Food & Drink

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Blue Corn Posole

Blue Corn Posole

Posole is a staple here in New Mexico. It's one of those things that I've eaten ever since I can remember. It's also one of those things that, until now, I've never made myself. I know, I know. But now, yes, I've officially purchased my very own blue corn posole and thrown it into a pot for the very first…
Got Wheat-Berries?  Grind Your Own Flour!

Got Wheat-Berries? Grind Your Own Flour!

You know that saying about the best laid plans? Yeah...well, I think the Universe is trying to drill home some crazy message about how plans fall apart and new experiences arise and it's OK to adapt and be flexible and try something new. The last year has been ripe with examples of such bumps in the road, closed doors and…
Corned Beef and Cabbage

Corned Beef and Cabbage

There are those who can trace their ancestry back hundreds and hundreds of years.  I am not among them.  Yes, my maternal Grandmother's father came over from Ireland when he was a child, but that's all I've got beyond stories and jumbled memories from a childhood filled with a storyteller's stories...you know, a mind that takes facts and turns them…
Master Tonic / Fire Cider Pulp Uses

Master Tonic / Fire Cider Pulp Uses

So you made your Master Tonic (or Fire Cider, as it's also called) on the New Moon and are straining it with the Full Moon, but what on Earth will you do with all of that leftover pulp?! I'll tell you, when I strained our first batch a couple of months ago, I was determined to not waste a bit…
The Benefits of Urban Farming

The Benefits of Urban Farming

It seems as though Urban Farming is one of those things that more and more people are catching on to.  A few years ago, when I would talk to people in our community about our chickens and bees and all of the veggie beds we were building, more often than not I would be looked at either in confusion or…
Corned Beef Brine

Corned Beef Brine

Did you know that in order to make your own Corned Beef and Cabbage you need to make your own Corned Beef Brine well ahead of St. Patrick's Day? Yeah...that's a thing! See, a couple of years ago I had no idea how long it might take to DIY us some Corned Beef and Cabbage for St. Patrick's Day so…
Wild Game Recipe Round Up

Wild Game Recipe Round Up

How often do you eat wild game?  Our answer is, not very often.  Not for a lack of enthusiasm, but more for a lack of hunting skills or connections to many hunters. A couple of weeks ago, however, while walking around the neighborhood,  one of our neighbors came out gave us some ground antelope.  He is retired and absolutely loves…