Our Colorado Hikes This Summer

Mount Falcon

Didn’t do a whole lotta of cooking, baking or making new recipes this summer because we were busy tearing apart our yard and hiking our hyneys off on most weekends.. . but I did come up with a healthy way to make all things gratin without all the butter, flour, and cream, i.e. this Summer…

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Salmon in a Foil Packet

Salmon in a Foil Packet

Dinner in less than 15 minutes and clean up in 5 seconds.  This is my kind of dinner!!!!!   Use a fresh (NOT farm raised) center cut salmon filet, whatever size of filet that suits your appetite, preferably with the skin on. Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper, add some cherry tomatoes, capers, fresh…

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Grilled Flank Steak Sliders with Arugula & Remoulade

Steak Sliders

Stop what you are doing and make this! This is one of those recipes/ideas I have been thinking about for weeks (because that’s what I tend to do) that came out exactly how I imagined.  Our taste buds were pleased. Start by making the remoulade so it can get married….Easy, just mix the ingredients together….

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Homemade Eggless Caesar Dressing

Eggless Caesar Dressing

I was skeptical when I saw Anne Burrell make this dressing and have been chompin’ at the bit to try it ever since and I am so glad I did because I could eat this dressing with a spoon.  I love caesar dressing but have never made it because the thought of raw egg yolks…

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Cappellini with Mushroom Tomato Sauce

Capellini with Mushroom Sauce

We eat this once a week and this was our dinner tonight!!!  It’s healthy, easy, and delicious! It’s not really a recipe but a matter of tossing a few ingredients in the crockpot and calling it good!  A few cups of mushrooms, a good galunk of red wine, and a jar of your favorite spaghetti…

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Easy Oven Barbecue Chicken

BBQ Chicken

I haven’t posted in awhile huh?!  My kitchen hasn’t been too exciting recently.  No oreo brownie ice cream cakes or chocolate layer cakes with peanut butter frosting here…We’ve been hiking our hiney’s off during the weekends and I have that thing that gets in the way but keeps me from becoming homeless called a full-time…

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Banana Cinnamon Rolls with Peanut Butter Glaze

Banana Cinnamon Rolls with Peanut Butter Glaze

After last week’s pressure test on Masterchef, I could not stop thinking about cinnamon rolls….I have been obsessing over banana and peanut butter since the last century so why not?  These gooey cinnamon rolls stuffed with bananas and brown sugar cinnamon butter, drizzled with warm, creamy, sweet, salty peanut butter glaze are worth the time….

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Baked Pork and Beans

Baked Beans

This recipe is delicious, easy, and it’s even better the next day (if there are even leftovers)! All you need to do is pour and discard the juice from the canned beans, add everything into a baking dish, top with pieces of bacon, and bake!   PrintBaked Pork and Beans Ingredients2 – 28 ounce cans…

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Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Ever since the contestants on Master Chef made apple pie this past week,  I couldn’t stop thinking about apple pie. . .for breakfast, lunch, and dinner . . . with ice cream.   So today I made apple pie!!! I started by peeling, coring, and dicing apples into thin pieces.  This is almost worst than…

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YouTubers I Religiously Follow

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Some people watch the news or read a book before going to sleep…I watch YouTube videos.  I look forward to crawling under my fluffy down comforter with my iPad at the end of a long day to see what my favorite YouTubers have uploaded.  As I was compiling my list of people/channels, I realize that…

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