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Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea

October 14, 2013
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Happy Monday! Here is a cocktail to get you in the mindset for the weekend ahead. Which is not really very close as you have a work week ahead ~ but let’s just dream of all the relaxation to come when you sip on Tipsy Lemonade Iced Tea…

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Peach Lemonade Martini

August 22, 2013
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With summer winding down & some back to school stress, why not relax with a Peach Lemonade Martini?! Picture yourself swinging in a hammock….sipping away at the luxurious flavors of summer. I created this cocktail for the wonderful folks over at The Boy’s Club blog. (Winners of Saveur Magazine’s Best Cocktail Blog of 2013) This drink […]

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Cherry Blondies

August 19, 2013
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I find it tricky sometimes to name recipes like this. Simply put they are Cherry Blondies. Beyond that they are soooooo much more. They are Paleo…which means they are grain free &  gluten free. There are no refined sugars and they are crazy tasty. These are whole food blondies & you’ll feel great no matter […]

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Very Cherry Martini

August 7, 2013
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It’s kinda sorta almost the weekend…certainly time to indulge in a Very Cherry Martini. Don’t ya think?! Recently I visited tart cherry orchards in Northern Michigan. I went there loving cherries & left there loving them even more. What better than a martini to showcase this fruits bold ‘n beautiful flavor? These are the last few […]

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Telluride Top Chef Competition

August 6, 2013
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Happy Tuesday! This Friday is our super duper Telluride Top Chef Competition to benefit the San Miguel One to One Mentoring Program. I attended this fabulous event last year & wanted to share some clicks with you. You can join us this weekend August 5th, 2013 from 5-9pm at The Peaks.

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Very Cherry!

July 31, 2013
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Most of you know by now that I have been on a dozen airplanes in just one week. We won’t count the shuttle buses & cabs that catapulted me around the country. My first stop was Traverse City. Michigan. I was invited by the fabulous folks at The Cherry Marketing Institute to learn about their tart […]

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Blueberry Peach Lemon Smoothies

July 29, 2013
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Wow. Lots ‘o flavors in there eh?! Blueberry Peachy Lemon Smoothies are some kinda fabulous as they are chock filled with fruit. Sweet blueberry with tangy citrus & perfect peach come together like a sweet symphony of flavors. This delightful drink will take some heat away from these steamy summer days.

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Blissful Pear Martini

July 19, 2013
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Pear Martinis. Yes, they are blissful and I probably don’t need to explain why. If you are a pear lover that is. This cocktail  is a true taste of summer! I had my first experience with a drink like this at the New Sheridan Chop House here in Telluride, CO. Now it is my favorite…but […]

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Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend | Save the Date

July 7, 2013
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Happy Sunday! Hope you are all having a lovely weekend. I have a super FUN recipe lined up for y’all tomorrow…in the mean time….. We have a fabulous event around the corner in our jewel box canyon, the Telluride Art + Architecture Weekend. It runs July 17, 19, 20, 21. We live in a small town […]

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Blueberry Sour Cream Popsicles

June 30, 2013
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Gotta tell ya how much FUN I had taking these pictures. You see…..I have a deep love for blueberries. I even have a board on Pinterest dedicated to this lovely berry…Blueberry Bliss. These pops are a creamy dreamy treat to tempt your tastebuds…perfect for July 4th, pool parties or after camp/school snacks!

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Fly Fishing 101

June 28, 2013
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Howdy! When is the last time you tried somethin’ new. I mean brand spanking, makes you humble NEW? Recently I went out to the river with my great pal Walt to learn a few basics about the wonderful world of fly fishing.

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Telluride Balloon Festival 2013

June 14, 2013
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Balloons, colors, majestic box canyon….oh my! What a stunning array of beauty visits Telluride, CO the first weekend of June each year. This was the festivals 29th year here! The Telluride Balloon Festival is SURE to impress kids, adults, pets…..everyone. I could not believe my eyes at the splendor. Of course my camera was at the ready […]

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Red Raspberry Rascal Cocktail

June 12, 2013
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Happy Wednesday! How is your week going so far? Been really busy here, now that school is out for the summer! Dunno ’bout you but I sure crave fruity cocktails this time of year. Raspberries are some of my all time favorite berries. I dig their sweet ‘n tangy flavor. Besides they are super pretty […]

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One-Pot Roasted Chicken & Veggies

June 5, 2013
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I know it’s hot out there for some of you and you are craving popsicles & salads. Well guess what….sometimes you need a hearty meal too. One that takes a little while to cook, but no hovering over. A meal all ready prepared ~ so you can reach into your fridge & grab it, that […]

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Tipsy Orange Julius Shakes

May 31, 2013
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Lots of folks grew sipping on famous Orange Julius Shakes. Not really sure we had ‘em on Long Island. I know we don’t have ‘em here in Telluride. So whether or not this fine, sweet drink is in your neck of the woods….now it can be. And in case you’re in the mood ~ you […]

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