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...

2015 Christmas Feast

2015 Christmas Menu Avocado Crème Filled Eggs with Pomegranate Arils Gravlax on Rye Toasts with a Mustard Dill Cream Winter Pomegranate Salad with Fig Vinaigrette Bulgur Wheat Salad with Fresh Herbs, Lemon and Pomegranate Seeds Whole Roasted Prime Rib Brandy Au Jus...

Gravlax

2.5 lbs salmon, fillets bones removed skin on 2 oz coarse kosher salt 2 oz granulated sugar 1 Tbsp fresh crushed Tellicherry peppercorns 1 tsp fresh crushed coriander seeds Fresh dill, chopped Combine salt, sugar, pepper and coriander seeds. Press the spice blend into...

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