North Denver Sausage Company, Sausage the Old-fashioned Way

Dried Italian Sausage

This is a slice of dry-cured hot Italian sausage, dripping in a marshmallow cream sauce. Sweet, spicy, salty, chewy, sticky…a surprisingly delicious experience.  Made by North Denver Sausage Company. How much do you know about REAL dry-cured sausage?  For one, it’s famously difficult to make, one salumiere called it “the pinnacle of the art of

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Silver Spur Ranch Blue Cheese HamBurgers

Blue Cheese Burgers

  Before we go any further with these blue cheese hamburgers, I’d like to address the title of this recipe which I found in my Colorado Classique cookbook. It appeared without a hint of why it bears the namesake of this ranch.

Baked Chicken and Cheese Taquitos


  If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know that I’m crazy about food that’s Southwestern, Tex-Mex, or Mexican. As long as there’s a flour or corn tortilla, fresh ingredients and those happy spices involved, I’m eating it. However, one thing I don’t usually like are fried Mexican things. Chimichangas come

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