Archive for the ‘Recipes’ Category


Fruition Farms

It has been one week since my colleague Laurie Smith and I launched our new joint on-line venture The Urban Almanac and the reaction has exceeded our expectations!  If you have not already gone on the site and subscribed please join us! It is free and every few weeks we will send you via e-mail […]


Vanilla Raised Doughnuts!

My family is crazy about doughnuts!  My daughter has asked for doughnuts on her birthday for as long as I can remember and she and my husband regularly sneak out on Saturday mornings to satisfy the their craving.  I found this recipe among my tear outs from last year and decided to give it a […]


Asparagus Soup with Parmesan Shortbread Coins

Spring has sprung and so has my herb garden.  One herb that has come back with a vengeance is Tarragon!  I love this herb and am always looking for recipes that I can use it in.  I found this recipe among my many “tear outs” and tried it out on a friend at lunch this […]


Green Chili Stew

A week or so ago a friend called me asking if I had a good green chili recipe.  For as much as I LOVE green chili I only had one recipe to offer her.  It is actually a recipe for “Green Chili Stew” and I had not made it in a year or so.  I […]


Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Today was our last farmers market of the year at the school where I am a garden volunteer.  The 5th graders picked all the pumpkins from our pumpkin patch on Monday morning and today we sold them to raise money for the garden.  Seeing all the beautiful pie pumpkins started me thinking of my favorite […]


Green bean salad with mustard crema

I found the most wonderful green bean recipe in Cooking Light  last year.  Between my garden and my dads garden we end up eating a lot of green beans in the summer. It is always great to find new and easy ways to prepare them.   This recipe came from Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson of Frasca in […]


Heirloom Pico de gallo

       We have had a nice shot of really hot weather in Denver this week and my tomatoes are finally ripening!  Of course they are ripening all at once so we are having to find a lot of uses for them.  This week I had friends coming to the house for margaritas and […]

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