Monthly Archives: February 2010

From Israel With Love

¬†Recently I had the pleasure of being invited to a dinner party hosted by some lovely folks from Israel. Our food was Mediterranean themed and our gracious hosts made such wonderful dishes as falafel, Israeli salad, hummus, roasted chickpeas salad, and chicken shawarma with fresh pita. Traditionally shawarma refers to meat that has been slow-roasted […]

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You Are Exactly What You Eat

Generally, this website is reserved for recipes and other tips like pantry stocking or planning that are directly related to making meals. Today however, I leave you the video below. I know it is 22 minutes long. But I promise you, it is 22 worthy minutes. If it weren’t, I wouldn’t have placed it here. […]

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I Like My Chicken Juicy

¬†One of my favorite ways to prepare meats (especially in the winter) is by braising. When braising any meat you first want to sear the meat at a high temperature to lock in all the delicious juice (but not cook all the way through). Then the meat is submerged into a liquid and cooked slowly. […]

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A New Spin On Chicken Wings

This is a guest post from personal chef and culinary instructor Kathryn Furman It’s Super Bowl Sunday and maybe you are thinking about serving wings–a definite football staple that needs a bit of shaking up. Here are 2 easy recipes that will impress your guests. Crispy Potato Wings –3 1/2 lbs chicken wings ( I […]

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Super Quick Treat For Super Bowling

It’s time for the big game! This little treat is a great appetizer that a friend made and brought to a party of mine a few years ago. Ever since I’ve been taking it as my go-to quick and easy appetizer. The recipe below makes 16 but it’s very very easy to double, triple, or […]

Bacon, In Cupcake Form

You knew it was coming. Because we’re a food blog with bacon in the title. Because everything is better with bacon. Because we can! Last week marked the birthday of Miss Kitty, a fabulous Denver rock and roller. In celebration, I made cupcakes which were sent to a show her band played that night. I […]

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