Chap Chae… A Korean Delight

This year has been an event-FULL year for our family.  Tony came home from his far, far away place; M is still creating some beautiful, functional pottery and continues her education at UNM; A graduated college, then commissioned into the USAF, THEN married wonderful A;  T graduated high school and committed to joining the USAF in a…

Mel’s Magic Meat

      Yes, Mel’s Magic Meat ~ not to be confused with Magic Mike, as several things have yet to be verified… his dancing! I’m referring ONLY to his dancing! Sheesh! All kidding aside, Mel is the active duty Guy-In-Charge at the Airman & Family Readiness Center where I volunteer.  He is a self-professed…

super food

I decided to give the ole sweet tooth a break today ~ I think I might have single-handedly induced a few dozen sugar induced comas in cyberworld… I love salad… I know I’ve posted about simple salads before ~ spinach, red onion, a drizzle of olive oil and a bright spritz of lemon, topped off…

Food from Friends… Heinz 57 edition

Heinz 57, because we are a little of this, a little of that.  Native American (Sioux and Cherokee), Irish and German.  But growing up, there really wasn’t the distinction of tribal or global foods; my Mom is from Alabama, Dad is from New Mexico. So, we ate southern: spinach with vinegar, beans, fried potatoes and…