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Peas Pearl Onions and Red Potato Mash

    This is my take on the classic Holiday Peas and Peal Onions. This dish is so amazing! The secret is to use fresh drippings from a turkey or chicken you just roasted. Canned turkey stock will work, but you lose some flavor.2 cups peas1 cup pearl onions, peeled1/3 cup pancettathyme1/2 cup drippings from a …

El Loca Gringa’s Tamales with Pork, Sweet Potato, and Goat Cheese

El Loco Gringa’s version of her favorite California style Mexican foods, with goat cheese added of course!Pork and Sweet Potato TamaleSweet Potato, roastedcarnitascorn, cut off cobsopesbeef sharp cheddarcorngoat cheesesalsa or chutneyMix up the tamale or sopes dough according to the recipe on the masa bag. I use coconut oil instead of lard. Choose which of the …

Cinnamon, Brown Sugar and Chili Rubbed Carnival Squash

    Just ran three miles under a rising full moon on my favorite mountain trail. I’m ready for some roasted carnival squash dinner.Cinnamon, Brown Sugar and Chili Rubbed Carnival Squash 1 Carnival Squash1 tab chili powder1 tab cinnamon2 tab brown sugar1 tab garlic saltcoconut oilMicrowave the squash for three minutes. This will soften it enough, …

The Hyper Chipmunk makes Mascarpone Sweet Potato Pie with a Gingersnap Crust.

   My best friend says I remind her of a hyper chipmunk.    She usually yells this at me from underneath a pile of downy pillows in a messy bed in a Las Vegas hotel room after a night of gorging ourselves on German food, German beer and dancing our asses off..    That is …