Starters & Sides

Homemade Mustard Mayo

April 21, 2014
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  If you have ever made your own mayonnaise you probably never went back to any store bought. If you have never made your own mayonnaise, well, today is the day to experience a much tastier and healthier choice than you could ever find on any supermarket shelf. In my house we fell in love […]

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Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

April 2, 2014
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  Yesterday I made homemade vanilla almond milk for the very first time. Goodbye you store bought almond milks, this is the ultimate! I found a new food love. I wish I had known a long time ago how easy it is to make your own almond milk from scratch. I got interested in searching […]

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Rotkraut – German Red Cabbage

February 4, 2014
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  Today I am excited to be guest posting over at my lovely local Colorado friend Karen Harris’.  Karen used to live in England for several years and shares her delicious English and American kitchen creations at Savoury Table. If you have never visited her site, please do so, you will be in for a treat. Karen is […]

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Chorizo Bean Dip from the Mile High City

February 1, 2014
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  The countdown for the big game has started. It feels like the Bronco fans here in Denver are ready. The town, or let’s better say, the state of Colorado is rocking.  In support of our team I would like to share with you Chef Tyler’s chorizo bean dip. Chef Tyler is the Culinary Director for […]

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United in Orange – Homemade Organic Cheeze Its – Go Broncos!

January 18, 2014
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These homemade organic Cheeze Its are the perfect snack to munch on while watching the playoffs this weekend. Forget the cousins in the box; these homemade crackers are way superior in crunchiness and cheesy taste. They even have an extra spicy kick through the addition of cayenne pepper. Best of all, they are orange in […]

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Quiche Lorraine

August 25, 2013
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Quiche Lorraine for breakfast, lunch or dinner? Oh, yes, anytime of the day is fine with me! I have been preparing this Quiche Lorraine for years even before we moved to the US. It is an all time favorite not just with my family, but also with my guests. Just ask my friend Lesley, she […]

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Fresh Kale Mayo on Coleslaw

July 13, 2013
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Organic baby kale is not only one of our adopted guinea pig’s favorite snacks, my family likes this healthy super food a lot too.  Did you know that kale delivers your body with one of the highest doses of Vitamin K, A, and E? I often mix kale in salads or prepare a kale frittata, […]

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Fig Tart with Prosciutto, Blue Cheese & Basil

July 7, 2013
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Have you ever eaten  a fresh fig directly from a fig tree? Growing up in the Palatinate in Germany, I was very spoiled on fresh local produce. The Palatinate region has a fabulous climate and figs grow very well there, since they like it warm. Unfortunately not here in Colorado, where the climate is just […]

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Kaiserrolls with Poppy Seeds – Mohnbrötchen

May 6, 2013
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Hamburgers were on the menu the other night and I wanted to bake my own hamburger buns this time. To me the store bought ones always look pretty sad. These Kaiserrolls with poppy seeds were very easy to prepare. I got the inspiration from Linda, That Skinny Chick can bake. Mine are not as pretty […]

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Springy Pea Cakes

April 10, 2013
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If spring won’t come to use, we will just go and get it ourselves. That is the motto of the week at my house, especially after waking up to balmy 1°F (- 17 °C) this morning. What can I say? Springy pea cakes exceeded our expectations. I prepared them for my kids as a healthy […]

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