission of The Alpine Avalanche Last weekend, the Hammerfest Cycling Race came to Fort Davis. It was my second time to experience it as a Lions Club member, helping with different positions for the USA Cycling sanctioned … Continue reading If you’re going to feed a crowd, get out the slow cookers
Printed with the permission of The Alpine Avalanche On a drive around the area a few years ago, my husband and I discovered an other-worldly landscape just a stone’s throw from Mexico. Cruising around what was soon to become our … Continue reading Local honey from the blooms of our desert flowers
Printed with the permission of the Alpine Avalanche I’ve been on a baking kick lately and I can’t decide if that’s a good thing or a bad thing. It’s a great feeling to be baking again after a year-long hiatus … Continue reading Bake these muffins and watch them magically disappear
Time for some “real talk” here… and by “real talk,” I mean I’m not limited to a word count or subject matter because this is straight-up bloggy, not newspapery. There might even be a typo or two. Plus I just … Continue reading Caffeine and cookies on a Thursday afternoon…
[[PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE]] Last Saturday, we visited the Saddle Club in Alpine for the first time. It was my birthday and we wanted to try something different out here in West Texas. I’ve heard … Continue reading Looking forward to being back in the Saddle Club again
Printed with permission of The Alpine Avalanche When I think of July 4th, I think of homemade ice cream. Fireworks, parades, festivals and barbecues come to mind after ice cream. If you’re reading this, you probably have a July 4th … Continue reading Ice cream, parades and fireworks coming to a town near you
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE http://www.alpineavalanche.com Saturday evening, we attended the Marfa premier of the film, “Agave is Life” at the Crowley Theater. The event was underwritten by the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, and we were … Continue reading Agave and chocolate and mezcal… oh, my!
PRINTED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE ALPINE AVALANCHE NEWSPAPER It’s not always easy being the new kids on the block… unless you live on the main drag in Fort Davis, Texas. My husband and I decided two years ago that … Continue reading Debut of my newest weekly newspaper column all about food… Savoring West Texas
So, here’s the deal… I’m gonna keep this short and sweet. It’s already my bed time (even though I took an excessively long nap this afternoon) and since this recipe is SO simple, there’s no need for me to over-talk … Continue reading Short and sweet… I’ve got cookies to eat.