Last Christmastime, my husband and I had the great fortune of dining at the Timberline Grille in Blackhawk, Colorado. We were treated to a delicious steak dinner, and then we did our best to conquer the casinos. We didn’t exactly conquer it, but we did have a great time with friends. If you ask me, that… Continue reading White Wine Mustard Sauce Recipe
I’ve written a bit about salsas, and butternut squash, too. But never would I have thought about combining the two. That is until I visited Tocabe: A Native American Eatery here in Denver. My lunch was at the Greenwood Village location, which I enjoyed a couple months back with a few food blogging friends. I… Continue reading A Native-Inspired Butternut Squash Salsa
Ever had a hankering for something that you just can’t seem to satiate? That’s been me lately with avocados. Given the obsession, an ordinary guacamole wouldn’t do. Nope, not at all. I wandered the produce aisle and came up with this guacamole concoction instead. It might just be the best one I’ve made to date.… Continue reading Guacamole with Tomatillo and Tomato
Few pizzas will get a rave review from me. Of course, I love pizza. But I don’t rave about it. At least I didn’t until I met my new friend “ricotta sauce.” How do you make ricotta sauce, you ask? Ummmm…turn up the heat on some ricotta and add a touch of milk. It doesn’t… Continue reading Three Reasons to Make Ricotta Cheese Pizza
Yesterday’s talk about seven layer dip got me thinking about all the tried and true dips that we love to eat often. I’m all for getting creative in the kitchen, but sometimes you simply need a dip that’s easy to make and that you know everyone will love. Janet, a Super Bowl Dipstock Participant, shared… Continue reading French Onion Dip with Chives Recipe
Colorful layers of refried beans, guacamole, sour cream, cheese, spicy tomatoes, olives, and onion come together perfect for a casual party dip. And who says you need to have a party to whip up this dip anyway? Feel free to relax in your favorite chair and snack on this vegetarian dip solo-style.
Yes, I’m still on a butter kick. Except today instead of dairy spread I’m on to nut butters. Almond butter in particular. First off, did you know that you need nothing more than 1200 watts of power and a handful of almonds to make almond butter? And no, I’m not exaggerating about the watts. I… Continue reading Just Add Chocolate. One Way to Fix Burnt Almond Butter.
It’s 4pm and I’m standing in the Whole Foods snack aisle. It must be 95 degrees outside. I didn’t take a nap. Have I mentioned I’m pregnant? Well, I’m tired, hot, hungry, PREGNANT, and irritated by the fact that I can never find the pita chips I’m looking for when I’m at the store. Are… Continue reading Even the Wrong Dippers Make this Cherry Salsa Taste Right
It’s August, which is also known as the Saucy Dipper’s “Month O’ Fruit Salsas.” I already told you about a mango-cucumber salsa and today you get lots o’ strawberry-yellow pepper salsa goodness. Now, I’m not one to brag, especially since the following recipe isn’t really mine. I found inspiration on the Whole Foods website. However, I… Continue reading Strawberry and Yellow Pepper Fruit Salsa
Most of the time I prefer a smooth dip over a salsa, but on a hot night not too long ago I got a hankering for a fruit salsa that couldn’t be denied. After some research, I decided on a mango-cucumber salsa. The freshness of the mango and cucumber was exactly what I wanted on… Continue reading Month O’ Fruit Salsas: Mango Cucumber