rock paper scissors dilemma
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A Rock, Paper, Scissors Dilemma

I have a problem with dogs. I’m a total sucker for big, brown eyes, soft fur and the tails that are more metronome than windshield wiper, gauging my heartbeat’s rise with each swish to the right and left. But have you ever been walking to dinner in…

June 10, 2016
Step by Step Wisdom
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Step by Step Wisdom

A clutch of tulips pushed out of the parched, rocky dirt in our backyard the other day. I marveled at their bravado and wondered what biomechanics were involved for those hardy green stalks to tunnel their way up out of the dark. I know —…

May 13, 2016
Zucchini Squash Fritters
Mexican Recipes Sauces Side Dishes

Zucchini Fritters with Avocado Crema

Sometimes it’s fun to have a side dish be the star of a meal. I often focus too much attention on the main entrée, neglecting the sideshow. Here, put these easy to prepare zucchini fritters in the spotlight. Drizzle with avocado crema, Latin America’s answer…

May 13, 2016
Mexican Chicken Soup
Mexican Poultry Recipes Soups and Stews

Mexican Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is found across the globe in most cultures and countries. Each version is a soup spoon’s worth of taste of any particular culture. Not unexpectedly, Mexican chicken soup showcases a satisfying and sultry blend of tomatoes, hot peppers and cilantro. This version features…

May 13, 2016