Category Archives: Arizona

Slow Start To the Year

We have taken a break from the blog since returning to Ontario at the beginning of March. We have been focused on a couple of problems; one of which has been resolved but the others have not. We are both … Continue reading

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Southern Shortbread 

We managed to complete a Bake Off challenge recipe this week. Becky wanted to bake biscuits so we decided to make shortbread with a southern twist. This recipe is based on an Epicurious recipe I found online. I think it’s … Continue reading

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California Pizza Kitchen 

This post is in two parts. First was our amazing dinner at California Pizza Kitchen in Tempe. For starters Becky ordered the dumplings.  Delicious! Then she ordered the crunchy Mac and Cheese.  I ordered the Spicy Chipotle Chicken Pizza with … Continue reading

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Classic America 

Becky and I drove to north Arizona, and I’ll be posting pictures from there soon, but on the way back, we decided to go to the famous Wigwam Motel on Historic Route 66.  We were completely surprised. It is preserved … Continue reading

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South of the Border Buns

As you know we are away from home with limited baking equipment, recipes and ingredients. This isn’t technically baking but it is baked. It is Heuvos Rancheros in a bun. I found it in a Taste of Home cookbook from … Continue reading

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