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Lara Fitzgerald

29th Aug, 2012

Restaurants, Travel

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Community Through Food

Community Through Food “We believe that gathering around the table and sharing good food and drink is what connects us as family, friends and a community.” Philosophy of The Kitchen, Boulder, Colorado The day of the avocado and sprout sandwich (which I love, by the

Lara Fitzgerald

23rd Aug, 2012

Gatherings, Musings

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I Love Good Food…..and good company

  I love food.  I love preparing food for others.  I love gatherings, people getting together to eat and talk and enjoy themselves. What could be better? Food sustains us on so many levels. Food is beautiful and engages all of our senses.  It can

Lara Fitzgerald

22nd Aug, 2012

Uncategorized

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A Word about Raw Milk Cheeses

A word about raw milk cheeses…. There’s a photo going around Facebook that has all the guns that are legal in the US on one side vs. all the French cheeses that are illegal here on the other. I almost reposted here but since I

Lara Fitzgerald

21st Aug, 2012

Gatherings

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Dinner Parties at Black Mesa

I like to start every dinner in the living room with wine and cheese.  Wine, cheese and fruit can relax the most nervous of new party guests. So I got a book, “Mastering Cheese.”  Can you believe there is a book called “Mastering Cheese”?!?  Max

Lara Fitzgerald

18th Aug, 2012

Musings

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I Like Anthony Bourdain (except when he’s just TOO snarky)

I love Anthony Bourdain.  He is such a fearless traveler and eater.  I know there are others on TV now who do the extreme eating thing but Anthony’s my guy.  Besides, I don’t HAVE TV out here in northern New Mexico but I COLLECT Anthony

Lara Fitzgerald

16th Aug, 2012

Cookbooks, Recipes

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Who Doesn’t Like Chocolate Cake?

Who doesn’t like chocolate cake?  (well there are a few).  I’ve got this great chocolate cake recipe I’ve used for all sorts of events.  The original recipe, one that I have modified some over the years, came from the “Passionate Vegetarian,” a great vegetarian cookbook

Lara Fitzgerald

13th Aug, 2012

Gatherings, Musings

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Breakfast with some old and new friends

Thank you Michelle, Lupita  Aide for making last weekend so wonderful,.  Thank you for listening to – and enjoying! – my stories, someday to all be a part of Anecdotes and Recipes from Black Mesa Bed and Breakfast. Breakfast last Sunday:  Spelt biscuits, chicken sausage

Lara Fitzgerald

25th May, 2012

Gatherings, Travel

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Adventures in Istanbul

April 28th, Randy gets back from Golbekli Tepi and Urfa.  That night we were invited to Hussein and Mehmet’s rug shop to hear Egyptian Sufi music.  Hussein and Mehmet were, as was everyone we met, wonderful hosts.  They laid out platter after platter of wonderful

Lara Fitzgerald

21st May, 2012

Travel

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Randy’s Adventures in Golbekli Tepi in Southeastern Turkey

April 24th thru 28th in southeastern Turkey: While I stayed in Istanbul Randy went off on an adventure in southeastern Turkey (near the Syrian border!). He went to Golbekli Tepi a very old archaelogical site (12,000BCE!). He really loves this stuff as you’ll see in

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