Tag Archives: Vegetable Stock

Simmered Chickpea Stew

Get those garbanzo beans a soakin’ Long ago, when Alex was a youngster, I had a client who gave me a recipe for her favorite garbanzo bean stew. It really was delicious and I made that

For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck!

My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color

New Years Day And Jared’s Birthday

Over the last years we have tried to have a New Year’s Day Open House combined with a celebration of Jared’s birthday. Some years it works. Some years it doesn’t. This year it didn’t

More More More Tomatoes…This Time Soup

I’ve been exploring recipes for tomato soup. It’s become a mini-obsession. I haven’t been making tons of recipes or anything – just reading them – and there are so many. And there are

We Made It To The Top

Alan and I visited with Irene Webb, literary agent extraordinate, and her beau Michael in New Mexico in the Spring – April 2012 actually. Irene moved to Santa Fe from Santa Monica about 5

A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard

It was oh so funny when we were small. What is it with kids and farting? I wonder why farting is so funny? Curious. In any event…. My friend Kathy Patton taught me about beans. Real beans.

End of Season Anaheims (Call Me A Whimp)

My plants this summer were beautiful, bountiful. Chiles galore. Anaheims and jalapenos. We made Guacachile all summer long and put it on everything…