Monthly Archives: September 2013


In the Kitchen with the Queen of the Kitchen

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Remember my friend Bonnie who came in 2nd place last year for Queen of the Kitchen at the Colorado State Fair.  Well, I am happy to announce, after only three years of competition, Bonnie is THE Queen of the Kitchen this year. I … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar Cookies

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Have you tried these Olive Oil and Vinegar shops that have started popping up everywhere?  I love them.  Over the last year I have bought Pineapple White Vinegar, Jalapeno White Vinegar, Chipotle Olive Oil, Sorrento Orange Olive Oil, Peach White … Continue reading

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Herby Zucchini & Butternut Squash Risotto (with Parmesan)

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Hi Everybody!   I have nothing cute to say about why I’ve been on a blogging sabbatical, I just have been. Laziness or something. Which is a shame, because it’s been a great summer – lots of time in my … Continue reading

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IvyWild School

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What happens when a school built in 1916 closes due to declining enrollment 9 decades after it opened near downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado?  A brewer, restaurant owner and architect turn the school into a hip culinary and cultural arts center this … Continue reading

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Gifts from My Garden

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I had a great summer, you? Summer was a little hotter than I would have liked but it brought me fun things like ducks, farmer’s markets, swimming, block parties and maybe best of all yummy produce from the garden.

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