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I Dream of Chicken Cakes

I have no idea when I may have first had chicken cakes. All I know is that, just like their crabby cousins, one bite was enough to sell me. For years my favorite brunch item was the Zippy Cake (image above) served by a local restaurant — a delicious meal made up of a crispy […]

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Fabulous Fall Colors, Fantastic Fall Vegetables

We’re knee deep in Autumn; by now the leaves have changed to a rainbow of colors and are falling all around us. Halloween brought critters in costume, marching through piles of leaves and pumpkins, and wandering away full of sugar. It’s my favorite time of year for many reasons, but not the least of which […]

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Party With Some Peaches

“Palisade is the peach capital of Colorado,” tells the Palisade Chamber of Commerce website. But beyond peaches, you can also find apricots, okra, plums, honey, and wine. Oh yes. Palisade is the promised land for lovers of fresh fruits, vegetables, and winos alike. So, to pay homage to the Presidents of the United States of […]

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Domo Arigato Mister Risotto

I was craving some warm, comforting flavors and here’s what I came up with. Prosciutto is like ham’s fancy cousin (which makes it closely related to our good friend bacon) and is one of those meats that “plays well with others” and can be easily added to many dishes. Risotto is equally versatile and can […]

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