Monthly Archives: June 2016

Diamonds In The Rough

At my age, Every day is a Diamond. Some days are multifaceted, some days are Diamonds in the Rough, that need a little work done on them, but their Diamonds, none the less. Retirement life is like that. It is … Continue reading






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Chilled Potato and Leek Soup

Chilled Potato and Leek Soup is the next soup on our list of soups to enjoy even when it is to Hot to be outdoors more that a few minutes at at time. This is a classic soup that can … Continue reading






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Anti Aging Food Sources

Anti Aging Food Sources are something that we become aware of after we start to reach those golden years. By the way, let me tell you from experience there is not all that much actual Gold in the golden years … Continue reading






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Discover A BLT with Creamy Avocado Spread

Just for fun a little change lets make a BLT with Creamy Avocado Spread. I am always doing things like this because I do not want to get set in a pattern of eating the same thing every time. When … Continue reading






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Orange Fennel Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

What, you say, Fennel and blood oranges in Mexico? Well yes, you can grow or purchase both items here in the Puerto Vallarta area. Although I have not found any starter plants for blood oranges, I will. (Orange Fennel Salad … Continue reading






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Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup

 Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup is one of those go to light soups that taste so good when the summer heat makes turning on a stove something that you want to avoid at all costs.    






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Pictures From My Smart Phone

Pictures From My Smart Phone continue to be a challenge to me. I can upload them to my computer and I can send them to my printer but as of right now I have not figured out how to post … Continue reading






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Sweet Spicy Chicken Wings

If Sweet Spicy Chicken Wings didn’t get their start here in Mexico they sure should have. Chipotle peppers are really dried smoked jalapeno peppers. It is a process that I might write about one day but today it is all … Continue reading






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Torta Ahogada Mexico’s Drowned Sandwich

A new friend from England asked me to re-post the recipe for Torta Ahogada Mexico’s Drowned sandwich. There are many different recipes for the sauce, which is as important as the sandwich. Some recipes use only arbol chiles while others … Continue reading






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Mexico’s Pickled Onions

Mexico’s Pickled Onions or Escabeche De Cebolla as they are known as here in Mexico are a “must have” to serve with your lunch time meals. They are used to top many of the dishes such as tostados and volvanos.  … Continue reading






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