Burgers with BBQ Sweet Onions and Smoked Gouda

Burgers with BBQ Sweet Onions and Smoked Gouda

We use our outdoor grill almost year round, and this weekend we have had beautiful grilling weather.  I grilled up some 1/3 pound pastured, organic beef patties from Rocky Mountain Organic Beef and piled on some sweet Colorado Onions from our C.S.A. share with  Grant Family Farms, which I caramelized and seasoned with a Korean-style […]

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Winter Squash Gratin with Fresh Sage and Goat Cheese

Winter Squash Gratin with Fresh Sage and Goat Cheese

My generalized distaste for shopping does not apply to kitchen gadget stores, international groceries, or farmers’ markets.  In those locales, I tend to lose my sense of good judgment.  This was the case last week at the farmers’ market when I spied what can only be described as a gianormous Blue Hubbard squash.  It was […]

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Fresh Pumpkin Tart with Honey-Vanilla Bean Glaze

Fresh Pumpkin Tart with Honey-Vanilla Bean Glaze

This is great dessert for a “grown up” Halloween or harvest party–easy to eat with your fingers, not too sweet, and a little bit sophisticated.  The recipe makes two tarts and I cut one into a round and left the other in the out-of-the box puff pastry rectangular shape.  Either way you can cut these […]

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Grilled Flat Iron Tacos with Sweet Pickled Onions

Grilled Flat Iron Tacos with Sweet Pickled Onions

Those of you have have been reading along for a while know that I rarely post recipes for beef.  The reason for this is simple: we only eat meat if we feel confident about the way the animals have been raised, and that rules out the vast majority of meat produced in this country.  That’s […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Yes, I did just post a recipe for fried green tomatoes.  Is it my fault that there are so MANY green tomatoes?  This is a grain free, lower carb way to enjoy a kind of eggs benedict treat. The fried green tomatoes stand in for the typical English muffin, topped with poached eggs and an […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Relish (Gluten and Grain Free)

Fried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Relish (Gluten and Grain Free)

I am momentarily back in Indiana, the land of great tomatoes, and one of my favorite autumn treats is fried green tomatoes.  I made these gluten-and-grain free by using garbanzo flour, but the same technique works well with regular wheat flour.  Garbanzo flour is wonderful for frying foods and it is used in Indian restaurants […]

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