Thursday, June 25: We’ve been looking forward to and planning for our first camping trip for weeks. Our plans were to head to Turquoise Lake early Friday morning. Picturesque Turquoise Lake is about 2 1/2 hours west of Denver, near Leadville. An every summer destination. We love the trails for hiking, and the area is
This week found us lunching and brunching at NoNo’s Cafe on County Line Road, just east of Santa Fe. I don’t know why we don’t go to NoNo’smore often, it’s just minutes away from home, reasonably priced and offers a good menu. I feel very comfortable saying that anyone can find something to their liking
We all met up over at Tom and Kathy’s house for a typical Highlands Ranch All-American backyard BBQ. As predicted there were a couple of non-typical culinary highlights that merit mention. If you’re looking for backyard BBQ menu ideas, hopefully this post will help you out. Honorable mention goes to the Caprese Skewers. Ever since
My Whole Foods-less friend Vickie, in Montana, is going to be so upset when she finds out that I now have TWO Whole Foods stores within 15 minutes of my house. It just doesn’t get any better than that. This week, our new Whole Foods Store at the Streets of Southglenn opened. I felt like Steve
Got a mango sitting around on your kitchen counter? Not sure what to do? Try this: pit, peel, sliver, place in a bowl and gently toss with olive oil. Plate and top with slivered jalapeno pepper, slivered sweet onions. Dress with a generous amount of ground black pepper, squeeze lime juice over all and sprinkle with salt.
My long-time friend, Vickie, who now lives in Montana, sent me a photo of her Caprese Salad served on her patio. Great photo looks delicious, elegant and inviting. Below you’ll find Vickie’s description of the presentation: “For my caprese, I sometimes add English cucumber to add a bit more veggie as well as adding
Well, I must say I out did myself with this one. I decided to jump on the Pine Nut Vinaigrette bandwagon since I’ve been seeing it everywhere lately. I’m glad I did – delicious. I have two recipes and decided to use the one that Michele posted. Very good! You’ll find the recipe at the end