A wild hog and deer stock soup with wild rice and veggies

| January 24, 2013

I love making soups, stews, and stocks in the winter. There’s something about the cold weather and a hearty pot of meaty stew or soup simmering on the stovetop that just warms my heart. I begin by roasting bones saved from the carcass of the deer and/or hog in the oven until they are nice […]


| November 12, 2007

I made home made fat free yogurt last night. Got cheese cloth today and dumped the yogurt in the cheese cloth and strainer in order to make a yogurt cheese that I will later salt and add garlic to to make a lebanese style laban. Just sliced up eggplant, soaked it in a salt bath, […]

New Mexico X-Mas Chili

| October 26, 2007

This is all it takes to make a Desi happy. Azreel made me New Mexico Red and Hatch Green Chili for my first “solid food” meal after having my wisdom teeth pulled. Here’s what Xmas chili looks like over rice. And here’s what a really happy Desi looks like with her New Mexico Chili: