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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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Goat Cheese, Duck Egg and Mushroom Sandwich

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It’s farmer’s market time in Denver.  Admittedly our farmer’s markets this time of year are scarce on produce (we had snow on May 1st) but they are big on local cheese, food trucks and groups of really nice people!   … Continue reading

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French Apple Tart

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So, as you know, Strudel and I met back in 2007 at Cook Street Cooking School here in Denver.  Cook Street has an intense full-time culinary program but they also have classes for the home cook.  Strudel and I took … 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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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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