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Simple sourdough cornbread

I used to be bored by bread. And it can be empty calories that tempt...

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Sourdough pancakes

Since we’re growing a sourdough starter, we get to increase the vitality of our (nearly...

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More brownies - now sourdough

Which phrase subtly means “healthy” to you? gluten-free low fat low sodium no added sugar...

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Sourdough pizza

Since the best part of a pizza is the toppings, we don’t care much about...

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Pretty in pink chocolate cake

We’ve got a new favorite adult chocolate cake recipe (though we still love this one,...

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Buckeyes

From total gluttony to relatively innocuous, we’ve been making buckeyes. It started when we were...

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Best chocolate cake

Cake 1 cup flour (above picture was version with oats, slightly ground, can use ground...

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Mexico meets Middle East

We got on a preserving kick so we wouldn’t waste a bounty of lemons. While...

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Mexico meets Korea

We planted a bunch of daikon radishes since they’re known as tillage radishes for growing...

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Fastest restaurant in the world!

We ate at Karne Garibaldi, a restaurant in Guadalajara which holds the Guinness Record for...

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Pregnant chickens for lunch

Sounds creepy, sorry for the sleazy headline. Actually, I had no idea how sleazy pollo...

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Eating in Puerto Vallarta

We’ve been eating at “home” with our friends most meals on our Puerto Vallarta vacation,...

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Black bean brownies

Can’t think of a better Christmas present than these black bean brownies: Gluten-free Sugar-free option...

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Festival de Órgano

Morelia has a couple unique annual festivals, including guitar, film and organ. The international film...

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Night of the Living Radishes

We’ve grown a lovely variety of radishes en El Terreno, but we just eat them....

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Cooking in a sleeping bag

Maybe we have to cook in a sleeping bag cause we’re living offgrid and it’s...

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Chiles en Nogada

‘Tis the season for green, red and white, so I’m borrowing chiles en nogada from...

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Grilled squash

I scratched this squash getting it out of the tree, so we decided to eat...

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Pear chocolate cake

We ended up with a bounty of pears, and we love chocolate desserts. Of course,...

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How to make brownies in a grill

Though chocolate has been in (what is now called) Mexico longer than almost anywhere else,...

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Cheap eats

There is so much good food to enjoy in Morelia - with all the fresh,...

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Patzcuaro

Patzcuaro is a fun and funky town less than an hour from Morelia. It’s an...

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Baking in a grill

Baking in our grill is disappointing. But we love dessert so we keep trying. We’ve...

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Avocado turtle brownies

These brownies are a great way to add nutrients to dessert - and you won’t...

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Granola

Before we bade farewell to our friends in Atlanta, we made a last big batch...

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Whose larva?

A couple weeks ago we celebrated Mexican independence at the festival de mezcal. Mezcal is...

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Mezcal

Between the festival de mezcal and talking with mezcal producers, we’ve discovered a few reasons...

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Solar dehydrator, 2nd attempt

Our first solar dehydrator didn’t last. The rainy season has consumed many cardboard/paper items. The...

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What *did* happen to that chicken?

(That recent sacrifice to dog instinct.) We ate it. It was good! Since we cook...

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11 chickens...but counting

Phillip puts a lot into our chickens, from crawling around in their poop to fix...

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Our favorite mistakes

Here’s an abbreviated gallery of mistakes we’ve made: We’ve been baking in our grill and...

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Corn smut

Cuitlacoche or huitlacoche is a delicacy. It’s not recognized as such by most US Americans,...

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Skillet cookie

We graduated to an all-stevia dessert! No matter which school-of-diet-thought you turn to, sugar is...

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Prickly pears

Resilient, independent, delicious, nutritious, evolving prickly pears. Not just a plant - a role model!...

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Pizza on the grill

Phillip perfected pizza on the grill when we were still in PA and had a...

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Chocolate avocado mousse

This is probably our least-unhealthy dessert: • 2 ripe avocados, chopped/sliced • 1/2 cup cocoa...

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Chocolate mallow ice "cream"

Ever wonder where the word marshmallow comes from? Well I learned recently, wondering what that...

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Solar dehydrator, 1st attempt

We’ve been harvesting wild edibles (also known as weeding the gardens) and can’t eat them...

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How to make squash pancakes

These days we’re eating squash pancakes, which means we get vegetables and comfort food in...

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Our grill

Our grill is called RoadTrip and that’s accurate - we’ve cooked in city parks, state...

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How to make *chocolate*

If you ask for chocolate here (cho-co-lah-tay) it’s hot chocolate. That’s how people first consumed...

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How to make coffee off-grid

Update After our pour-over fell to the rustic kitchen floor, we’ve been making cowgirl coffee....

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13 pesos

Someday we’ll have a bike delivery business. We imagine selling coffee on beaches or in...

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Pancakes

We eat a lot of pancakes. Our grill has a griddle top and pancakes are...

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Chilaquiles

We eat a lot of chilaquiles. Our traditional version is: totopos (tortilla chips) black beans...

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Rustico

We have a new kitchen! It’s glorious, fancy and oh-so-useable. Also rustico. Yeah, rustic. Victor...

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Gallinas aqui!

We got chickens! Phillip built the chicken tractor weeks ago. While Max enjoyed it, we...

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