Pasta Fresca a Casa

As I write this, I’m watching Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations.  He’s tramping around sampling all of Rome’s finest fare, but I can assure you: our dinner tonight would put those ristorantes to...

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Beautiful Beans

After a quick 48-hour trip to the East Coast I returned to Colorado to hear endless accounts of monstrous thunderstorms that ensued while I was away.  Fearing my garden had washed into Clear Creek and was now floating toward...

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New taste: Chard

Amy: Do you know what chard is? Jordan: Yea, like when something is burnt? The Poutine kicked off a week of dinners involving new ingredients for us. Poutine had mushrooms, which I had spent 26 years avoiding, then it was onto...

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Poutine: A French Canadian Favorite

Usually a not-so-healthy popular Quebecois bar food consisting of french fries, cheese curds, and gravy, I found this healthy alternative recipe in Eating Well.  My Canadian husband approved! Recipe can be found here.  The...

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