The hard drive on my laptop went belly up this week. Died quickly in my arms, I don’t believe it suffered. There wasn’t any warning that it was sick. One minute the screen saver was frolicking and the next minute everything went black. Several attempts to recesitate by powering on and off failed. We even called in the finest surgeon in
Archives for October 2010
Floured and sauteed chicken cutlets with garlic red bell pepper cream sauce. Roasted garlic, roasted red bell pepper and a dreamy creamy sauce. An easy and elegant recipe easy enough for a weeknight and snazzy enough for entertaining. Please don’t tell Colorado …but I’m having a love affair with Oregon. Let’s talk some Oregonese. Our
Ajiaco, A Columbian Chicken Stew with Potatoes. Add capers, avocado and cilantro and the layer of flavors are fabulous.
Be ready to share this recipe, because everyone will ask. Chipotle peppers kick up this homemade Pimento Cheese Dip.
A mid-day field trip to Brighton found us eating Kraut Burgers for lunch and exploring a wonderful certified organic farm. Let’s take a look. With my friend Marla as tour guide, and friend Kirsten, we were given a mighty fine tour. You see, Marla’s Russian-German descendants settled in this agriculture rich area of Colorado. She and her family
A few years ago we took a trip to California to visit our birdwatching/rock and roll music loving/wine and foodie friends Nancy and Neal. They treated us to a great little Turkish restaurant not far from their home. A wonderful family owned and operated small restaurant which Nancy has sadly reported is no longer in business. We
I know, I know, everyone has a corn chowder recipe, but I thought I’d chime in with my Southwestern take on this delicious classic. Starting out with fresh Silver Queen Colorado sweet corn, I add some roasted Hatch chiles and some thyme leaves from my garden. I kick it up with some red chili flakes, cream it up with sour cream
When our friends Kathy and Tom invited us to a dinner party and asked that I bring a salad, I knew I wanted to throw together something seasonal…a salad that oozed Fall. Since we’ve had unseasonably hot temperatures, I wanted something that reminded us of falling leaves, crisp temperatures and sweater weather. Opening up my recipe database, my salad