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Cooking with Green Pumpkin Seeds – Pepitas


Green pumpkin seeds, also called pepitas, are really wonderful and versatile. When you roast them in a skillet, they pop. With a little salt and pepper, they are great to eat. A favorite at parties, I  sometimes add spices, like ground cumin and coriander, while they are roasting.  Being a seed, pepitas contain lots of […]

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Super Macho Nachos


No matter what your favorite sport; nachos are perfect for game day/race day fare.  I worked on this recipe last year.  It was definitely developed with men in mind, thus the recipe name.  It is full of meat, cheese and hot peppers.  Bring it on! Super Macho Nachos 14 cup finely chopped onion 1/2 pound […]

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How to Dress Up a Cheese Plate, III


I love to include marinated goat cheese on my cheese plates. Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy here in Boulder makes an exceptional one but it is a little pricey (with good reason as the ingredients are very high quality). The good news is that marinated goat cheese is remarkably easy to make. It only takes a few days for […]

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Easy, Elegant Fish


While technically not a gadget, my Romertopf clay pot cooker for fish makes its way out of the cupboard when the weather starts to get cool and a dash across the yard to the grill is not quite as appealing as it was during the summer months. While it takes a little forethought, the results […]

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Deborah Madison- Vegetarianista!


  As one of the founding chefs of the venerable Greens restaurant in San Francisco, Deborah Madison along with Edward Epse Brown and Annie Somerville, elevated vegetarian food to cuisine. With eight cookbooks under her belt, it’s hard to pick a favorite but Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone is truly an inspired work. Faced with an abundance of eggplant, […]

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Late Harvest Rocky Mountain Dinner

Late Harvest Rocky Mountain Dinner

My husband landed these rainbow trouts in Castle Creek. Fish doesn’t need much when it is fresh from the river. Season fish with a little salt and pepper and a touch of cornmeal.  Add some butter to a hot skillet, cook until golden then turn to finish cooking and you’ll have yourself a nice delicate protein.  After […]

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