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Vegetable Egg Scramble


People often ask me what I like to eat when I am not working on recipes for an assignment. This vegetable scramble is a pretty typical breakfast/brunch/lunch/dinner at my table. It uses up leftover vegetables and is wholly satisfying. This version was comprised of corn, broccoli and goat cheese.  I also favor sauteed mushrooms, broccoli […]

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Freekah Pilaf


Day of  Honey by journalist Annia Ciezadlo will leave you hankering to make so many of the recipes from her time in Iraq and Lebanon. This is not a cookbook but a memoir of reporting from there over a six year period. Freekah or fire roasted green wheat is slowly becoming available here in speciality […]

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Meatless Monday – Quinoa Patties


This recipe was inspired by a pin I found on pinterest. The original recipe is from Spoon, Fork and Bacon. I've been making these a lot this summer. There's been no complaints and loads of compliments. It's a very versatile recipe in that any good quality cheese works and you can also add other vegetables […]

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Cool, Creamy Cucumbers


Hot weather in the Rockies calls for cool salad ideas. One of my favorite salads is a simple cucumber made with Fage yogurt. I have made this before with Bulgarian style yogurt  but this thick Greek yogurt takes the prize. Seriously thick, there is no sense of depravation with the o% fat. For those of […]

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One Pot Dinners from the Web


Keeping a blog does require a fair amount of keeping up to date with other blogs on the web. For the most part this is a pleasure but at times it can be a chore as there are literally millions of food blogs out there. Two of my personal favorites are food52 and The Kitchn. […]

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Simply Organic French Onion Dip


Allow me to introduce you to the little black dress of my pantry: Simply Organic French Onion Dip. My neighbor, Eliza, turned me onto to it several years ago when she served it at a party. I seriously could not stop eating it – like get your face out of the dip bowl Mayone. This […]

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Soup’s On: Sausage, Potato and Kale Stew


Happy New Year Flavoristas! Barr and I hope that you enjoyed delicous and fabulous holidays. After an unseasonably warm winter so far, the cold temperatures have finally settled in, now we would like some snow please. (Seriously, my snowboarding and skiiing children need some snow!) Cold temperatures call for hot, hearty stews. Lollie was gracious […]

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Soup’s On: Butternut Squash and Apple Soup


'Tis the season for squash and soup! This is the kind of soup that I love to order at restaurants, smooth and delicious, highlightling the crops of the season. The good news is that it is easy enough to make at home; save your restaurant bucks for the Christmas shopping budget 🙂 Roasting squash and […]

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Fresh Basil and Apricot Salad Dressing


We had dinner at our neighbor's house the other night. They are the founders of New Planet Beer, a company that produces amazing gluten-free beer. I love the raspberry brew. The  salad dressing they served is a new personal favorite. The combination of apricots and basil was a surprise for me and one that I […]

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