Monthly Archives: September 2008

Cows Playing Golf

We are now getting into those lovely days of fall, when the air is clear and crisp, the skies are wall to wall blue, the lakes and ponds are full and the grass is green.

Cattle round up at Grapevine Canyon RanchOf course, our cows don’t want to see it that way. At the moment most of the herd Continue reading

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Chicken Tetrazzini

And this is my recipe for the week (as you can see, the portions would be suitable for a church social) but, as Ed, our kitchen manager, said, it’s easy to cut in half!


24 portions

1 cup butter or margarine
1 cup flour
1 cup finely grated onions
Heavy dash salt and pepper
1 qt. chicken broth/stock/bouillon
1 qt. half & half
1-1/2 lbs spaghetti
8 cups cubed cooked chicken
½ c cooking sherry
12 oz sliced fresh mushrooms
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The Butterfield Trail

Photo taken by Preston Sands. Used with permission.
Thank you to Hike Arizona for allowing us to use this image of the Butterfield Trail.
The Butterfield Trail ArizonaLast time I talked about the Spanish settlers’ early encounter with the Apaches and the history of the San Bernardino Ranch, which took us to the early Continue reading

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Chata, The Horse

Dear Friends,

I have my new camera, and after only a minor nervous breakdown, much cursing and threats to throw it out of the window, it is somewhat tamed, and herewith you will find some of the promised photographs of the so-green countryside and all the water. I hope you enjoy it as much as we are!!

Rain at Grapevine Canyon Ranch

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