Blog Archives

NIBBLES: Sausage potato stuffing ritual connects generations and cultures

NIBBLES: Sausage potato stuffing ritual connects generations and cultures

“Pie is home. People always come home”

Thanksgiving Countdown: Three classic single-crust pies ...with a twist

Thanksgiving Countdown: Three classic single-crust pies …with a twist

The second pumpkin pie twist adds dark chocolate and the third is a coconut custard pie accented with orange.

Nibbles: Finding fresh eatery info requires reading, clicking and serious tasting

Nibbles: Finding fresh eatery info requires reading, clicking and serious tasting

I tried shredded pork shoulder marinated in citrus juice and achiote and oven roasted in banana leaves.

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

BLOG: Colorado Pie Update includes new pie shop, pie classes, pie contest, pie words

AURORA – As I reported in Nibbles this week, as a person of the pie persuasion I was thrilled to witness the opening of a new bakery devoted strictly to pie. Just in time for Thanksgiving, the cozy Humble Pie …

Food Calendar: Debut Festivus ale tasting to light up holiday season

Food Calendar: Debut Festivus ale tasting to light up holiday season

Besides Halloween, here are five great days to celebrate this week: Pumpkin Day (Oct. 26), Mince Meat Pie Day (Oct. 26), National Potato Day (Oct. 27), Wild Foods Day (Oct. 28) and National Candy Corn Day (Oct. 30).

Colorado Food Blog: Pie-A-Palooza celebrates state's beer & pie fame

Colorado Food Blog: Pie-A-Palooza celebrates state’s beer & pie fame

Beer and pie. Both include some of the same basic ingredients, many homebrewers are also pie lovers, and Colorado has played a significant role in the history of craft brewing as well as American pie. In fact, Boulder’s Charlie Papazian, …

Colorado Food Blog: Picking the top pie palaces in the nation

Colorado Food Blog: Picking the top pie palaces in the nation

http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshows/food-and-wines-favorite-places-for-pie I love lists like this the one in Food & Wine that purports to list the great pie shops of America. However, I hate this list because it inexplicably ignores Colorado’s stellar pie places like the Walnut Cafe in …

Colorado Food Calendar: Ice cream for grownups, 'caramel hours,' disassembly  dinner

Colorado Food Calendar: Ice cream for grownups, ‘caramel hours,’ disassembly dinner

This week celebrate National Pecan Pie Day (July 12), National French Fries Day (July 13), National Beans ‘n’ Franks Day (July 13), National Tapioca Pudding Day (July 15), National Corn Fritter Day (July 16), National Peach Ice Cream Day (July …

Colorado Food Blog: On July 4th, in crust I trust

Colorado Food Blog: On July 4th, in crust I trust

I believe in pie. My favorite food, bar none, is warm, fresh wild blueberry pie a la moded with good vanilla bean ice cream. But my faith transcends simple taste. When push comes to shove (as it so often does …