Slow-Cooked Rosemary and Mustard Pork Shoulder

It’s Thanksgiving week. The start of all the cooking madness and of course, Black Friday shopping. Just to vent my little rant, the day is called Black “Friday” not Black Thursday. I’m going to ignore the rest of my thoughts and feelings on the matter and focus instead on the beauty of Thanksgiving food and…

Turkey and Lentil Tacos with Apple Fennel Slaw and Honey Chipotle Aioli

I know I’ve said it before, but I love tacos! And while I love tacos, hubby LOVES tacos. It’s that love that is inspiring┬áme to create some unique taco flavor ideas because even though we absolutely adore the traditional taco, it’s fun to come up with something new. I wanted to make our favorite turkey…

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┬álife, 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…

Smoky Tomato Bacon Jam

Figuring out what to do with 22 pounds of organic tomatoes before they go bad is always part of the fun of cooking and enjoying the awesome flavors of summer through the winter. Hubby is a little perplexed that I felt the need to buy so many but he does enjoy reaping the yummy rewards…

Pinto Beans, Kale and Ham on Green Chili Cornbread Waffles

I love feel good movies with just a little sappy romance and it never hurts if they feature people cooking or enjoying food. Today, was a rare day in Denver. It has been rainy and dreary grey all day. Just one of those days where school wasn’t working so well so I ended up watching…