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El Verde Bowl

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Strudel and I decided to do something a little different for December.  In years past, during this month you’d see us post our favorite holiday recipes, like that which brought us together, Chocolate Babka or Cheesy Flaky Rolls.  This December … Continue reading

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Ricky’s Lucky Nuts and a Giveaway!

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I didn’t want this month of salt and pepper to go by without telling you about these awesome peanuts I just discovered!  I was at the Museum of Nature and Science in Denver last weekend and desperately needed a snack.  I … Continue reading

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Yak and Zoodles

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Strudel and I decided “go-to” meals would be fun this month.  When I think of “go-to” meals I think of simple.  I spend part of my Sundays prepping food for the week, this way when I come home from work … Continue reading

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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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Chocolate Cherry Coconut Cookies

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It’s here again, the Great Cookie Swap!  This is my third year participating and I loved this one as much as 2011 and 2012!  I think this is my best creation yet!

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Bacon Fries

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I try so hard to make good food choices! BUT, how can I possibly resist eating Bacon Fries out of a festively decorated food truck?!

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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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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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Quick Sourdough Biscuits

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My sourdough starter has been sitting in my fridge getting a little funky.  That’s the great thing about a starter, it look a little gray but it tastes great! My basement flooded last month and it’s kept me pretty busy.  … Continue reading

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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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