Christo over at Chez What? is having a sandwich throwdown and this is my contribution to BATTLE SANDWICH. A black bean and chorizo torta. Torta is a Mexican sandwich, served on an oblong variety of 6-8 inch sandwich rolls, called teleras or bolillos. Telera is a soft, round bread; Bolillo is a torpedo-shaped French roll with a thick
Archives for August 2010
It’s been hot in Denver. OK, everyone in unison, Johnny Carson style “how hot is it?“. “It’s hotter than Billy Heck”. I have no idea what that means, it’s just something my mom says. Kind of like that saying my friend Vickie uses, “Drunker than Cooter Brown”. It’s so hot that Billy Heck doesn’t even want to get
Everyone needs a little culture, so this week we headed into the city to the Denver Art Museum to see the King Tut Exhibit. One of our favorite things to do is to attend a show at the museum and have lunch at Palettes Restaurant. Palettes is located inside the museum, is a Kevin Taylor Restaurant and
First, how about this from Yogi Berra: The waitress asked: “How many pieces do you want your pie cut?” Yogi responded: “Four. I don’t think I could eat eight.” My husband’s side of the family recently gathered for their family reunion. Bob’s sister and husband Vern hosted the event at their home in Woodland Park, Colorado.
I’m having more fun with all the fresh produce at our Farmers’ Market. Next time you’re at one grab an eggplant, slice it up thick, slather it with olive oil, grill it alongside some onions. Throw it on top of a slice of toasted sourdough bread, add some fresh basil leaves, a slice of fresh tomato, some
A simple side dish of cubed yellow flesh Rocky Ford Watermelon, sprinkled with some Hawaiian Sea Salt, black pepper, a squeeze of lime and torn mint leaves. This past Sunday, the melon truck was offering up some smaller seedless yellow-fleshed melons. The samples were sweet, crunchy and delicious so I decided to grab one. But the
Juicy burger, topped with cole slaw and BBQ sauce. This is one of the best burgers I’ve ever had.
We’re almost into the 2nd week of August and I can guarantee in a few days I’ll be hearing people say “where has the summer gone???”. So better get out there and do some of those wacky summery things that you dream about when you’re cooped up and the snow is flying. Like Taking a walk
Why am I such a poached egg freak-o? Just something about that creamy yolk running down the side of…oozing through the middle of..or swimming in the broth of any dish makes me swoon. Let’s take a look at this pasta with a poached egg and bacon. Delicious. This is just a quick post and an easy
Galliano, a golden liqueur, is flavored with over 30 spices including anise and vanilla and gives the sauce for these stuffed chicken breasts a unique and complex sweetness.