Archive for the ‘Cooking’ Category

happy thanksgiving!

Posted on November 28th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

We made our own little Thanksgiving dinner at home today. It was just the four of us, since Caleb is in New Mexico with his mom. After a nice long snuggle in bed, (complete with a stinky diaper perched on our faces, dimply hands grasping at our noses, and plump feet stepping on our necks […]

first dusting

Posted on September 27th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

That tiny bit of snow on the post is our very first. It rained most of the day, temperatures were in the 30’s, and this evening we looked out the windows to see we were surrounded by flurries of snow. Snow in September?  You just take what the mountains give you, I guess.  The higher […]

lemon pie for breakfast

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

There was lemon meringue pie this morning, using a recipe from here. The meringue separated from the filling a little, but overall, the pie set up nicely and wasn’t a bit watery. We used our own crust recipe, since you really can’t beat Grandma’s pie crust.  Zia whisked the filling last night till she groaned […]

salmon and goat cheese frittata

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

I threw this frittata together with some ingredients I had on hand.  I’ve made it three times now, just because it’s so good.  It’s also yummy cold the next day, topped with salsa. David ate a turkey frittata I made, but the salmon and goat cheese version scares him.  He won’t even try it.  He’s […]

caramel glazed doughnuts (grain-free)

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

I’ve had a hankering for something sweet lately.   When I saw this yummy-looking recipe for caramel glazed doughnuts at Against All Grain, my sweet tooth sighed loudly, and I decided to give these babies a whirl. Our mini-doughnut maker has been gathering dust ever since Caleb headed to NM to spend the summer with his […]