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Tomato speed dating

Anyway, like I was sayin’, you can grill a tomato, bake it and saute it and put it in salsa, gazpacho, and...

Save the bounty!

I can tell you are drowning in fresh, local produce of summer — the lettuces, peaches, etc. — and taking it for granted....

Getting paid to eat

Food writing was not a serious journalism job. When I started working for local publications in the late 1970s in Colorado, stories...

Take the family

They’re back! The friends, the family and the friends of family are dropping by for a visit. After moving...

Cooking under the hood

How hot is it today?  For sure, it’s just too toasty to turn on the stove, never mind the...

Will it grill?

Cucumbers are not the first thing you think of when choosing something to grill. Neither is butter or watermelon or bread.   

Alt breakfast

Sometimes even a self-professed breakfast fanatic gets sick of the same old thing, especially during the summer. If I have to face...

United tastes

Foodies, chefs, culinary artists and food justice advocates from around the globe are making a beeline to Denver this weekend. Slow Food...

Small Rules

Sometimes I’m just not in the mood to deal with the Boulder Farmers Market. Don’t get me wrong. I’ve been a supporter...

De-frosting salad

How stupid do they think our children are?  Apparently, Kraft thinks that our little ones are idiots based on...

Cream of the coffee crop

Heifer and the Hen, an artisan, organic ice cream shop in Boulder, is known to carry some envelope-pushing flavors (along with vanilla...

Home of the homebrewed

Boulder has plenty of historic monuments. A new one in North Boulder Park honors the Red Zinger and Coors Classic bicycle races....
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