Simply Wonderful Guacamole

August 17, 2010.   Categories Appetizers, Kitchen Tools, Southwestern / Mexican, Vegetarian.

Simply Wonderful Guacamole

  I’ve been making guacamole for years.  And over the years, I’ve probably made it 500 different ways.  Cumin. No cumin.  Lots of garlic. No garlic.  Tomatoes. No tomatoes. And let’s face it, no matter what you do  . . . it’s usually pretty good and is inhaled by your family and friends within minutes.  However, whenever I order guacamole at a restaurant, I am continually disappointed.  I have high...

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Smoky Red Chili . . . Ode to All-Clad

January 7, 2010.   Categories Chilis/Stews, Comfort Food, Kitchen Tools, Slowcooker / Crockpot.

Smoky Red Chili . . . Ode to All-Clad

Whenever it snows in Colorado, I get the craving to make chili.  Doesn’t matter whether it’s a traditional red chile, Texas style… New Mexico pork green chile – it’s all good.  Last night we received 10 inches of new fresh powder… so I broke out my new All-Clad slow cooker and made this variation of red chili.  The inclusion of peanut butter was recommended by my friend and incredible chef,...

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Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake

September 13, 2009.   Categories Cakes, Chef Zoe Francois, Contributing Chefs.

Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake

Zoe’s Ice Cream Cake The title of this post should say “Mouthwatering Triple Layer Brownie Ice Cream Cake” Three layers of ice cream (flavors of your choosing), homemade brownie from scratch creates the supporting layers of this cake.  Enough said.  Simply delicious.  Zoe Francois from www.zoebakes.com does it again with a remarkable yet simple recipe that will leave the reader salivating. . . at least her...

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Tee and Cakes Famous Chocolate and Bacon Cupcakes

September 10, 2009.   Categories Cakes.

Tee and Cakes Famous Chocolate and Bacon Cupcakes

Tee and Cakes Famous Chocolate and Bacon Maple Cupcakes www.teeandcakes.com 1932 14th Street • Boulder • Colorado • 720-406-7548 Downtown Boulder has become known for great little eateries, bookstores and coffee houses.  And considering the town is usually named one of America’s fittest cities by various media publications, many of these local boutique shops and restaurants are organic or health-conscious.  Along comes...

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Asparagus and Dungeness Crab Soup

September 9, 2009.   Categories Chef Eric Lanvert, Contributing Chefs, Seafood, Soups.

Asparagus and Dungeness Crab Soup

Recipe by Chef Lanvert Rue Saint Jacques Restaurant • San Francisco • California www.sfbistro.com If you’re looking for a special dining experience on your next visit to San Francisco, look no further than Rue Saint Jacques.  Considered by many to be the best French restaurant in San Francisco, this small French bistro will make you feel like you’ve been transported to France. Chef Eric Lanvert, Chef de cuisine and owner has...

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