CSA, Monroe Organic Farms and Recipe to Use Summer Vegetables

Summer Chowder

I can’t believe I’m writing a blog post about using up vegetables this early in our Colorado growing season. Hot temperatures arrived early this year bringing with it produce we don’t normally see until July. So, vegetable preparation and consumption is officially in full swing in our kitchen.  You see, we joined a CSA this year.

Spring Trip to Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado


Estes Park, Colorado, Gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. On our visit last Fall, I wrote a lengthy post about awe-inspiring scenery, the male elk that lined the roadsides and the food that I packed along for the stay in the cabin. Let’s see what Springtime in the Rockies holds for this trip.

Shrimp and Mahi Mahi Kabobs with Jalapeno Butter

Seafood Skewers

Man there’s a lot going on in that photo. I may have used the wrong plate for this shot, ya think? This is hands down my favorite recipe for grilling seafood. Shrimp and Mahi Mahi kabobs are marinated, skewered and grilled. In the center, you’ll find my Green Rice, which will be my next recipe

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