Tag: foodie

The Gumdrop Tree

The Gumdrop Tree

Last night, I stopped at the grocery store and was scooping mixed nuts in the shell from the bin when a sweet lady approached me from the side and said, “Excuse me, but are you, by chance, buying those because it is a Christmas tradition 

Foodventurous: Rome

Foodventurous: Rome

Just how exactly does one put Rome into words? Even if I narrow it down to “food in Rome”, it is still an overwhelming task. Having just returned from a week in Italy and placing a magnificent check-mark next to one of my upper-tier bucket 

The Perfect Gift for the Foodie on Your List

The Perfect Gift for the Foodie on Your List

Do you have a “foodie” in your life? Trust me … you have all kinds of “foodies” in your life. Whether it’s the gadget-loving chef or the tailgate-grazing sports fan or the I-don’t-turn-on-a-stove-but-I’ll-eat-anything-you-put-in-front-of-me consumer, everyone is a “foodie” at some level. The beauty of this? 

Chicken Poblano Soup

Chicken, white beans, poblanos, carrots, corn … grab your ladle. Soup’s On!

Cold Room

Cold Room

A cold room, or “root cellar”, is an underground room (often found under a front porch) that is built to maintain a constant, cool temperature without allowing what’s inside to freeze. Jars of tomatoes, beans, salsa, sauerkraut, beets, pickles, jams and jellies, and fruit sauces, all ready and waiting.

Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Bread

Have you heard the one about the woman who grew the world’s largest zucchini? She wanted to take it to a friend to show it off. The zucchini was so huge, it stuck out the car window and she couldn’t lock the car. Stopping at 

Exploring SW Colorado

Exploring SW Colorado

Fly fishing, gorgeous scenery, peach orchards, wineries and fine and fun food come together here.

Summer Succotash

Summer Succotash

Succotash is a hearty and affordable combination of primarily corn and beans (usually lima beans) with origins credited to early Native Americans. Regional and seasonal variations have developed with additions of peppers, tomatoes, and other vegetables. A little bacon or ham never hurt either!

Alphabet Breadsticks

Alphabet Breadsticks

Easy as A-B-C, kids and adults will love making these Alphabet Breadsticks! Their tummies will love the Parmesan, garlic and Italian herb flavors!

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs

You can change the texture of meatballs by the type of breadcrumb you use. Even better, you can very easily make your own.