Monthly Archives: August 2010

Toro Bravo

To celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary, we went out for dinner at Toro Bravo. We enjoyed the tapas and the mellow mood of a Monday evening. Sangria and Root Beer Manchego & Paprika Fritters with salsa roja Drunken Pork with avocado salad We also had some patatas bravas and empanada (not shown). Churros & Chocolate […]

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Garden Update

It’s been a while since I posted a garden update. A lot of the melons and peppers did not survive the transplant so we need to re-think our seed starting strategy for next season. Fortunately, all our tomato plants are thriving. We did not have to buy any tomato plants this year. They were all […]

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Jam Session

Blueberry season is drawing to a close and I have yet to make a batch of jam. Fortunately, my friend Sokbun motivated me to have a jam session together. It was easier and more fun working together. Hopefully we can start with strawberries next year. We just followed the basic recipe in Ball Complete Book […]

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Homemade Dog Food

Have you ever tried making dog food at home? I thought I would give it a try. I guess just like with humans, the more wholesome the food is, the better for the dog. I found this recipe online but I do not recall the website. Since I am not sure how balanced this is, […]

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