Book Cookin’: Fall 2015 Cookbooks

Book Cookin’: Fall 2015 Cookbooks

Well the poor library is wiped out again. If you don’t see any cookbooks on the shelves there, it’s because they’re all at my house – sorry! There are library users, and then there are library abusers – Sometimes I can tread the middle line there, but when it comes to new fall cookbooks...

Summer Eats

Summer Eats

Happy Summer! Some would argue that fall is right around the corner, but I’m lucky to be able to ignore that for a few more days. Between camping trips, visits with family, and vacation we’ve been quite busy – but never too busy to eat well! Here are some highlights from our kitchen this...

Earth Day Cocktails with Organic Tequila

Earth Day Cocktails with Organic Tequila

This post was supposed to have photos. OK, so several weeks ago, Casa Noble tequila sent me some samples and a gift card to Whole Foods to help me come up with a great cocktail recipe for you guys for Earth Day, because Casa Noble tequila is all organic! Cool, right?  I mean, you...

Nachos for Dinner (It’s OK)

Nachos for Dinner (It’s OK)

So excited to announce that we have a new contributor to Laughing Lemon Pie! The lovely and talented Emily Klopstein will be joining us a couple of times a month with tasty recipes with a Midwest flair. ūüėČ ¬†Emily is a former pastry chef, librarian, and mother of an adorable tot and is known...

The Best Salsa Verde Recipe EVER

The Best Salsa Verde Recipe EVER

I first tasted this salsa verde after buying a “salsa bag” from Berry Patch Farms in Brighton, CO. ¬†After I made it and tasted how amazing it was, I ripped the recipe off the bag‚ÄĒonly to realize that it didn’t indicate¬†quantities, because you’re just supposed to use what’s in the bag. ¬†I had to...

Happy Hour Friday: La Paloma

Happy Hour Friday: La Paloma

Inspired by Barb at Creative Culinary and several other blogs I’ve been looking at, I thought I would start posting the occasional cocktail recipe, and what better time to do it than just before Friday happy hour? Hey, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? Today’s inspiration and recipe comes from BTown Wine & Spirits in...

El Milagro del Cerdo Dinner at Pica’s Mexican Taqueria

El Milagro del Cerdo Dinner at Pica’s Mexican Taqueria

When you get invited to a dinner called El Milagro del Cerdo (the Miracle of the Pig), how can you possibly refuse? I’d heard of Pica’s Mexican Taqueria in Boulder, but I’d never been there, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to try them out on this special occasion: a family-style dinner...