Category Archives: Food and Ingredients

RABBIT ROULADE WITH BRAISED PANCETTA
This recipe combines two techniques I’ve learned from other chefs. Chef David Walford at Splendido’s in Beaver Creek showed me the braised pancetta and his method of…

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By Annie Brown
Next time you want a little pampering when seeking out that perfect nibble of cheese or fine meat for a cocktail party, go to Cured. It’s Boulder’s newest shop…

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Recently, I was given a “Bitty Local Farm Box” from Door to Door Organics and I was excited to try it.  I especially appreciate the fact that all the food grown…

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Mark your calendars, Colorado Springs! Local Food Week is coming on September 17-25, 2011 and it’s sure to be an amazing week.  Some of Colorado Springs best restaurants, who work closely…

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It’s refreshing to meet people who are so passionate about growing food and sharing their knowledge about growing with others as well.  Mechelle and Ryan Bertollini are definitely those kind of people,…

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Tandori Chicken -Boneless skinless chicken breast marinated in a savory yogurt and Indian spice mix (cumin, garlic, ginger, coriander, chili powder, paprika, lemon juice).  This is the perfect recipe for summer grilling!…

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I’ve been on a fennel pollen kick lately- Fennel pollen turkey burgers one week, then fennel pollen grilled tempeh, and now fennel pollen salmon. Maybe it’s just me and my taste buds,…

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Cherries are Colorado’s first fruit crop of the season, and they are perfect for baking and cooking. Not only are they low in fat and sodium free, they also contain other important…

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This past Sunday, Colorado Farm & Art Market had a Season Kickoff Party at the Margarita at Pine Creek.  It was fantastic to see a lot of people celebrating the upcoming market…

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I have been meaning to share a post I wrote on my blog about my favorite coffee shop in Colorado Springs called R&R Coffee Café.  Well, it is actually in Black Forest…

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I drink coffee every morning, but lately, my morning routine has found a new importance.  I added a lineup of Coffee and Pastry Tours to my Boulder food tour schedule, and have…

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These days I’ve been pleasantly surprised with the good food that I’ve been finding out about in Colorado Springs.  It’s not a “foodie’s” destination… unfortunately.  A lot of restaurants here leave…

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It all started with a cocktail. I was at SALT while guiding one of my downtown dining tours, and my guests got to mix + match = make merry with the Cocktail…

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Through the looking glass, and what I found there…
“Well,” she thought, “I’ll eat it, and if it makes me grow larger, I can reach the key; and if it makes me grow…

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These delicate spinach dumplings are nudi, or naked, as they are without any type of dough enclosure.
2 pounds fresh spinach (to yield 1 pound trimmed), washed well
½ pound Ricotta, drained…

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