Monthly Archives: April 2011

Happy Arbor Day

Of course, Arbor Day has turned into Earth Day. My daughter Isabella is celebrating today by presenting with the Youth Energy Summit at the State Capitol. Her team created solar charging lockers for her high school. Hopefully you celebrate the … Continue reading

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Spiced Pork Chops with Pineapple Salsa

I made this for dinner last night and it was a hit, with a wonderful combination of spicy heat and cool sweetness. I especially liked when a piece of pineapple would burst in my mouth. 1 cup pineapple, chopped 8 … Continue reading

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Flank Steak with Roasted Asparagus & Red Peppers

I must admit that I’m a carnivore. I like a good steak and this one was yummy. The roasted veggies have the best flavor. 2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp ground cumin seed 1 pound … Continue reading

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Wine, then Dine

Thanks to my sister who just sent me this yummy piece of info: Drinking wine with your meal, in addition to being good for your heart, may help ward off food poisoning before it happens. Scientists at Oregon State University … Continue reading

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Happy National Pigs in a Blanket Day

Time to go back to your childhood and celebrate National Pigs in a Blanket Day.

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D Bar Desserts in Denver

If any of you watch Food Network Challenge, you know who Chef Keegan Gerhard is. He used to be the host and is now one of the judges. Every time I watch Challenge (and I watch them all), I think, … Continue reading

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Reese’s Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Anyone who knows me can tell you that peanut butter and chocolate are my two favorite foods (followed closely by freshly baked bread and wine). For now, I’m focusing on my first two to make a really yummy, really rich … Continue reading

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I’ll Have That Chilled, Please

With my last adult beverage post, you’re probably thinking I’m a lush. (If the glass fits.) All I can say is if you’re going to have a drink, make sure you’re doing it right. The Spir.it just had a blog … Continue reading

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Happy National Peach Cobbler Day

Today is National Peach Cobbler Day. By law, you are required to have peach cobbler for dessert tonight.

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Refreshing Drinks Inspired by Your Garden

I found these garden inspired adult beverages on Food and Wine’s website. They sound like a perfect cool drink on a warm spring evening. Thai-Basil Sangria – The Spanish drink sangria draws its name from the blood-red color of its … Continue reading

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