Summer Salad Grilled Shrimp and Avocado

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Avocado and Orange Dressing

I hope you're all having a fabulous fresh-produce Summer. I have to admit it's always torture for me to see my blogging friends in warmer climates bite into a fresh peach weeks before ours are ready. With our short growing season, Colorado fruits and vegetables are just now starting to show up in our markets. It's the most wonderful time of the year...I'll soon be talking about Rocky Ford melons, Colorado sweet corn and our famous Western Slope peaches. For now, and with my very busy schedule, I'm finding it hard to find time to even sit down and write a blog post, let alone keep up on

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Mexican sliders

South of the Border, Mexican Sliders

Mexican Sliders. Ancho chile flavored beef patties, topped with the smoky heat of chipotle mayonnaise, Monterey Jack cheese, Cabernet caramelized onions and red leaf lettuce. Don’t forget to start building these sliders with slices of dill pickle.

Summer Shrimp Salad

Roasted Shrimp Salad for SRC

Roasted shrimp is tossed with white beans, chunks of creamy avocado, tomato, cucumber and diced red onion. Simply dressed with olive oil, lime juice and some red pepper flakes, this is a delightful guilt-free light meal.

Prime Rib for four

Cooking a Four Rib Prime Rib Roast

Is Prime Rib for 2 possible? I’ve read that purchasing a smaller standing rib roast can be risky cooking. Here’s a recipe that will guarantee the right balance between outer crust and inner rare.

Chipotle Shrimp Appetizer

Chipotle Shrimp Wontons

Picking up chips and plowing through creamy guacamoles and spicy salsas is notorious for Cinco de Mayo parties. Why not add a devilishly clever surprise to your appetizer plans this year, like these irresistible Chipotle Shrimp Wontons.

sloppy joes made with turkey

Turkey Sloppy Joes, Is Ground Turkey Healthier than Ground Beef?

Sloppy Joes, this recipe is for an all-time classic sandwich, and a healthier version using lean ground turkey. Lots of fresh veggies make these overstuffed, ultra-satisfying sloppy Joes a little lighter without sacrificing taste.

banana coffee cake recipe

Creamy Banana Coffee Cake

Hiding in the middle of this cake is a layer of cream cheese that’s been whipped into bliss with sugar, eggs and nutmeg. With chopped pecans and typical coffee cake flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg, this is a moist and delicious coffee cake.

Braised Chicken

Braised Chicken with Tangerine and Star Anise

Chicken thighs are seared crispy and then simmered in a flavorful stew of chicken broth, onion, ginger, soy sauce, Sriracha and star anise. The end result is “make it again soon” good. Enjoy.

Easy Shrimp Recipe

Lemon Butter Baked Shrimp for Secret Recipe Club

Lemon Butter Baked Shrimp is an easy dish that will give you an impressive appetizer or a main course for two. Buttery and full of lemon flavor, Italian dressing mix adds a sweet and savory element that will surprise your palate.

shrimp enchiladas

Shrimp Burritos Con Queso for #Sundaysupper

Shrimp Burritos Con Queso. Flour tortillas are stuffed with a bell pepper, chile pepper, sour cream cheese sauce and sautéed shrimp and then baked into creamy…rich…and decadent treat.

Spring chicken soup recipe

Basil Lemon Chicken Soup

Chunks of chicken breast and slices of mushrooms swim in a broth of half and half that’s been flavored with onion, celery, bay leaves, basil and lots of lemony goodness. The flakes of basil float on top and are accented by the color of chopped red peppers.