First Rainier cherries of the season from High Country Orchards

July 2, 2010
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Taroccotini Cocktail Recipe

April 3, 2010

This morning at Whole Foods, they had Tarocco blood oranges from Italy in the produce section. Heard of blood oranges, but not Taroccos. They’re grown in Sicily, have more vitamin C than any other orange grown in the world, and are mighty tasty in a cocktail. Here’ the Taroccotini recipe I came up with: Shake […]

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Grilling weather is finally coming

March 12, 2010

Next week will be in the 60s in Denver. Need to clean the grill up and kick off the season by making these Pecan-Crusted Pork Pinwheels.

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I’m Not a Vampire, Just Niacin Deficient

February 23, 2010

Did you know that the whole vampire myth in 18th century Europe was probably instigated by a disease called Pellegra, which was caused by niacin deficiency from a diet that was based solely on corn? I think there’s a joke here about the current vampire craze and our American diet based primarily on high fructose […]

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