With the big game approaching and parties e-v-e-r-ywhere in the planning stages, I wanted to share this easy and very tasty South of the Border version of artichoke cheese spread. Jalapenos get involved to bring a bite of excitement to to this cheese spread party. Some would argue that Super Bowl food is just as
Ground Chicken, Hatch Chile and Muenster Cheese come together for this hearty Ranch Style Cream of Chicken Soup. Easy and crowd pleasing. Our non-stop craving for soup continues. We’re currently living in typical Colorado January weather. Which means a Wintery mix of cold, snow, grey but with a smattering of a few beautiful sunshine days
New Year’s Resolutions! Do you make them? Usually they consist of claims to eat healthier, (and this time really mean it), read more books, (and not get bored with that), be nicer to people you don’t like (do I really have to?) This year my resolution is loftier, I’ve made a vow to be a
How did it happen? Yes, it’s six degrees out right now, but I’m not blaming the deep freeze weather for our sudden glut of soup. We’ve eaten soup every day this week, for lunch, for dinner. Then it dawned on me, this Country Mushroom Soup ended up to be the gateway drug. As soon as we
Toasted hominy bacon and eggs. With shallot, garlic and thyme this is a perfect breakfast served with a fried or poached egg.
Toasted Colorado Sweet Corn with Pancetta and Sage. This simple side dish tastes rich in flavor and takes only a few minutes to prepare. Drizzle this one with a little truffle oil for a extra special finish.
Tangy and sweet pickled beets, peppery arugula, salty feta. Perfect combo of flavors …but first… I was served wine in this glass at a restaurant in Downtown Denver. No, I’m not going to name names …. but what would you do? See this as an opportunity to start a lively conversation about microbial growth with
Butterflied shrimp stuffed with a sliver of Medjool date, wrapped with a slice of pancetta then fried. A sprinkle of Gorgonzola cheese, some flakes of chive and a drizzle of honey and you’ve got an easy and impressive shrimp appetizer.
I hope everyone had a satisfying stuffed Thanksgiving and that you’re ready to take the leap into the Christmas festivities. Holiday entertaining is on us and is all about family, friends and neighbors gathering around lots of food, drink and cheer. Besides the formal sit-down prim and proper dinners, fun and casual cocktail and appetizer parties are
Delicious little Pumpkin Spice Cake Mix Cookies. Great for your Fall-themed parties and buffets. And e-a-s-y.