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Chipotle Carnitas Tacos

“Mama Rita” just recently had a “big” birthday, the kind that requires a proper celebration. She’s loved by many, and widely known in our city for her art. Those closest to her know her amazing strength — you want her … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Pecan Muffins

This is what happens when you take my Grandma Salazar’s banana bread recipe, and start fiddling… Adding chocolate and nuts to banana bread isn’t cutting edge, but adding them to this particular banana bread is divine. We had only been … Continue reading

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The Juicy Egg

We were at the Harvest Festival at nearby¬†Wishing Star Farm this past weekend, and my sister Emily bought me what could be my favorite treat: farm fresh eggs. Nothing compares to eggs just laid. So, what do I do with … Continue reading

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