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Summer’s End Tomato Salad

Summer’s End Tomato Salad

If you’re grilling out this weekend for Labor Day, you’ve got to add this tomato pomegranate salad to your cookout menu! It’s gloriously colorful and absolutely bursting with freshness, perfect alongside grilled meats. Fresh summertime tomatoes are coming to a close just as pomegranates are […]

Oatmeal Bourbon Raisin Cookies

Oatmeal Bourbon Raisin Cookies

Of all the things that I love love love about our own home, having family come to visit is at the top. My dad rode his motorcycle across the country for the solar eclipse and then stayed with us for the week so I’ve been […]

Harissa Honey Butter

Harissa Honey Butter

Yes, your morning deserves buttermilk biscuits smothered in spicy-sweet compound butter! Everyone already loves butter-and-honey-drizzled biscuits, but adding a rich, spiced hint of heat takes it to the next level. Harissa is like a northern African version of sriracha, mostly in that you’ll want to […]

Eclipse Blackout Cheesecake

Eclipse Blackout Cheesecake

What are your plans for the total solar eclipse crossing the States? Hands down, this must be the most exciting Monday of the year! Are you driving to the path of totality for the pure experience, or are you super-lucky enough to live there, or […]

Italian Stuffed Jalapeños

Italian Stuffed Jalapeños

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. Plus there are some vegetables too, so y’know – […]

Banh Mi Pork Burgers

Banh Mi Pork Burgers

This Monday is hitting me extra-hard with end-of-summer laziness. So many people are busy heading back to school and our town is filling up with college students again, but all I want to do is nap in the sunshine. (I’m only a few years out […]

Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips

Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips

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 […]

Berry Yogurt Melon Bowls

Berry Yogurt Melon Bowls

I’m loving this slow roll into August, which here in Colorado means booming thunderstorms, bright-blue sunny skies, or the lightest of snow dustings on any given day. These mornings call for a loose, low-key, choose-your-own-adventure kind of breakfast. Adding granola, sliced almonds, or toasted coconut? […]

Peach & Basil Coconut Smoothie

Peach & Basil Coconut Smoothie

I can’t get enough of peach + basil this summer, it’s so fresh and bright! Colorado peaches are getting extra juicy and sweet so I’m packing them into every meal possible. After the amaaaaazing peach grilled cheese sandwiches with brie & basil, I had a handful […]

Make-Ahead Picnic Loaf Sandwiches

Make-Ahead Picnic Loaf Sandwiches

Hello friends! I know you’re smart, independent, capable people. You definitely don’t need anyone to tell you how to make a sandwich… you’ve been making sandwiches your whole life and it’s pretty dang easy. You already got this. So now that we’ve got that out […]