How To Roast Peppers

April 23, 2015

How To Roast a Pepper

I’m finally getting on that video train, guys!! I’m so excited about it too.

It’s pepper season where I am, and that means an abundance of peppers! An abundance of any one produce item generally means great prices too. Roasted peppers that are jarred can often be pretty expensive. When you roast your own, not only can you save money, but you know yours are super fresh!

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Blood In Blood Out Enchilada Breakfast Pizza

April 17, 2015

Enchilada Breakfast Pizza
Metal up your morning with this AWESOME Enchilada Breakfast Pizza!!

It’s a hard thing to plan these posts. Sometimes I think I have good recipe ideas, and by the time I make it, photograph it, write up the recipe, and the post, the passion has faded into oblivion.

The truth is, the best recipes that form in my brain, are generally one part imagination, and one part whatever-I-have-in-the-fridge, and they come together at the last minute in a frenetic frenzy.

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Strawberry Galette

March 26, 2015

Strawberry Galette
I work for a software company in Redlands, CA, and on my commute from Moreno Valley, instead of having to take the congested freeways, I’m blessed with a journey through San Timoteo canyon. On my way there, I see picturesque, albeit decrepid, barns whose roofs are caving in from time and weathering by the elements and insects, no doubt. I see cows grazing in pastures, horses with their foals standing on new wobbly legs, orange groves for days, and the occasional pack of wild donkeys that feed on them.

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Spring Is Here and a Farm Tour in the Coachella Valley

March 20, 2015

California Farm Water Tour, Coachella Valley
A few days ago we had an impromptu thunderstorm in Southern California. It was beautiful! Not only did we get a light show, but it was warm enough to keep the windows open in the house while it was going on. The smell of rain waking up the earth is one of my favorite things. Though, I think that’s a product of growing up in Las Vegas where rain didn’t happen that often.

So, I woke up this morning at the crack of dawn like I normally do, and watched the sky go from black to dark blue, to a blue-ish gray. I watched as my neighbors got in their cars and went to work, and took their kids to school. The sky gradually lit up, and revealed a beautiful haze that made everything seem more still than it normally is. It was the symphony of birds chirping that stopped me in my tracks. It was still fairly dark outside, and the birds are chirp, chirp, chirping away. My two monitors are glowing, and my window is closed. It was then that I decided that I was just going to stop for a second, power down all my digitals, and open that window so I could hear that magick better.

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