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Red Chile Roast Beef

Red Chile Roast Beef

This is actually a recipe for a rotisseried roast of beef, because over the last few weeks I have been in a rotisserie frenzy.  I have rotisseried a duck, a pork loin, and even delicata squash rings.  All because I received a Wolfgang Puck Pressure Oven for review–and let me tell you, I am in […]

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Edible flowers

C.S.A. Murder and Intrigue…plus Edible Flowers

Cooking is one of my my primary passions, and if you follow my blog you know that I think we should all be trying to eat seasonal, local, and organic as much as possible.  Two of my other great loves are gardening and reading, so I am taking a break from the recipe routine to […]

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Local Melon with Proscuitto and Pea Shoots/Colterra

A Week of Boulder County Food Events

Absolutely no cooking took place in our house last week.  We are both busy prepping classes for the start of the new semester at CU (the summer is always fleeting), plus I had the opportunity to attend some great food events.  The first event was a tasting menu at Colterra, one of my favorite restaurants. […]

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Puerto Rico, Part Two: Rum, plus a little more food…

When I was booking the components of our trip I decided on the Hotel Milano as our lodging–it is right in the heart of the restaurant district in Old San Juan, plus an easy walk to the piers and to many of the museums.  The location was ideal, the hotel was quirky but charming, and […]

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Stanley Hotel Food and Wine Tasting

On Sunday we headed up to Estes Park, where I attended a food and wine tasting at Cascades, the restaurant at the historic Stanley Hotel.  The Stanley is most widely known as the site of the film The Shining, but it has a long and interesting history that predates Jack Nicholson’s famous turn as its resident […]

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Margherita Pizza

Basil Flats

We are in love with this fast-casual, local restaurant that serves incredibly fresh, Mediterranean-inflected food.  Basil Flatsis an order-at-the-counter type of place that nonetheless has some of the most consistently delicious food around.  Their house salad, made with impeccably fresh greens topped with slivered dates, toasted almonds, grape tomatoes, and Haystack mountain goat cheese, is […]

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