Monthly Archives: July 2008

Best Antipasto

Here is another recipe from one of our guests Steve Rabin. Thanks Steve! This looks like another great dish!

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ANTIPASTO CONCERTINA*

THE FIXIN’S

1 head of red leaf lettuce
1 six and half ounce can of solid white tuna, in oil
16 paper-thin Continue reading

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Taco Soup

Here is an easy recipe submitted by one of our guests Steve Rabin. It is Taco Soup which would be easy to make and is not really soupy. Thank you Steve for this recipe.

TACO SOUP
1 lb. ground beef
1 sm. onion, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 can whole kernel Continue reading

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Dragoon Soldiers

            Over the past year or so, we have had “history evenings” at the ranch, and I generally begin with the reason why our Dragoon Mountains are so called.  They were named after the dragoon soldiers, who were mounted infantry. The dragoons rode their horses to the enemy, and then dismounted for the battle.  The command of “Horses Continue reading

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Sopapillas

And now for the recipe of the week:
Sopapillas (pronounced sopapi-as)
Yield: 12-24 sopapillas

1 package (1/4 ounce or 2 ¼ tsp.) yeast, active dry

3 Tbsp Water, warm

¾ cup Milk

2 tbsp Butter, melted

½ tsp Salt

1-2 cups Flour

1 ½ cups Sugar

¼ cup Cinnamon

 

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Rain!

Dear Friends,

            So what’s new!! 

Rain in the desert!            The most wonderful thing has happened here in the desert – it’s raining!   Those of you living in climates such as Denmark or Germany or England, or anywhere else in the world where it rains as a matter of course (and the trees Continue reading

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As Time Goes By . . .

The new Longhorn Room at Grapevine Canyon Ranch           I guess that the older you get, the faster time goes by, and so, sure enough, I can hardly believe that we have been re-opened for a month already!  In the last letter I told you a bit about all the moving in, so I won’t repeat myself, except to tell you Continue reading

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