Fresh Roasted Hatch Chilis at The Chili Guys in Denver

My first time personally buying fresh Hatch chilis from New Mexico and having them roasted at the store. At home, I cleaned (sorta) and froze them. A long-time wish come true!

Cheese Importers in Longmont: French Bistro in Colorado

posted in: Boulder, Colorado, USA | 4

Cheese Importers in Longmont, Colorado, was a surprisingly wonderful European experience, smack in the middle of the northern Front Range! In addition to a huge selection of local and imported cheeses, you can have lunch at the bistro or a drink at the bar. Worth every effort to get there from Denver!

How to Make Salsa Verde, Mexico’s Green Salsa with Tomatillos

posted in: Recipes | 3

Late for Cinco de Mayo, but delicious any time, here's my recipe for Mexican Salsa Verde. It's made with tomatillos, a Mexican tomato-like veg covered in a papery husk. The salsa is quick and tasty, and you can control the level of heat by modifying the amount of chili pepper you put in.

Denver’s Casa Bonita – Family Restaurant or Roadside Attraction?

For Cinco de Mayo, join me on a spontaneous trip to Denver's Casa Bonita, a roadside attraction, restaurant and favorite family place in the Lakewood suburb. See thrilling cliff divers and sopaipillas, too. Fifty-two thousand square feet of fun!

My Latest Book & Quirky Cafe Karibo in Fernandina Beach Florida

posted in: Florida, USA | 0

This week I released my latest book, Traditional Old-World Easter-Egg Coloring Techniques - and the Kindle version is FREE until Sunday night! So hurry and get yours before time runs out. In addition, I present information and photos about wonderful Cafe Karibo in Fernandina Beach, Florida. This fun, family-owned restaurant serves up homemade beer and delicious, fresh food.

Crackers from Scratch at the Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium in Brandon, Florida

This week's post is about the Rolling Pin Kitchen Emporium in Brandon, Florida, an upscale kitchen supply store. Not the least of their wonderful features is their instructional program. They offer classes on everything from basic knife skills to preparing gourmet meals. The staff is professional and the instructors are knowledgeable and effective. Not only that, you should see their classroom! Here's a recipe for rosemary pine nut crackers I learned there.

Munich’s Tollwood Festivals – Summer and Winter Celebrations of Culture, Art and Environment

posted in: Bavaria, Germany, Munich | 0

Munich's Tollwood festivals, whether summer or winter, are a great place to celebrate multi-cultural food, art and music. The summer fest is held near the Olympics grounds; the winter fest is right on the Oktoberfest spot. Entry is free for most of the fest attractions.