Monthly Archives: November 2019

Sourdough out of hibernation

It was getting cold outside and I had some leftover sweet potato and mealy Stayman apples and I decided it was time to revive the rye sourdough from its protective alcoholic end-product-inhibited hibernation by adding some rye flour and hot … Continue reading

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Gujarati moong dal,

Although I do not have the typical background for making dal, the recipe for Gujarati moong dal from Naivecookcooks using yellow mung beans, yogurt and spices including turmeric seemed spot on and yielded a glorious, almost supernatural yellow dish. To … Continue reading

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Hotel Congress, Cup Cafe, Tucson

On my way out of Tucson I thought I would treat myself to an actual breakfast downtown at the Cup Cafe in the Congress Hotel. I almost fell for the cocoanut creme pie and the trout almandine but decided instead … Continue reading

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Creamy mixed lentils

I was looking for recipes for Indian food and came across a fabulous food site naivecookcooks with a recipe for mixed lentils (panchratna dal). Even though I toasted the cumin seeds too much, I would definitely use this recipe again. … Continue reading

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Chimichanga, Rosa’s, Tucson

After a quick Saturday afternoon getting into town and without a car we headed to Rosa’s for a very flaky carne seca Chimichanga with a nice green sauce and a very tasty, limey margherita. Not the most highly recommended Tucson … Continue reading

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Bacon-wrapped burrito, Percheron, The Boxyard, Tucson

After a long Sunday of biking and walking we checked out the Boxyard, a mish mash of shipping containers doubling as food trucks, on 4th AVE near 7th ST in Tucson and I figured why not a bacon-wrapped burrito Sonora … Continue reading

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Cartel Coffee, Tucson

I am still a bit jet-lagged and without transportation so I walked a couple miles to the closest coffee shop, Cartel Coffee Lab, before a TuGo bike ride to a hike up “A” mountain (Sentinel Peak). I love this photo … Continue reading

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