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BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapenos

BBQ Cheddar Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Barbecue season is upon us, and if you are still dealing with cold weather you can also roast these spicy/smokey/cheesy appetizers inside and they will still make you want to sip lemonade and swat at some bugs. Or whatever it is that you do at barbecues in your part of the world. Ours usually involve […]

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Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Well I caved and had to do one more sweet for the season.  I’m going to blame my cooking friend Lucy, over at A Cook and Her Books, for posting her Macadamia-Rum Tassies.  They looked irresistible, so I promptly started working on a grain-free version.  It took a few batches (yeah, we have been eating […]

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Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

Mushroom-Stuffed Poblanos

One of the things I love about fall in Colorado is the roasted chile vendors who appear, spinning barrels of green chiles over open flames, sending out the most intoxicating scent of charred peppers.  The peppers are often from Hatch, New Mexico, the chile capital of the country, but many come from local farms.  I […]

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spooky spider cheese ball

Spooky Spider Cheese Ball

This is not my typical kind of recipe, but I needed to do some kind of Halloween-themed food for a student party, and I really wanted to do something savory.  If you want some genuinely impressive Halloween eats you should head over to my friend Beth’s blog, Hungry Happenings, but if you just want a […]

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Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Last Saturday we picked up some incredibly juicy Jonathan apples at the Farmers’ Market, and as soon as I bit into one I knew I wanted to make apple pie bars.  The minor tragedy is that we ate so many of those apples that I only had a few left, so I had to supplement […]

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Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

One of my weekly problem-solving tasks with the C.S.A. vegetable share has been coming up with creative things to do with all of the beautiful cooking greens.  This simple pasta dish was a big success, with a hit of cajun spice offsetting the earthy greens and sugary bites of the sweet potato.   I am […]

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