Onion-Olive Bread….and a tribute to Tracy Dempsey Originals

In the College town of Tempe, Arizona, there is a wonderful Bakery/Wine store plus a lot more, called Tracy Dempsey Originals.  One of the terrific aspects of this local business are the Cooking classes Tracy teaches in her professional kitchen.  My granddaughter Michael and I took a bread baking class from her and made many … More Onion-Olive Bread….and a tribute to Tracy Dempsey Originals

Alma’s Salsa…..omigosh! I’ve never blogged it! What was I thinking?

My sweet Hispanic friend, Alma, gave me this simple salsa years ago.  Yesterday I was cruising through this blog and couldn’t find it.  Even though it is on my all time favorites list.  You just do it in 5 minutes in a blender. Alma’s Salsa 1 can tomatoes (Alma insisted on S&W, but you can’t … More Alma’s Salsa…..omigosh! I’ve never blogged it! What was I thinking?

GREEN CHILI…”CHOPPED” STYLE…THANKS, VIRUS!

I hope you are reading this in 2026 (and that I am still around….) you may not remember the Chinese virus from 2020 (Covid 19).  But right now people are having trouble finding certain foods:  eggs, flour, chicken.  Fortunately because I cook so much I always have lots of food available.  Since there are only … More GREEN CHILI…”CHOPPED” STYLE…THANKS, VIRUS!

HOME HOME ON THE RANCH…. fun recipes with Ranch Dressing!

We go to an absolutely adorable and yummy little restaurant in Pinetop/Lakeside Arizona called  “The Bistro at Annie’s”.  Justin and Heather run a homey, delicious, friendly restaurant which is mostly lunch, but open 3 nights for dinner.  One of my favorite things there are their salad dressings.  My favorite is Prickly Pear Ranch, with Apple … More HOME HOME ON THE RANCH…. fun recipes with Ranch Dressing!