Appetizers/Snacks · Recipes · Vegan/Vegetarian

Southwestern Eggrolls with Jalapeno Ranch Dip

I had been craving a southwestern style egg roll for weeks when we finally took a trip to Perkins Restaurant.  Back in the day when I worked there, their mini chimi’s were one of my favorite things to munch on as the wee hours of the morning ticked on.  I had finally been away long… Continue reading Southwestern Eggrolls with Jalapeno Ranch Dip

30 Minute Meals · Pasta · Recipes · Soups and Stews

Sausage, Bean and Spinach Ragoût

The weather here has been absolutely gorgeous this week.  I don’t want to jinx anything, but I’m afraid the weather wont last.  Every year for the last three years the midwest experiences their Spring thaw while Colorado gets hit hard with late-season snow storms.  I thought I would get one last “winter-esque” recipe in before… Continue reading Sausage, Bean and Spinach Ragoût

Party Ideas · Poultry · Recipes · Soups and Stews

I Can’t Believe It’s Turkey Chili!

To me, chili represents one of two things: chilly winter nights and football season.  Things are cooling off here in Colorado, and it felt about time to try my first chili recipe of the season.  Trinity, a very dear friend of mine,  came up with a brilliant idea of a chili cook-off.   She unfortunately… Continue reading I Can’t Believe It’s Turkey Chili!