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4 Recipes for a Memorial Day Feast

Throw down your barbecue right

savory spice memorial day

With a long weekend ahead—and 70-degree weather in the forecast—a good ol’ fashioned cookout is most definitely on the horizon. Unsure of what to throw on the grill? We’ve got a few recipes sure to put a spin on your Memorial Day feast. Get grilling! Barbecue Street Corn from Savory Spice Ingredients 6 ears corn, in their husks 1 Tbsp ... Read More »

DIY: Making Mozzarella with Paul C. Reilly

Coperta's chef shows us just how easy it is

Coperta

We love the mozzarella at Coperta, and how could you not? They make it daily in-house, fresh from scratch. But just how hard is it to make your own at home? We wanted to try to make it ourselves, so we recently caught up with Chef/Owner Paul C. Reilly in the kitchen. The results? DIY mozz is way easier than ... Read More »

Where to Brunch on New Year’s Day 2017

Resolution for 2017: Brunch more

Central Bistro and Bar

How better to welcome the New Year than with smothered burritos and botyeartomless mimosas? Sure we have resolutions, but we might just have to start them after brunch. Here are some top-notch spots to ring in 2017. Tamales at Factotum Brewhouse Throw on your favorite jersey and swing by Factotum Brewhouse {3845 Lipan Street, Denver, 720.441.4735} for beer, football, and traditional New Year’s ... Read More »

Masterpiece Kitchen’s Winning Wings Recipe

These crispy chipotle wings took #1 at Ace's Wings & Whiskey

Masterpiece Kitchen chicken wings

At Ace’s Wings & Whiskey on June 12, we ate nine delicious wings. But of those unique and tasty wings, one stole the hearts of judges and festival attendees alike: the Crispy Chipotle Wings from Masterpiece Kitchen. One bite and we had to know how Chef Justin Brunson managed to get the skin so light and crispy. Luckily, Masterpiece Kitchen ... Read More »

4 Spring Cookbooks We’re Loving Right Now

For warm days and returns of winter alike

Modern Dim Sum

Spring in Colorado is a wonderful if schizophrenic time to cook. On warm days, we yearn for newly available seasonal produce like rhubarb and asparagus. Then it snows, and we retreat back into the refuge of hearty chilis and baking projects. Here are four cookbooks we’re using this spring, with everything from light salads for sunny days to cheesy pastas for wintry ... Read More »

Asian Peanut Noodle Salad

From our Pack Your Lunch Day recipe collection

Asian Noodle Salad

This is one of Art Director Sharon McGill’s go-to healthy, easy recipes for lunch and dinner alike. You can customize with different meats and veggie options. Asian Peanut Noodle Salad serves two to three Ingredients Southeast Asian peanut sauce: 2 tsp vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 small fresh chile pepper, seeded and minced 1 c water 1/4 ... Read More »

2 Avocado Toast Recipes for Lunch

From our Pack Your Lunch Day recipe collection

avocado toast

Senior Editor Monica Parpal Stockbridge is all about the avocado toast trend, and she created two avocado toast recipes that will make you look forward to lunch! Honey-Yogurt Avocado Toast adapted from The Kitchn serves one Ingredients 1 slice hearty piece of bread (like whole wheat sourdough) 2 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp honey 1/2 medium avocado, sliced 1/4-inch thick 1 Tbsp ... Read More »

5 Brilliant and Easy Lunch Ideas

For National Pack Your Lunch Day (March 10)

What if we told you that you’d just won $1000? Surely, you’d be overjoyed and then began thinking about how you’d spend that cool grand. Well, you may have not really won any money, but you can gain $1000—the average amount Americans spend on eating out for lunch—by bringing your own lunch to work rather than going out. There’s no better ... Read More »

Chopped Salad

From our Pack Your Lunch Day recipe collection

Chopped Salad

Our intern Jane O’Connor threw together this delicious and hearty Chopped Salad! Pack dressing separately so that the greens don’t become soggy. Chopped Salad serves four Ingredients Salad: 1 head romaine, chopped 2 c Gorgonzola 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 1 c grape tomatoes, diced 8 slices cooked bacon, chopped shredded Parmesan cheese (optional) Dressing: 6 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp white ... Read More »

Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps

From our Pack Your Lunch Day recipe collection

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Online Editor Elizabeth Woessner threw together this light yet filling recipe for Pack Your Lunch Day. “I love this recipe because you can serve it warm as a light, refreshing dinner and save the leftovers for an easy portable lunch the next day.” Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps serves six  Ingredients 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp sesame oil 1-1/2 lb ground ... Read More »