Welcome to the weekend, my associates! I’m penning this from Santa Fe, the place the climate is barely hotter than Ohio and the sunshine is beautiful. (I’m selecting to disregard the truth that snow is within the forecast right here tomorrow.) Nothing makes me recognize the awesomeness of dwelling someplace with 4 superb seasons as a lot as a sunny day in winter.
We had dinner at La Boca final night time and plan to take a look at Clafoutis and El Nido as effectively. Thanks for the nice suggestions, associates. La Boca is a long-time favourite, however the different two are new to me.
ON THE BLOG this week: Inexperienced Chile Carnitas are the right mixture of two of my favourite savory issues. It’s powerful to discover a combo that beats pork and inexperienced chile in my thoughts. Carnitas are cooked till soften in your mouth tender; then roasted at excessive temperature till the perimeters caramelize.
Oh, my candy HEAVEN. Cornbread waffles piled excessive with BBQ pulled pork and tangy coleslaw are one thing it’s essential to style to actually perceive their greatness.
Tangy, candy Honey Lime Jalapeno French dressing delivers a touch of lingering warmth that few can resist. It’s good on salads or drizzled over avenue tacos or burrito bowls.
Candy and juicy, loaded with contemporary apples, and simply the precise trace of spices, this apple cobbler is a fall and winter dessert favourite that we take pleasure in all through your entire yr.
Roasted butternut squash with pasta is tossed with loads of butter, garlic, sage, and crimson pepper for a flavorful tackle this basic pasta dish.
With a wealthy ham taste and a balanced mixture of potatoes, leeks, and break up peas, this sluggish cooker break up pea soup is a really nice shock.
Recent greens, spicy crimson onions, crunchy walnuts, chewy candy raisins and cranberries, salty Parmesan, and roasted Acorn squash come along with a tangy candy maple French dressing on this winter squash salad.
Tender pears tossed with cinnamon sugar are topped with a buttery brown sugar crisp topping to create this scrumptious pear crisp.
What I’m CRAVING: Have you ever heard of Senorita Bread? This can be a tender milk bread with a swirl of cinnamon scented caramel-like filling and a topping of crispy crumbs. I would like this in my life asap.
My FAVORITE THINGS this week are these magnetic push pins. I used to be searching for a easy set of magnets as a result of I wish to pin recipes I’m engaged on to the fridge on my cooking days. These are good for that and so they do the job with out including a ton of magnet muddle to the entrance of the fridge.
What I’m WATCHING: Fatherhood. I began watching this film, just because it regarded candy and with Kevin Hart enjoying the dad, I figured it might be good for amusing. As quickly because it began although? I acknowledged the story.
Once I began running a blog, I adopted Matt Logelin’s weblog about life as a single dad, sharing the story of shedding his spouse the day after their daughter was born. It was heartbreaking on the time (and nonetheless is) but it surely made me so completely satisfied to see his story instructed by means of this film. It’s wonderful. You’ll want a tissue or two, however general? This isn’t as a lot of a tearjerker as it’s heartwarming.
What I’m READING: Whispers in Autumn by Trisha Leigh. I came upon this e book virtually ten years in the past as a free Kindle e book on Amazon. It’s gentle sci-fiction with a singular storyline. There’s sufficient thriller to maintain you turning the pages. I do know not everybody enjoys re-reading books, however this one has been a fantastic second learn for me.
“Above all, love one another deeply, as a result of love covers over a large number of sins.” 1 Peter 4:8
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!