Roasted Golden Beet Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Simplicity. What appears as the easiest dish to make in both ingredients and tastes is often the hardest to get right. Simple dishes generally combine just a few ingredients and yet are able to blow you away with the combination of flavors. I love simple dishes. Traveling to Italy introduced me to simplicity at its finest. We…

Our Adventures of Food and Cooking in Italy

I have to apologize for being absence the last couples of weeks, I was in Italy enjoying the Italian life, wine and food with my handsome hubby. I’m just going to mention seasonal food, daily fresh markets for bread, meat, seafood and fruits and veggies, truffles, olive oil, wine, gelato and always real silverware, plates and…

Sweetcorn Tamales with Roasted Green Chilies

Fall is officially here and we are feeling it in Denver with warm days and crisp cool nights. All my photographer friends are posting beautiful pictures of golden aspens from the high country. I have not had time to make it up there and it probably won’t happen this year since I am getting ready…

Tapas Recipe-Goat Cheese stuffed Peppadew Peppers

We love tapas!  Lovely little bites or small plates of food that just explode with multiple flavors when you pop them in your mouth. Tapas can be made of anything, they’re just complete bites of food, kinda like horderves. Tapas are served in Spain at most of the bars. You sit and order your drinks…