Son Sean and DIL Stacey had us over for a beautiful dinner on Father’s Day. And I mean beautiful. Sean is a well-known artist whose creative flare is equally evident in the dishes he served up. Before we get to the food, why not take a look at his website seanbrownartist.com so I can get that shameless proud parent plug out of
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This salad starts out soothing you with a fresh cool crunchy base of poached chicken, pear, cucumber and bean sprouts and then kicks your butt with a topping of wasabi peas and a creamy spicy wasabi dressing.
Happy Father’s Day to all. We started the Father’s Day Celebration early by inviting our friends Greg, Cauleen, Connor (20 months), Cameron (the adorable baby) and Martini (Yorkshire Terrier) over for a Saturday evening dinner. If you remember, Connor has already been a blog star with the posting of his adorable 1st Birthday cake eating
Spinach, white bean, bacon salad with a tangy maple syrup vinaigrette. Here’s a great little salad recipe that you can add to your summer repertoire. Simply delicious and it comes together in a snap. The warm maple syrupy sweet and tangy dressing melts into the spinach, turns the beans into royalty and is a natural partner for
My best grilled flank steak recipe. A simple marinade and creamy Horseradish sauce. This is our go-to flank steak recipe.
Predictable with Hatch green chile, unique with Chimayo chile powder, chewy with chicken, creamy with avocado and cooled with a dollop of sour cream to temper the heat of the spice, this is how I prepare Chicken Tortilla soup on the Ranch.
Avocado Shrimp Salad with Mango Dressing. A jamaican roadside stand inspired dish with sweet shrimp simmered in a peppery broth.
As you can imagine after my Memorial Day fat-stravaganza I’ve been preparing on the light side this week and spending a lot of time browsing the vegetable isles. Roasted baby artichokes have appeared on my menu.
Breakfast hot dogs. A few months ago I watched Ina Garten grill up a Sunday breakfast feast and promptly bookmarked her sausage breakfast hotdogs. Served up with some country fried potatoes on a beautiful sunny Memorial Day morning was a perfect holiday treat.
A Simple Colorado themed burger. Ground Buffalo, Chipotle Cheddar Cheese and BBQ Sauce. BOOM! Have you ever eaten bison? Buffalo meat is lower in fat, calories and cholesterol than beef, pork and chicken (even 1/2 the fat of turkey). Tastes great, full of flavor, and easy to prepare! Chipotle Cheddar Cheeseburgers with bacon and barbeque