December 15, 2020 Last Saturday, Jeanne (from ajeanneinthekitchen.com) and her husband, Larry come to dinner. Jeanne was kind enough to give me a guest spot on her blog. Here’s a link to Jeanne’s post. https://ajeanneinthekitchen.com/2020/12/14/an-ethiopian-dinner/ Jeanne is such a talented photographer and an amazing cook! She has been kind enough to invite Bruce and me […]Read More A Blogger Visits
Bruce and I had Jeanne (from ajeanneinthekitchen.com) 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 […]Read More Baked Ground Beef Sambusas
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 […]Read More Colorado Gives Day Success!
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 […]Read More Colorado Gives Day Is Here!
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 […]Read More Triple Ginger and Cranberry Scones
I love tart cranberries when they are in season. It is so fun to make things with them. This year for Thanksgiving, I made this cranberry orange chutney to go with the lamb rib roast. Since 1 tablespoon of dried cranberries are fine for the low FODMAP diet, I felt that a few more fresh […]Read More Low FODMAP Cranberry Orange Chutney
EatingWell.com 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 […]Read More Potato and Artichoke Gratin
December 1, 2020 Nox was hanging out in her crate and I got these funny pictures of her.Read More Belly Rub Time?
With fall here, I love to use persimmons as a surprising touch in salads. Serves 4-6Read More Baby Salad Greens with Persimmons and Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing
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 PiesRead More Actual Thanksgiving Menu 2020