The Bee Keepers Ball

The Bee Keepers Ball

“She was passionate about cooking and in love with the idea of creating a place for other dreamers to come and learn the culinary arts.” The Beekeeper’s Ball, Susan Wiggs 2014. In all fairness, I was drawn to this book after reading on the back cover the main...

Ah….Thai Peanut Sauce!

Ah….Thai Peanut Sauce!

Do you want to know what is stupid good?  (I don’t care for the term stupid – it’s actually prohibited in our home but I am quoting one of my students here). Thai Peanut Sauce. Ah, Thai Peanut Sauce.  Not only it is irresistible and totally worthy of eating right out...

Do the Twist

Do the Twist

Remember the Play-Doh Fuzzy Pumper Barber and Beauty Shop crazy hair growing set from the 1970's?   Well, after two years of collecting dust on the shelf, I finally whipped out my spiralizer and flashed back to the 70's while making zucchini noodles.  Fun times! ...

Side in a Snap

Side in a Snap

It was discussed, but we never quite committed to attend the after school BBQ at my daughter’s elementary school as we have two kids; one in middle and one in elementary.  Commitments can be challenging sometimes.  When my husband is around, we divide and conquer. ...

Waffles or Pancakes

Waffles or Pancakes

I don’t remember having flap jacks or waffles growing up, they just weren’t mom’s thing. Eggs were our go to breakfast routine. Dad recalls growing up with crushed pineapple waffles that my great grandpa ate by the stack and struggled to share. I am sure you will see...

Garbage Pizza

Garbage Pizza

Here is the link to my food column this week in the Daily Sentinel. Enjoy!http://www.gjsentinel.com/lifestyle/articles/garbage-pizza-sometimes-the-best-pizza-ingredients   LET'S GET COOKING!...

Simply Asparagus

Simply Asparagus

During this morning’s hike there was no doubt that spring was in the air.  The air was crisp, the sun was bold and there was trace evidence of warmth among the dirt and rocks.  After the hike, I ran into the market to grab a few items and what do I see front and...

Fresh Herbs

Fresh Herbs

It’s February and according to the little fuzzy fellow we are in for another six more weeks of winter. However I don’t think we experienced the first six weeks of winter this season. I visited my herb garden today only to find more signs of spring. My rosemary is lush...

Favorite “Oldies but Goodies”

We all have routines in the kitchen which tend to include the “go to” meals that can be considered last resort, quick, or so familiar that it takes no mental energy to throw together.  In our house I would have to say that pasta and burritos fall into that...

Culinary Reads

Culinary Reads

You may have seen, heard or read some of the hype surrounding the One Book, One Mesa County book selection this year. If not, you should look in to it. I was excited to hear that the book for 2016 was a culinary read — “Kitchens of the Great Midwest” by J. Ryan...

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