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Pinto Bean Burger

August 14, 2017
This recipe showed up in my inbox one Tuesday morning, and because two of our guests were vegetarians, I thought it would be worth a try at the lunch cookout.  They were very enthusiastic about the bean burgers, and we’ve made them many more times since.  We have even frozen them, bu...

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Chicken and Vegetable Soup

April 03, 2017
We love soup for dinner at our house.  This is a one pot dish, and that makes it even more attractive to me.  It’s healthier than typical chicken soup because it’s missing the normal starch of rice or noodles.  It’s not missing taste, though.

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Paleo Maple Ice Cream

February 21, 2017
2 C almond milk ½ C maple syrup 125 g egg yolks 2 g cremodan 64 1 g xanthan gum 1 t vanilla Heat milk and syrup to 120 degrees.  Temper into the egg yolks.  Heat to 175 degrees, whisking frequently.  Blend with xanthan gum and cremodan in a blender for 1 minute.  Chill c...

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Brazilian Cheese Puffs - Gluten Free

January 22, 2017
1 egg ½ C milk ¼ C canola or other neutral tasting oil 1 C tapioca flour ½ t kosher salt ¼ C shredded cheddar ¼ C parmesan cheese Pre heat oven to 400.  Grease holes of  24 mini muffin tins. Put all ingredients in a blender and process until well mixed....

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Elderflower Cheesecake

December 04, 2016
Makes 12-13 680g Cream Cheese 200g Sugar ½ t Salt 170g Eggs 17g Egg Yolk 3 fl.oz. Cream 1t Vanilla 2 fl.oz. Elderflower Liqueur Combine the cream cheese, sugar, and salt in a stand mixer with a paddle attachment on medium speed, occasionally scraping down the sides until completely smooth. ...

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Raspberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

November 17, 2016
1 C flour ½ C sugar ½ C butter Cut together until crumbly.  Press into an 8x8 pan.  Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. ½ C raspberry jam 1 C finely chopped walnuts Spread the jam on the warm bars and sprinkle with the walnuts. 2 eggs ½ C brown sugar 1 t vanilla &fr...

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Crispy Skillet Pork Chops

October 25, 2016
4 boneless pork chops ½ C flour (use white rice flour to make it gluten free) 1 t salt 1 t pepper ¾ t ginger 1/8 t nutmeg 1 ½ t paprika ¼ t cayenne ¼ C egg beaters 2 T water Honey Sauce: ¼ C honey 1 T soy sauce ¼ t garlic powder ¼ t peppe...

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Paleo Sweet Potato Bread

October 18, 2016
4 eggs ½ C mashed, baked sweet potato flesh 5 T coconut oil, melted 1 T apple cider vinegar 1 t maple syrup 1 1/3 C almond flour 3 T coconut flour ¼ C tapioca flour 1 t baking soda (correct for sea level) ½ t salt In a blender or food processor, blend until smooth the eggs, swe...

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Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Dates, and Oranges

September 05, 2016
1 t olive oil ½ C minced onions 1 C quinoa, rinsed 2 C water ½ t kosher salt 1 C orange sections ¼ C toasted pecans 5 dates, pitted and chopped ½ lb asparagus, chopped and steamed 2 T chopped pickled jalapenos 2 T lemon juice 1 T olive oil ¼ t salt ¼ t pep...

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‘Thank you’ just seems so inadequate…It was honestly one of the best vacations I can remember.

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David & Judith F.

The horse riding was wonderful, the food excellent, the scenery breathtaking and your company very, very pleasant.

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Sue P.

We loved Latigo Ranch! It was our best vacation ever! Cabins were comfortable, food was scrumptious and the wranglers were wonderful.

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John & Jenni E.

This has been our second consecutive visit and again it has equaled all expectations.

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