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Highlights of Hispanic Innovation from the US Patents & Trademarks Office

Highlights of Hispanic Innovation from the US Patents & Trademarks Office

In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the USPTO is recognizing some Hispanic Americans whose inventions contributed to the nation’s social and economic well-being.

The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook for Sandwich Wednesdays

The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook for Sandwich Wednesdays

A lost and found cookbook yields an excellent panini for yet another Sandwich Wednesday at Glover Gardens.

Why I Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – It’s Personal

Why I Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – It’s Personal

I have my own very strong reasons to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Open to New Things

Open to New Things

I was afraid to cook mussels! I thought they wouldn’t open up, or that I would overcook them, or that they’d somehow know I was a bivalve mollusk amateur.

Cafe Pasqual’s: That Feeling When You Go Back and It’s Just as Good or Better

Cafe Pasqual’s: That Feeling When You Go Back and It’s Just as Good or Better

Deliciousness abounds at Cafe Pasqual’s in Santa Fe, as we (re)learned at a recent visit for a late breakfast. It is colorful, bright, welcoming and full of delighted diners enjoying the festive, art-filled ambiance.

Mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for Foods

Mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for Foods

From Dijon in French food to bright yellow ballpark on an American hotdog… from sweet German mustard on a bratwurst to hot Chinese mustard on an eggroll or steamed dumpling… from English mustard on a ploughman’s lunch to whole-grain mustard on a charcuterie board — mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for foods.

These are the Biggest Mistakes You’re Making With Eggs

These are the Biggest Mistakes You’re Making With Eggs

From Tasting Table: Here are some common egg-making mistakes and how to avoid them.

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

A visiting Gen Z bestie created a marriage of fettuccine alfredo and shrimp scampi with a lemony garlicky mushroom-laden pasta dish that wowed us in the Glover Gardens 2.0 kitchen.

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork with Everything Rub and accompanying homemade Honey-Chipotle barbeque sauce is a delectable spicy-sweet, piquant dish.

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Zippy Southwest pulled pork made in the slow cooker is savory with a rich, deep taste, but it’s not overly spicy. And what’s really cool is that it’s super easy!

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

The latest cookbook to yield Sandwich Wednesday benefits at Glover Gardens is from Jeff Mauro, called Come On Over.

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Fun with Skordalia (Does that sound nerdy?)

Skordalia is a magical Greek sauce with a “nectar of the gods” feel to it when you first experience it.

Poem and Pictures: A Bench is Waiting

Poem and Pictures: A Bench is Waiting

A bench is an invitation to become one with it for a while, to sit and be still in your surroundings, and let nature and the world flow around you.

Comfort Food Alert – A New Frontier (for Us)

Comfort Food Alert – A New Frontier (for Us)

In Albuquerque for a wedding, we wanted to eat somewhere really, really unique and local. Frontier Restaurant scratched that itch.

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

Finding My Way Back to Watermelon Love

A lifetime of taste aversion to watermelon was vanquished with a Watermelon Salad. Sweet Baby Juiciness, that fruit is delectable!

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got sunsets and peeps?

Who needs fireworks when you’ve got sunsets and peeps?

A fiery sunset beats a fireworks display any day.

Who Cares if Niagara Falls When We are Side by Side?

Who Cares if Niagara Falls When We are Side by Side?

Seagulls recall a jazz standard, Side by Side, and the Glovers of Glover Gardens had an anniversary.

We’re All Coping With So Many Collective Traumas Right Now

We’re All Coping With So Many Collective Traumas Right Now

Cascading collective trauma is the term for what we’re experiencing as we endure seemingly never-ending external events and tragedies.

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus Memories … with Blooms in Our Future

Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus Memories … with Blooms in Our Future

Mahogany Splendor is a beautiful and unique hibiscus variety and we’re trying again after losing ours in the big Texas freeze of 2021.


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