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Baked Ground Beef Sambusas

Bruce and I had Jeanne (from and her husband Larry over for dinner on Saturday for an Ethiopian dinner. I made these and Jeanne was very interested in the recipe, so I am reposting it. I do wish I had taken some time to take some pictures. After reading several recipes, I came up […]

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Colorado Gives Day Success!

December 9, 2020 Yesterday, Colorado residents gave to the nonprofits they support. They raised a record $50,050,610 for local nonprofits! Last year, Colorado Gives Day raised a record of $39.6 million. From the press release fun facts: More than 225,440 donations were made to 2,828 organizations. Amounts ranged from $5 – $200,000. 23,214 donations were […]

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Colorado Gives Day Is Here!

December 8, 2020 I am always excited when Colorado Gives Day arrives! All the money I have set aside per paycheck now goes to the five charities that I support. I give to Alzheimer’s Association, Friends of Foothills Animal Shelter, Rocky Mountain Public Media, Jefferson County Library Foundation and Angels with Paws as these mean […]

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Triple Ginger and Cranberry Scones

I love these scones and thought I’d repost since cranberries are now in season again. This recipe was inspired by the Milk Street recipe from Tandem Bakery’s Briana Holt. Ingredients 455 grams (3½ cups) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 67 grams (5 tablespoons) white sugar (I use turbinado sugar.) 4 teaspoons baking powder (avoid […]

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Potato and Artichoke Gratin had a recipe for Artichoke-Potato Gratin by Amy Thielen that I modified to make a potato dish for Thanksgiving. I made this low FODMAP for Bruce. The amount of artichokes in a serving should not cause a problem. It is also the same with the heavy cream and Pecorino Romano cheese. Serves 4 to […]

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Actual Thanksgiving Menu 2020

Dinner Party Menu from November 26, 2020 Appetizers Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms Salad Mixed Baby Salad Greens, with Persimmon and a Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing Dinner Potato and Artichoke Gratin Cranberry and Orange Chutney Roast Lamb Rib Rack with Three Peppers and Ginger Sourdough Bread, with Butter and Garlic Powder Dessert    Blueberry Hand Pies

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