Merry Christmas, and My First Giveaway


I can’t believe I’m nearing my 100th post.  To celebrate, I’ll be giving away one of my favorite cookbooks, Colorado Cache.  The Junior League of Denver has been putting out some very popular and highly sought after cookbooks since 1978.  The first being Colorado Cache. Proceeds from the sale of  these cookbooks are all returned to our

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Homemade Limoncello Recipe

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Homemade Limoncello recipe.  So easy, it just takes a little time. Look at these beautiful little frosty bottles of Limoncello. I wrote about making this homemade brew back in September and you can review the project by clicking HERE.  This concoction has been  mysteriously steeping for three months in a dark corner of the basement.   Every so often

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Shrimp and Pasta Recipes, Orange Shrimp with Basil Tangerine Pasta

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I’ve been meaning to post this for days now, but it appears I’ve become slammed!  Not sure how it happened so quickly; slammed with work, slammed with entertaining my mom while she’s here; slammed with preparing for the holidays; throw in a few parties and my poor little blog has been swept into the corner. 

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Orange Slice Bars Recipe

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There are a couple of directions I could go for a clever opening to this post using references to “orange”.  First of all, it’s 5 degrees and snowing in Denver, so 1) I could reference dreaming of Florida sunshine and Sunkist oranges… 2) Yesterday the Broncos played Kansas City, c’mon orange you glad you cheered for the Orange and Blue since we beat the Chiefs

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Pear, Walnut, Maytag Blue Cheese Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

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Pear, walnut, Maytag blue cheese salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette.  A perfect salad for the holidays. A few weeks ago, we were invited to our friends Tom and Kathy’s house for a dinner party. This is the scene of last Summer’s “Burb’s BBQ”, a blog post that you can review by clicking HERE. You really should

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