This baked French toast is served by the Big Yellow Inn Bed and Breakfast in Cedar City, Utah. Carolyn Niethammer chose it for her New Southwest Cookbook. The inn typically serves it with berries and sour cream on top; poached apple slices or other fruits are also delicious. Take your cream cheese out of the refrigerator in time for it to soften so you can spread it easily on the bread. For best…
Chorizo is Mexican spiced sausage usually served for breakfast. Making it with turkey adds the healthy benefit of lower fat but gets your family started off with a protein-filled meal. Serve for breakfast with eggs and tortillas. From Santa Cruz Chili & Spice Co. Cookbook, by Jean Neubauer.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound ground turkey
2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
By Marilyn Noble
Ron Scott exploring ancient ruins.
Ron Scott, the people’s choice award winner in our spring photo contest, used to race through life. He finished forty marathons, including the Pikes Peak run twice; ran ten fifty-mile races; and even did the Leadville 100, a brutal hundred mile run at elevations around ten thousand feet and higher. But then a worn out knee caused him to slow…
This refreshing twist on lemonade, from Carolyn Niethammer’s Prickly Pear Cookbook, will help you get through the last blast of summer heat. Steeping the lemons rather than squeezing them is not only easier, it produces a more complex flavor as the final juice includes lemon oil from the rind.
Prickly Pear Lemonade
Makes 4 servings
4 or 5 lemons
6 cups water
1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar (or equivalent…
“That day in August, the Pueblo people of the northern Rio Grande and points west exploded in fury, rising up to drive the Spanish military, colonists, and Franciscan missionaries all the way back into New Spain (today’s Mexico). Except, that is, for the four hundred or so colonists and Franciscans whom they slaughtered.”
—Uprising, Jake Page
By Ross and Susan Humphreys
We’d like to point out a correction and addition to Walter Parks’s fascinating account of his travels in Cuba earlier this year, which was posted here in February.
Pedro Ángel Verá
An important name was inadvertently omitted, for which we apologize. When this year’s Literary Havana tour visited the Teatro Bertolt Brecht, the distinguished actor and director Pedro Ángel…
The city of Kingman, Ariz., is ready to celebrate Historic Route 66; The Mother Road; America’s Main Street; the legendary trail followed by seekers, adventurers, grifters, hippies, vacationers, and other assorted characters during the heyday of road tripping in the 40s, 50s, and 60s.
The Historic Route 66 International Festival,August 14-17, will feature classic cars, music and films, food, and…
I am making this delicious dessert from Janet Taylor’s The Green Southwest Cookbookfor a dinner party tonight. Unlike your run-of-the mill sweet and bland pudding, this one will hit your taste buds with the tart zing of limes and spicy bite of ginger, with just enough honey to make it pleasingly sweet. This healthier version uses tofu instead of cream, butter, and eggs. If you don’t like a strong…