Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp & Pasta

Roasted Lemon Garlic Herb Shrimp & Pasta

It’s getting chilly here in Denver…. Per my usual habits, I turn indoors at the first sign of a cold streak and thus the trips to the store on weekends become few and far between. So the challenge of making something new and different becomes even more difficult… So I went to the good ol’ … Continue reading

Homemade French Bread

Homemade French Bread

Mmmmmmmm bread. *sigh* I really don’t have any words to describe stuffing warm French bread into your mouth. It is beyond delicious. Everyone who has known me for more than 5 minutes knows I am in love with all forms of carbs, particularly bread. Who eats the last piece of bread in the bread basket … Continue reading

Nutella Cake Bites

Nutella Cake Bites

It is officially October. This year has gone by WAY too fast. It seems like only yesterday I started shedding layers and embraced the warmth of the summer sun. Now fall is setting in fast with temperatures becoming increasingly unreliable and forcing me to turn to layering once again. To kick off my birthday month … Continue reading

September Things

September Things

1. Since when did they start making limos with the Delorean door?? Why did no one tell me about this sooner???? 2. How many days until the mountains open for boarding? I have been looking at pictures of snow dusted mountains for the past couple weeks and it is torture. Especially when I see them … Continue reading

Daring Baker’s – Empanada Gallega

Daring Baker’s – Empanada Gallega

Ladies and gentlemen, after a long journey, I have found the perfect dough recipe. And when I found it, it was filled with meat. That’s a combo straight from the heavens, isn’t it? Meat + carbs = win-win, baby. Every time. I have never had the ability to perfect this combination before. The crust always … Continue reading

Birthday Celebration – Cake Batter Cookies

Birthday Celebration – Cake Batter Cookies

Remember how much fun birthdays were as a child? There were pony rides and balloons and face painting and games and, most importantly, CAKE. I remember on multiple occasions running around someone’s backyard, frosting smeared all over my face, giggling my face off because I was high on sugar and for some reason running was … Continue reading

Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Lemon Pasta

Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Lemon Pasta

By some magic stroke of luck, the asparagus at the store this week is HUGE and gorgeous and exceptionally fabulous. Instead of forcing my hubby to eat more balsamic butter pasta (I am obsessed with the dish. But I am pretty sure hubby is 5 seconds from kicking me out of the kitchen permanently the if I … Continue reading

High School Flashback – Pizookie

High School Flashback – Pizookie

I have been feeling extremely nostalgic lately. This happens on a yearly basis. It starts with me yearning for my colleges years and the blissful days of jobless, college bum heaven. Then I move steadily into a flood of high school memories and as the year comes to an end, I go back further and … Continue reading

Denver Food and Wine Classic Recap

Denver Food and Wine Classic Recap

All I can say is that I am attending this event EVERY YEAR from now on. Seriously, how did I not know about this event before?? I have obviously led an incredibly sheltered life… The endless sea of food, wine, and spirits gave my hubby and I one of the best day dates we have … Continue reading