Tacos al Pastor

Tacos al Pastor

It seems like Tacos al Pastor are everywhere lately…my favorite little taco joint here in Denver has them on the menu…Rick Bayless sent over a recipe via his newsletter…Food and Wine Magazine talked about them in their taco truck article…Gourmet Magazine referenced another Denver Mexican restaurant with Tacos al Pastor as a “must order”. So it

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I Heart Tony’s

Tony's Market

As you know, I’ve self-banned myself from any markets, gourmet food or specialty stores, and farmer’s markets until I use up some of the stockpile in my pantry and on my refrigerator door. That lasted exactly 4 days,  16 hours and 12 minutes.  My favorite Specialty Food and Meat Market, Tony’s  had a “Local” event yesterday, featuring Colorado

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Lemon Refrigerator Cake with Pink Lemonade Glaze

Lemon cake

Look how moist..and lemony. Chris over at Nibble Me This recently noted that you didn’t see many desserts on his site because he really doesn’t like desserts that much. Same here. I don’t think I have a sweet tooth in my head, but give me a bag of potato chips….oh, don’t get me wrong, there are desserts that are absolutely

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Noodles with Sauteed Shrimp and Cilantro

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I swear, I should never be allowed to go to any grocery story, farmer’s market or specialty market unsupervised. You might as well throw in convenience stores. I’m sure I could find some gourmet fake orange cheese product that I couldn’t live without. Still trying to work out of the pantry to use up some of my

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Spicy Chicken and Peach Kabobs

Peach and Chicken Kabobs

I’m kabob-inspired after reading over a week’s worth of ridiculously good-looking kabob creations over at Sippity Sup.  That’s right, Greg has been offering up a daily dose of skewered treats.  This is not one of Greg’s creations. This is my very own which I should  really name “Freeloader Kabobs”.  With my base of chicken breasts, onions and peaches, I reached for

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