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Green Eggs and Ham for St. Patty’s Day

Saint Patrick’s day deserves more than celebrations with green beer, although that sounds perfectly fun. How about a rockin’ breakfast of Green Eggs and Ham. I’ve been trying to create this recipe for a few months. For whatever reason, it was important to me to create a green-eggs-and-ham-themed breakfast. The name was just too cute. […]

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Panzano’s Elise Wiggins Wins Again

What happens when celebrity chefs and interior design professionals collide in the kitchen? You get the 2013 Culinary Design Challenge. Chefs partnered with design professionals in four teams to produce the most tasteful and beautifully designed dishes. The goal? To raise awareness for an organization called We Don’t Waste. Did you know that there are […]

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Pig-palooza! Do you Love Pig? Grand Cochon this Father’s Day in Aspen

Five chefs, five pigs and five winemakers in a competition for a cause – that’s Cochon555. For the past five years, five chefs in ten cities were pit against each other in a ‘snout-to-tail’ menu competition featuring heritage breed pigs. “There’s nothing better than fat. Fat is flavor. Fat rules. Fat is king….  Add fat!” […]

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Stefan finishes the dish with a zesting of jalapeño. Photo by Mark Woolcott Photography

There’s a “Top Chef” in my Pantry!

  Two-time “Top Chef” contestant Chef Stefan Richter and his entourage arrived at my home last week with plans for a frozen fish cooking demonstration. Sound boring? Far from it. Five folks walked up my steps toting several Styrofoam cases of frozen fish and grocery bags full of arugula, bread, condiment jars and other goodies. […]

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Photography by Mark Woolcott Photography

Kona Braised Duck Tacos

 The holidays are coming and so are elegant holiday parties. If you would you like an hors d’oeuvre as fancy as your holiday dress, try these Kona Braised Duck Tacos from Chef Kevin Barthelemy of Elevated Catering. The shredded duck is rich and moist and infused with the traditional holiday spices of cinnamon, clove, and […]

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Blue Corn Waffle And Chipotle Shrimp From Kachina

Are your tastebuds on the wild side? Do the thoughts of wild boar, bison, and elk frighten you, or entice you? Kachina Southwestern Grill, the newest restaurant creation of the Sage Restaurant group, just opened in the Westin Westminster. When you enter the hotel, you’ll notice an inviting adobe-style wall set aglow with rows of […]

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Toast: A movie for foodies (and salmon, spinach, lemon salad)

Lemon meringue pie should never be used as a weapon, don’t you agree? This wedge of sunshine, with its charred marshmallowy dome on a sweetly soured lemon curd, shouldn’t be a symbolic wedge between a child, his father, and a step-mother. But that’s what Toast is—a movie about the trials of a child infatuated by […]

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Mark Woolcott Photography | Patricia Bainter Styling

Artists in the Kitchen – Cedar Roasted Salmon, Black Quinoa, Squash Bouquet

FEATURING: Executive Chef Rodney Herwerth — The Inverness Hotel, Englewood CO Chefs are artists who wield knives of all sizes to transform flesh and vegetable into plated sculpture. I had the pleasure of spending a day with Chef Rodney Herwerth of the Inverness Hotel in Englewood, Colorado, to document, on video, how he turned some […]

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If only Rembrandt had a Kumato: Bruschetta with Raspberry Balsamic Reduction

IF ONLY REMBRANDT had a Kumato, he might have painted this darkly luscious tomato on a recycled canvas, rolled it up like a scroll and tried to sell it to one of his patrons. They are grown in The Netherlands and the Mediterranean, so it’s possible he enjoyed them too. Perhaps it is one of […]

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