Calabacitas- Southwestern succotash!

Fresh from the garden…..
Calabacitas is New Mexico’s own special version of what, as a kid, I called succotash. Snapping fresh corn, just barely cooked, crunchy zucchini, tangy mild chilies, a bit of sweet shallots, and vine ripened tomatoes make this dish taste like a mouthful of summer’s sunshine.

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Sevilla… warmth and beauty abound!

Trains, planes and automobiles … and 24 hours of travel time, we finally arrived in glorious Sevilla. Opting for the more scenic travel route from Madrid to Sevilla we hopped aboard the very comfortable, clean and quiet Renfe train at Atocha Station. (A quick tip on getting there from…

This Little Figgy Tart

Last week I hit the jackpot!  As I dragged my weary self to my front door, after an exceedingly gruesome evening commute, I found a precious gift tucked into a small, roughly woven, basket.  A sweet friend had picked me a lovely basket of perfectly plump, slightly soft, velvety…

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