A gravy to build your name on

This smooth, rich gravy gets flavor from browning the butter before adding garlic and herbs. My biscuits are the perfect base to this gravy. Add an egg, sautéed veggies or shredded roast chicken and you’ve got a meal! Thin the gravy as needed with a small amount of water, and serve hot.  

A fresh spring harvest means a lazy, savory pie for dinner

This spring has been a strange one, even for New Mexico. We’ve had summer heat, days of snow and hail, and weekly storms of rain and wind. Although that spells trouble for me on my bicycle commute, the garden has been loving all the moisture and is producing greens twice as fast as we can eat…

Candying fresh flowers in hopes of warm weather

Last summer, headed outside to trim fresh cilantro, I found that all four of my plants had bolted (gone to seed) over the last few days. Crestfallen, I went back inside to see what I could improvise with. After a few unsuccessful minutes, I turned around, went back outside with scissors, snipped off a sprig of the coriander…