Honey Glazed Grilled Starfruit Chicken

Starfruit you wonder? Yes! You can grow starfruit in the Southwest, although it is not native to the area. Watermelons aren’t native either, and yet the Native peoples embraced growing this luscious fruit and have developed a number of cultivars found no where else on earth. So, while many of our posts feature Southwest wild harvested or home grown products, every so often we offer products that many of our readers may have to forage from Southwest supermarkets, or from their yard. Succulent Starfruit Starfruit (Averrhoa carambola) is a short […]

Rabbit with Safflower Sauce

There are so many flavors and ways to use various spices and herbs – some of them unusual, like safflower. In this weeks post Monica King shared how to make a basic white sauce or gravy and how to bump it up a few notches with some exotic safflower. Let’s Trade! Back in April, I (Monica King), received a call concerning bees in a rafter that the homeowner wanted safely removed. Upon arrival I found a small hive established itself in the corner of their roof. Setting my equipment up […]

Tuna Crunch Dip

Easy and tasty – here is one way to turn a simple can of tuna into a satisfying summer meal. Avoid the scourge and money pit of purchasing fast food. Food Building Blocks This tuna dip is especially handy after a long day when it is too easy to make poor food choices. Protein, carbohydrates, and some healthy fats – all the building blocks your body needs for health. Also some fiber to keep your intestines working well. And they keep telling us to try to eat fish once a […]