2015 Holiday Foodie Challenge

2015 Holiday Foodie Challenge

Merry Christmas October! I don’t want to alarm anyone, but as of today, you have about 12 weeks until Christmas. Some of you are probably thinking, “12 weeks? That’s OODLES of time. Why would that alarm anyone?” While others of you are saying “OMG 12 WEEKS WTHECK! WHERE’S MY WRAPPING PAPER?!?!” It’s a personality...

Baking with Better Butter

Baking with Better Butter

Have you ever stood in front of the dairy case at the grocery store wondering about those “other” butters – the ones in the gold wrappers, the ones that come in a package half the size but double the price of the butter you’re used to? I know I have! I’ve long wondered what...

Breaking Up With Conventional Laundry

Breaking Up With Conventional Laundry

OK…this post is not about food. But life, health, and Laughing Lemon Pie isn’t just about food. Just as we make choices in our purchases at the grocery store, there are so many other home purchases we make and could think critically about. I’ve been working to reduce waste around here and reduce plastic...

Roasted Pueblo Chile Salsa Verde

Roasted Pueblo Chile Salsa Verde

Colorado’s own green chile was the focus of our in-store demonstration this Tuesday at the Whole Foods in Bradburn/Westminster. No offense Hatch, NM, but we’ve got our own green chiles to be proud of and excited about! If you haven’t heard the good news, Rocky Mountain area Whole Foods stores have started stocking Pueblo...

Book Review: A Bone To Pick

Book Review: A Bone To Pick

Lacy and I are both big fans of Mark Bittman, his numerous cookbooks and especially his VB6 idea. However, not being a New York Times subscriber or follower I’ve mostly missed out on his weekly opinion pieces there and his contributions to the Sunday NYT magazine. A Bone To Pick fixed that in one...

12 Ways to Celebrate Colorado Sweet Corn

12 Ways to Celebrate Colorado Sweet Corn

Having grown up in the Midwest, I know two things very, very well: Winter, and Sweet Corn. I had no idea or expectation when we moved to CO 8 years ago that it too was a land full of sweetness – What a delicious surprise! Colorado’s own Olathe Sweet Corn has been rolling into...