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Tuscan Roasted Broccoli: Thanksgiving (or Anytime) Side Dish

Throughout the year I try new side dishes looking for the “wow” factor, something worthy of adding to our Thanksgiving dinner. Turkey, homemade egg noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner rolls, and pumpkin dream pie are sacrosanct, but when it comes to the vegetable sides, I can slip in something new. Friends brought a version of […]

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It’s a Matter of Taste: Supertasters and Food Preference

Are you ever confused by recipe comments that go something like this? “This was bland, needed to add …” When the next comment is: “We loved it, can’t wait to make it again!” Or the range of opinions over a single entree. “Too sweet.” “Too spicy!” “Perfectly seasoned.” How is it possible the same recipe is […]

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Zucchini-Ginger Bread: Sprouted Wheat, More Zucchini, Bits of Ginger

As you can see, Autumn is reminding us change is ever in motion with its golden-amber hues. Ordinarily, by this time in October, we’ve already caught a glimpse of winter’s snow, but not this year. Gloriously warmish days kept flowers in bloom with a backdrop of changing leaves and the grass is still emerald green. […]

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Fried Goat Cheese & Grilled Beet Salad | Savoring Today

Fried Goat Cheese & Grilled Beet Salad

I am a sucker for goat cheese. When glancing at a menu or scouring recipes goat cheese always catches my eye. Is that why you’re here? I’ve had versions of this salad at several restaurants (order it every chance I get) and the two things that always make it work are the beets and the […]

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Gluten-Free Lemon Pound Cake [with Sugar-Free and Dairy-Free Options]

Lemon Pound Cake is a versatile treat to enjoy with a cup of afternoon tea or dressed up for birthdays and holidays. Even better, this one is gluten-free, and sugar-free, and dairy-free, so it works for friends with dietary limitations too. There is almond flour, so it is not appropriate for someone with nut allergies. I […]

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Savoring Words with 12 Useful Writing Sites: Feature Fridays

I savor choice words like fine wine and soul-satisfying food. Word games, word puzzles, word pictures, you name it, I’m there. So when I stumbled upon this Daily Zen List of 12 Useful Websites to Improve Your Writing, I had to share. I know my fellow word nerds will understand (and thank me). Check it out, […]

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Beef Stroganoff with Jovial Gluten-Free Egg Pasta

Beef Stroganoff has been modified in so many ways it’s difficult to truly pinpoint the original recipe. Many of the recipes today are inspired by Elena Molokhovet’s 1861 Original Beef Stroganoff, The Russian Tea Room in New York, or the need to recreate a dish remembered from childhood. Over time, the ingredient list expanded to include any number of “this […]

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Blue Cheese Burgers with Grilled Corn | Savoring Today

Blue Cheese Burgers & Grilled Corn on the Cob: Easy Summer Meals

Summer means different things to different people. For some, it’s time to head to sandy beaches, for others, the mountains call for epic hikes. Gardeners are either trying to survive drought or torrential rain, or in our case here in Colorado, the threat of hail. If summer has a sound it would be a mix of […]

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Brunch Muffins

A few weeks ago, I was asked to bring muffins to a baby shower brunch for my dear friend’s daughter. It is such an honor to be part of these special occasions with lifelong friends and helping to make it happen. When your friend’s kids are having kids, the joy extends beyond the excitement for the new parents to your friends—the […]

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Summer Gatherings and Skirt Steak Tacos

Glancing into the backyard all that remained from our barbecue was a full heart and a deck scattered with tables and chairs like a restaurant patio. Few leftovers marked the occasion of friends gathered around tables under a stormy sky. Yes, rain. Ugh. I’m not even sure how many times we hauled cushions back and forth. Finally, […]

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