Barelas Babe's Blog – November 2010 Archive (8)

Under Pressure

I pulled out my pressure cooker last night. The weather has been getting colder and I was in the mood for one of my favorite dishes, Barelas Babe's Turkish Bean Soup.



Twice in the past seven days the topic of pressure cookers has come up in my conversations. A friend recently mentioned a… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 15, 2010 at 11:00am — 9 Comments

Barelas Babe’s Turkish Bean Soup

2 cups of dried cannellini beans (white kidney beans)– soaked overnight*

3 Tablespoons of olive oil

2 large onions (chopped)

3 cloves of garlic

3 stalks of celery (diced)

3 stalks of carrots (diced)

2 Roma tomatoes (finely chopped)

5 cups of water

¼ to ½ teaspoon of NM red chile powder

5 cups of water (or vegetable stock)

juice of half a… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 15, 2010 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

Morning Fix: Friday Fomentation

  • Union lawsuit against city dismissed.
  • Lobo women take on the Fighting Irish today. GO LOBOS!
  • Spare…
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Added by Barelas Babe on November 12, 2010 at 5:00am — 30 Comments

Morning Fix: Veterans Day

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 11, 2010 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: To the Bat Cave!

  • Pumpkin toss! Smashing crime criminals in the Duke City.
  • DADT - immigration style. Brought to you by APS.
  • Bat caves are…
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Added by Barelas Babe on November 10, 2010 at 5:00am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Turn on the Heat!

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 9, 2010 at 5:00am — 12 Comments

Morning Fix: Monday Mayhem

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Added by Barelas Babe on November 8, 2010 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

A Malestrom of Mail

‘Tis the season of stunning fall foliage, calacas y calaveras, and incredible waste. I’m talking about the dead forest deposited in my mailbox daily. Campaign leaflets, postcards on cardstock, glossy 8 x 12 flyers and everything in between.



Last Friday, we received ten pieces of campaign mail, so I decided to take note of who got what in my household. We’ve got two last names and 3 voters; two males (one older, one younger) and moi in the… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 1, 2010 at 10:30am — 12 Comments

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