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Roasted Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Polenta Croutons

Roasted Carrot and Parsnip Soup with Polenta Croutons

I decided to buck the holiday cookie trend and give you this easy, luscious, roasted vegetable soup recipe.  This is elegant in its simplicity and would be a lovely addition to a holiday meal–or it might be a great way to detox after a weekend of holiday splurging.  Your call. For this recipe I used […]

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Artichokes Stuffed with Citrus-Tarragon Shrimp

Artichokes Stuffed with Citrus-Tarragon Shrimp

It is springtime along the Front Range, and we have been planting as if we were pioneers.  A few days ago I put in some artichokes, a perennial plant that is really just a giant, delicious thistle.  They grow well in our semi-arid climate, and short of asparagus they are my absolute favorite vegetable.  If […]

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Chocolate-Orange Shortbread Buttons

Chocolate-Orange Shortbread Buttons

Chocolate and orange are both blissful of their own accord, but smush them together and angels will sing.  It is one of my favorite flavor combinations.  Harrison needed some cookies for a work event, so I made up a recipe for some chocolate-orange shortbread buttons.  No, they don’t really look like buttons, but I wanted […]

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Season’s Last Market, Plus Maple-Orange Brussels Sprouts

Because we have had vegetable, fruit, and egg shares from Grant Farms this season, we have not spent a lot of time at the wonderful Saturday markets in Longmont and Boulder–just a few quick stops for Hazel Dell mushrooms or a snack from the pot sticker stand.  Today was the season’s last market, so we […]

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