“It’s a neat kind of barbaric feeling to get a hundred pounds of meat and have it for a whole family for a season.” – Holly Williams, songwriter, granddaughter of Hank Williams, hunter
Tim Murphy suggests “over 110 recipes that guys will cook and eat” in camp such as Rasta Mon Squirrel.
Aurora is once again home to one of the metro area’s only Afghani restaurants, Ariana Kabob Cafe at 2767 S. Parker Road. I can’t wait to sample the halal restaurant’s Afghan bread, mantoo (dumplings) and kabobs with green chutney and tea.
AURORA – A head of cauliflower I bought a week ago was glowering at me from the vegetable bin. It looked like a brain inside a shower cap. I knew it needed to be cooked so it wouldn’t get forgotten and wasted, but I still grumbled at my self-imposed obligation. I typically steam cauliflower — […]
“Tip that waitress, she’s been waiting on you/ Skip the small change slap down a dollar or two”
Hot on their heels as hot concepts are Udi’s Bread Cafe, Boulder-based sandwich shop Snarf’s, and the green-oriented Larkburger from Edwards.
At Arvada’s Royal Bakery I can find paczki – Polish doughnuts – and other Euro-centric pastries and breads.
DRAFT also named Denver’s Falling House Tap House as one of the 100 Best Beer Bars in America noting: “it’s a serious mind-trip contemplating the gems that have poured through the 75 taps.”
Either that or there is an Spam-centric alternative universe that intersects with our own but only in the canned meat aisle. Maybe I’ve watched too many “Twilight Zone” re-runs.
AURORA – I own hundreds of cool old cookbooks that tell me what people cooked. My favorite volumes – the ones that tell me how people lived – are the spiral-bound recipe collections that raised money for congregations, women’s organizations and schools. Within these unpretentious community cookbooks I hear the voices of individual cooks. My […]