Feasting on Leftovers

Lara Fitzgerald

18th Jun, 2014

Musings

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Feasting on Leftovers

I just looked in my refrigerator for something to eat and realized there’s nothing in there but take out containers.  Me, a chef and there’s nothing in there that I made. I have oils, salts, spices, flours.  I have specialty pans, tools, mixers and knives. 

Lara Fitzgerald

23rd Jan, 2014

Gatherings, Musings, Restaurants

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Happiness is…..

I’m sitting here at Jambo’s in Santa Fe, an African/Caribbean café and I’m taking pictures of the beautiful food. I’m inhaling the aroma of all the beautiful spices and drinking a South African white wine called Goats Do Roam. Even if it’s got a really

Lara Fitzgerald

23rd Sep, 2012

How To, Musings

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A Little Flame on the Edge of Your Apple

This year has been a bountiful fruit year here in northern New Mexico. There were wild plums and peaches in abundance earlier in the summer.  Red Mountain Café featured sand plum muffins (apparently that’s what some people call wild plums here).  There’s lots of canning,

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

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

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