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I like to cook…sometimes

I like to cook…sometimes. According to others I am apparently a pretty good cook, well, to be honest, I must say I too think I’m a pretty good cook. I am bad about following a recipe, I use others recipes … Continue reading

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The Right Tool for The Right Job

The right tool for the right job, we’ve heard that since we can remember hearing. One of the things Tom and I frequently marvel at is the way people here in Mexico can do so much with the most basic … Continue reading

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Mango Sorbet

As usual,  I don’t think about blogging a thing till I’m  halfway through doing the thing! The other day I bought half a dozen beautiful little ataulfo mangos, they were ripe, ready to eat right then and there.   And … Continue reading

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calabasa, aka squash, aka pumpkin soup!

Over the past holidays a lot of people down here in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico were lamenting about not being able to find pumpkin. A pumpkin is really just a winter squash, family Curcubita. The one they want, wanted is the … Continue reading

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Way back when….

Way back, I used to write a lot about local fruits and veggies and how to eat or prepare. These posts were pretty popular.  I stopped. I don’t know why. I still frequently get asked about what a fruit or veggie … Continue reading

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Lemon Tree very pretty

Lemon tree very pretty and the lemon flower is sweet But the fruit of the lemon is impossible to drink lyrics to Lemon Tree Song It is citrus time here in the Yucatan.  The trees are full of fruit, and the fruit is plentiful … Continue reading

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peanut butter

  When Tom and I lived in Colorado we almost exclusively bought and ate Adam’s peanut butter. I’m a bigger peanut butter fan than Tom, but he’s a pickier eater than me.   Since we’ve been here in Merida we can only … Continue reading

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