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Nutty Grain Salad

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Who feels like baking right now?  None of us!  I have really been into making new and different salads this summer; Chinese Chicken, Black Bean Quinoa, etc.  My latest experiment was recreating my absolutely favorite salad at Trader Joe’s, the … 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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Which came first? The Duck or the Egg

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I guess in my case it started with the first taste of a delightful duck egg, the ducks soon followed suit!  Let me introduce two new members to our little clan.  Their names are Confit and Marie and they are … Continue reading

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Kale and Gruyere Tart with Cornmeal Millet Crust

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  After reading Streusel’s blog post about her Walnut Cheese Spread, I’ve never felt so distant from my friend. First of all – she’s not drinking wine?! I’m all about cutting back on vices, but this seems like an extraordinary … Continue reading

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Eating my way through Italy…

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Auguri and Happy New Year friends! My friend Heather and I have returned from Italy… Happier and perhaps a little more worldly but certainly NOT thinner. Pizza, gelato, fresh seafood, pasta, nutella filled pastries, sfogliatelle!   Want to know what topped my list of … Continue reading

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Elk Barley Pilaf

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  It’s elk hunting season in Colorado!  We are so fortunate here to live amongst this majestic creature.  If you’ve never heard an elk bugle while your setting up camp in the mountains, add it to your bucket list!   … Continue reading

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Kasespatzle with Bacon

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  Just in time for Oktoberfest here’s a traditional German food to enjoy with all that beer!   My German neighbor, Inge, from a village near Heidelberg, taught me how to make this a few months ago.  I wanted to … Continue reading

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Peach and Bacon Pizza

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  Last summer I posted about grilling pizza and made a swiss chard cheddar pizza that was FABULOUS!  On this unofficial last weekend of summer, I thought I would bid summer farewell with two unsuspecting toppings that made grilled pizza extra FABULOUS!

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Turkey and Vegetable Cobbler

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  You already know how much I love the Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook, right?   Well, as the weather starts to cool off at night here in Colorado, I’m back in the mood to bake something hearty and … Continue reading

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Spinach and Cheese Egg Noodles

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  Even though it got up to 100 degrees earlier this week, I was craving some homemade macaroni and cheese.  I love that this favorite comfort food can stand alone as a meal or become an easy side dish.  This tasty dish … Continue reading

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