Polenta Souffle Recipe from Chef Jonathan Power of The Populist

Recently the hubby and I had a date night out at The Populist, a small farm-to-table restaurant at 31st and Larimer in Denver. The food and the atmosphere was excellent as well as the awesome staff. I know most of you aren’t from Denver but service is an issue in many of the restaurants here, so when…

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…

One Lovely Blog Award and the Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Thanks so much to Virginia from Our Growing Paynes for nominating me for both awards. Of course there are guidelines (or rules for those who prefer more structure) for the nomination! 1. Thank the person who nominated you. 2. Add The One Lovely Blog Award / The Very Inspiring Blogger Award to your post. 3. Share…

A Holiday Trip to Hammond’s Candy Factory

A fun trip for the holiday season is to find a local candy factory that offers tours and take the family.  We are fortunate enough to have the Hammond’s Candy Factory here in Denver.  Hammond’s is responsible for about 30 flavors of candy canes, ribbon candy and a g-zillion other kinds of candy (all handmade…