In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. And what a perfect way to celebrate was to be invited to tour the Blue Bell Ice Cream plant here in Denver. Barb over at Creative Culinary, Karen at Savoury
I love a Parade… And the crowd went wild with appreciation when the fire trucks drove by… Wishing everyone lots of hot dogs, hamburgers, pasta salads and watermelon So Proud To Be An American
We’ve been doing a little “branding” here on The Ranch. As you can see, I’ve got a whole new look and feel. I’ll certainly miss my bright vivid orange and green Mango leaf design, but let’s face it, I’m not sitting around on a beach overlooking the ocean in Hawaii sucking down umbrella’d cocktails while
A slice of dry-cured hot Italian sausage, dripping in a marshmallow cream sauce. Sweet, spicy, salty, chewy, sticky…a surprisingly delicious appetizer experience. Made by Paisano Sausage, a 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
For the holiday, I smuggled a car load of groceries across the state line and cooked Thanksgiving dinner in Kansas for my family. We were there for five days and not once did I open my laptop nor grab my camera to snap a single photo. I regret not taking any photos, but please follow
The Great Food Truck Race rolls into Denver. A recap of the show.
I hope by now that this post finds everyone stuffed and enjoying turkey sandwiches. On Thanksgiving day, we were invited over to our friends Greg and Cauleen’s house along with our friend Mike. Traditional turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing and gravy were on the table, but I wanted to share a couple of unique side dishes that found
I must say that even though Denver has got some great little neighborhood Farmer’s Markets, they’re just not the same as a trip to Palombo Farms Market. Don’t get me wrong, I love out little street markets which offer up a few vegetable vendors, always a good variety of Western Slope Peaches and Rocky Ford Cantaloupe, and
My gosh, where has the time gone??? I’m such a tardy griller! It’s been about six weeks since I’ve fired up those coals for one of my “Just Grilled” blogger interviews, so let’s get out our rakes and learn more about Larry over at Big Dude’s Eclectic Ramblings.
The loud-speaker instructed everyone to get lined up for the start of the race. Runners in the front, walkers next, baby strollers and pets at the back. (There were a lot of us baby stroller and pet participants – and I must say, we were the most fun section). Join me for a photo journey