Slow Cooker Cooking: Cubano Sliders

It is another addition to the hotel cooking series using the slow cooker. This addition brings a slow cooker version of the famous Cubano in the form of a slider. Version being the keyword, because while being completely yummy this version does not compare to the beautiful Cubanos I have had in Florida. It came…

Greek Turkey Burger with Fingerling “Fries”

After watching an episode of Recipe Rehab (a show that challenges two chefs to take a normal recipe and makes it over into still yummy but much healthier), I decided I would give the challenge of the day a try. They made over the fatty takeout cheeseburger and fries, equaling 1470 calories, 63 grams of…

Lean and Light Sloppy Joes

I just love looking at all the beautiful pictures in the holiday editions of Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and the many others that appear in the mail this time of year. And let’s not even get started on my FoodGawker looking. At this point I’m surprised that I’m not already gaining weight just from…

Broccoli and Cheese Soup – Panera Bread Style

We finally got our first serious snowstorm of this winter over the weekend here in Denver.  Something to help us out with the drought we’re already in and work on keeping the fires down this summer.  It was actually one of those perfect snowstorms because it came in over the weekend and we had no…