Category Archives: Colorado

Guv Hick

Not saying we have the coolest governor in the entire country … but our new governor did select One Republic and DeVotchKa to do his inaugural hoedown last night.

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More on Chiles

While you’re making Pork and Green Chile Stew, listen to the folks from Spilled Milk tell you everything you always wanted to know about chiles but were afraid to ask. Episode 22: Chiles

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Non-Recipe of the Day: Pork and Green Chile Stew

Pete’s Kitchen was the first place I ever had really good green chile stew. Their breakfast burrito is a rolled up tortilla stuffed with eggs, sausage, potatoes, and cheese, as big as your head, smothered in a spicy green chile … Continue reading

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Beans and Rice

The packages were mailed with impeccable timing so as to arrive the day before the holiday, birthday, or special event, or, in the case of a weekend shindig, on the Friday before. The boxes were cut down and refolded so … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

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Chicken and Veggies in Chile-Lime Adobo

I’ve been in a grilling rut for a while, especially when it comes to chicken and vegetables. I have two stand-bys that I keep returning to. For a rub, it’s based on the Mustang Spice from Canyon Cafe: a Tbs … Continue reading

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Spicy Black Bean Soup with Irish Soda Bread

There’s a band out there that calls itself the Afro Celt Sound System. Founded by members of the Pogues (the sometimes folk, sometimes pop, sometimes punk Celtic band), they blend Irish melodies with West African rhythms to create an always … Continue reading

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National Western Stock Show 2010

Had a weekend visit with the boy and took him to the stock show. First time for me, first time for him, but M. used to go a lot as a kid, so she guided us through it, made sure … Continue reading

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Georgia is the "peachtree" state?

Everyone knows the best peaches are grown on Colorado’s western slope. There’s something about the high altitude sun. (The whole state nickname thing always cracks me up. Georgia produces around 40 tons of peaches per year, while their neighbor South … Continue reading

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Good News for Kitchens All Across the Front Range and High Plains

Good news from Hatch, New Mexico: Green chile harvest expected to be strong. (Hat tip to Mad Dog Media Arf Force and Whirled Hindquarters.)

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