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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Green Beans Bolognese. A long simmer in smoked bacon and chicken broth finishes these green beans with a caramelized goodness.
Our last camping trip took us to Moraine Park in majestic Rocky Mountain National Park. Located about 2 1/2 hours northwest of Denver, we’re truly lucky to have such a beautiful and sought after vacation spot so close to home. To get to RMNP we head north out of Denver to Loveland then turn west through
I come by my love of cooking honestly, as my mom and her two sisters were constantly whipping up some of the best country cooking you can imagine when I was growing up on the farm in Kansas. Then gathering us all together around a long buffet table of dish after casserole dish of food, we’d eat
Can you tell I like some eggs with my pepper? Three eggs, three dashes coarse ground pepper, a dash of salt, a sprinkling of fresh lemon thyme from the garden and about a tablespoon of cream… ready to be turned into an omelette. Do you eat breakfast? Or are you one of those “I can’t eat in the morning…I
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
Watermelon, can you imagine a summer picnic without it? I remember as a kid mom giving us big old slices of juicy watermelon and making us eat it outside so we wouldn’t make a mess in the house. So juicy you’d have to lean forward to eat it so it wouldn’t run down your arms
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
Love the combination of flavors here. The salty citrus combined with the cilantro and the sweet shrimp work well here. And the addition of red pepper flakes really BAM it up. Take a look: Sweet and Spicy Shrimp and Noodles Author: www.highlandsranchfoodie.com Print Ingredients ½ pound noodles of your choice, (I used flat egg noodles) ¼ C.
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