Chestnuts roasting over an open fire brings nostalgic memories of singing Christmas carols, but how many of us have actually had roasted chestnuts? Turns out they’re incredibly easy – especially in an oven, in case you don’t happen to have a roaring fire burning.
Appetizers & Snacks
Bringing you a savory Thanksgiving appetizer just in time to add to your menu! Thanksgiving dinner is the main event, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t hungry a couple hours before… especially the cooks.
Something a little different today… I had to get in the Halloween spirit with a monster recipe! It can be tricky to find Halloween foods that appeal to both adults and kids, but this recipe is great for everyone.
If you’ve never had candied bacon, you’re in for a treat! Thick slices of bacon are slathered with a spicy, sugary beer sauce and roasted over a smoky campfire for breakfast heaven.
Here’s a recipe that I’ve made for years and come back to over and over! Roasted jalapeños stuffed with three kinds of cheese & sausage are a major winner for everyone who loves a little spiciness.
The only downside to Colorado’s gloriously chilly fall weather right now – which I am loving – is that the two o’clock slump gets extra rough. It’s easy to power through that comfort-food craving when the sun is beating down, but something about overcast skies and wearing a sweater just makes me want to snack on warm,
We’re at the lake this week for Kirk’s family reunion and the food situation has been goooood. Three kinds of sliders, baked potato bar, the very best browned butter chocolate chip cookies – this family eats in style and I absolutely love it.
Today is the summer solstice! Although the weather hasn’t seemed to care that this is the first official day of summer, I’m ready to roll straight into sultry dog days.
Last weekend we went to a wedding that was the most beautiful, joyous celebration of love. This also happened to be my soul sister’s wedding, on my birthday, to a truly wonderful man – so it really couldn’t have been a more perfect day.
Artichokes have to be the most intimidating, least intuitive veggie for a first-time attempt. They take a little work to eat, but that’s somehow part of their weird charm – you have to earn the sweet, tender heart at the center.