Chipotle Candied Bacon

This simple recipe is perfect as a topper for salads, veggies or as a decadent indulgence. Be sure to line your baking pan; the drippings stick and burn. Substitute regular dried chile or add additional spices such as 1/2 tsp. dried Cumin and 1/2 tsp. dried Oregano for a more piquant taste. 9 Slices ThickContinue reading “Chipotle Candied Bacon”

How To Turn 40 Apples Into Jelly, Pies, and Applesauce

When our neighbors told us they were heading to Taos for the weekend to pick apples at a family orchard, they asked if we might want a few apples. After a bit of chatting, we came upon a plan: they’d bring home a lot of apples, and I’d turn them all into jelly, applesauce andContinue reading “How To Turn 40 Apples Into Jelly, Pies, and Applesauce”

Chorizo-Stuffed Chicken Breasts With Red Pepper Tapenade, Capers and Spiced Feta Cheese

Bored with chicken enchiladas, tacos, and stir-fry? Here is a spicy, flavorful stuffed chicken to wow your palate. This dish is perfect paired with potatoes, rice or pasta. Ingredients 4-6 large boneless chicken breasts 3-4 links chorizo sausage 1 small carton basil and tomato feta cheese 4 Tbsp. red pepper tapenade (oil reserved) 1 smallContinue reading “Chorizo-Stuffed Chicken Breasts With Red Pepper Tapenade, Capers and Spiced Feta Cheese”

Moist Gluten-free Banana Applesauce Muffins A Perfect Start To The Day

What better way to start off the week than a muffin chock full of potassium, vitamin C and a whole lot of yummy! These gluten-free banana muffins are light, moist and quite delicious. Banana Applesauce Muffins 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1 large over-ripe banana, lightly mashedContinue reading “Moist Gluten-free Banana Applesauce Muffins A Perfect Start To The Day”

Yogurt Pancakes for One

If you’re like me, the recipes on the back of gluten-free baking mixes make far too much for one meal. And, seriously, who likes leftover pancakes – especially gluten-free ones? Here’s a quick idea for breakfast that only serves up two pancakes. The yogurt creates a wonderful sourdough flavor and replaces the need for anContinue reading “Yogurt Pancakes for One”