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Okay, friends…it’s been awhile since I’ve posted any recipes. ¬†And as I promised earlier this week, I’ve finally been home long enough to not only cook/bake, but to also take pictures and write about them ūüėÄ ¬†Not only have I been home for a few days now, but I’ll be home for several days. ¬†As it turns out…we think Cade has the chicken pox. ¬†However, it’s the strangest chicken pox I’ve ever seen. ¬†Monday was one heck of day with me finding out that I have Morton’s Neuroma in my foot due to limping from the sprained toe. ¬†Can we say insult to injury?! ¬†I have a date with the podiatrist in July to get a cortisone shot…no good. ¬†And then I had our family doctor give Cade a once over because of a rash he had developed. ¬†He was perplexed and sent us to a dermatologist. ¬†The dermatologist was 90% sure it was chicken pox, but, like me, thought it was very strange version of it. ¬†Because of being perplexed, he not only did a culture, but also a biopsy – which ended with Cade getting a shot and stitches. ¬†It was all very stressful. ¬†And now we have to wait until, at the very soonest, Thursday, to hear the results of what he has but they are treating him as if it is chicken pox. ¬†Which means we are quarantined for 7-10 days. ¬†And in the meantime….he’s rash is getting worse. And it’s all over his body. ¬†All. over. his. body. ¬† Thankfully, he’s not sick in any other way and it’s only minimally itchy. ¬†I’ll spare you any pictures or details or descriptions.

Let’s move on to some happier thoughts. ¬†Like something cold and fresh and tangy and just the right amount of heat. ¬†Add some tortilla chips or a taco or a fajita, and you’re in summer heaven.

Shara’s Salsa

  • 2 15oz cans tomatoes (or 1 can & 2 large fresh tomatoes)
  • 1/8-1/4 of a red onion
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 dashes tobasco sauce or crushed red pepper flakes or jalapenos (something to add heat), ¬†to your liking
  • 1 large handful of fresh cilantro

Blend all in blender or food processor.  Serve with tortilla chips.

And for something different, I added some corn to a small batch of the salsa.  I had some left over cooked corn on the cob, so I cut it off the cob and threw some in.  Oh boy, was this delish!!!!!

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