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Ain’t No Party Like a Winter Squash Party

Winter Squash and Other Vegetables

Fall is here and with the changing leaves comes changing menus. As summer seasonal produce starts to make its exit, fall and winter produce prepare to make their debut. One fruit in particular, the winter squash, is ready for its close up. Read on...

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Making the Perfect Macarons

Posted on September 8, 2014
Macarons

Outside of the 1972 Miami Dolphins and Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," I don't consider too many things to be perfect in my world. But after venturing over to Last Crumb Bakery in Denver, Colorado for a little baking lesson, I've added a small, crunchy treat to my list of perfection: Macarons. Check out Lexie Justice's flawless recipe below!

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Macarons: Tips & Tricks for Perfecting the French Delicacy

Posted on September 8, 2014

A macaron is a meringue-based treat with ganash, jam, or buttercream stuffed between two light and airy cookies. It’s typically made of eggs, sugar, powdered sugar, and almond powder or ground almonds. Most macarons are colored with food dye and include traditional flavors such as chocolate or raspberry, but have recently popped up in flavors such as Earl Grey salted caramel and green matcha tea. Thank you, Pinterest. The macaron-making process is a precise one, but thankfully we have Lexie Justice from Last Crumb bakery to walk us through the process and give us the lodown and perfecting these french cookies.

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What We’re Reading This Weekend

Posted on September 5, 2014
pumpkin spice latte

The Mile High City has a chilly tinge today. It's the kind of dreary afternoon that makes you want to cuddle up with some blankets, read a good book and sip on a warm drink until the sun goes down. Fall is undeniably on it's way, and that means one thing I absolutely loathe is poised for a comeback. No, it's not football (go Broncos) or my itchy sweaters up in storage, but the granddaddy of fall-weather drinks: the pumpkin spice ...

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Treasure Hunting: Supera Pizza Peel

Posted on September 4, 2014
Supera Pizza Peel

When pizza night hits, you have three cordial options to satisfy your saucy cravings. I’ve presented them in a worst to best format, so choose wisely. There is a right answer!

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