Albuquerque & New Mexico Stuff


This weekend, I will be participating in the Lavender in the Village festival (I’ll post a link to this below). This is supposedly a GIANT event, meaning a few thousand people attend. I have an Herbes de Provence recipe that uses lavender, so I talked them into letting me have a small information table. I was also fortunate to end up inside, instead of outside in the sweltering heat. I won’t be preparing or sampling any...

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Here’s an Albuquerque event you might be interested in. My son-in-law will have his own food truck here (see the photo below—Fresco New Mexico). Check it out if you’re looking for some new food experiences this weekend! I’ve posted the press release here: The 2ND ANNUAL GREAT NEW MEXICO FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL Coming to the Balloon Museum in Albuquerque on Saturday, April 9th Featuring 25+Food Trucks, 50+Great...

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Albuquerque’s Fiery Foods Show!

Albuquerque’s Fiery Foods Show!


Posted By on Mar 1, 2014

Before I tell you about this event, let me share the fact that Albuquerque has TWO big chocolate events in the month of March. TWO. What the hell? I attended one last year, and it was a madhouse, plus Bob and I bought a bunch of chocolate—whatever would fit comfortably in my cloth shopping bag. Then…we ate it all… Now, I’m not sure how long exactly it took to eat it all (no, we did NOT finish it all in one...

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I know I’ve been ranting about chocolate lately, which is inevitable in light of the recent holiday. And I rant because I love it, even though I rarely eat any—you know, always on a diet. I’m so angry about constantly dieting that I could “chew nails and spit rust,” to quote my late mother (always one for the pithy cliché). Then you hear about the health benefits of chocolate. Unfortunately, this only...

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