Category: Foodie Friday

Colorado: The Mr. Grumpy Pants Brewery

This is the brewery I had to try just for the name – and it was totally worth it. The Mr. Grumpy Pants Brewery was actually one of my favorite places, just a little brewery full of sass and good beer (with simple names). I tried the smoked brown and Keltin sampled the stout. The

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Colorado: Red Mountain Brewing

Colorado has a plethora of breweries and we actually visited two in Ouray. The first was for lunch, the second because of the name but more about that one later. We enjoyed lunch on the dog friendly patio of Red Mountain Brewing right on the main street. They don’t have a large beer list and

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Colorado: P.S. Chocolates

After our balloon flight and a jaunt up to Wolf Creek Pass we were all in the mood for something cold. Originally we were going to get ice cream until we came across P.S. Chocolates in a little strip mall on the way back into Pagosa Springs. I did get something cool to drink but

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Colorado: Steamworks Brewing Co.

Upon arriving in Durango, we were starving and decided to visit Steamworks Brewing. We sat on the patio and enjoyed the breeze while eating some good food with some fantastic beer. This was the best way to start our vacation. Our flight: Colorado Kolsch – perfect beer for a hot day. Slightly citrus taste at

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Creek House Honey Farm: Canyon, TX

Last weekend I visited Canyon, TX with my friends for WT’s homecoming in the new stadium. But there are a number of wonderful things in Canyon besides WTAMU. One of those is Creek House Honey Farm. A little shop and winery where you can sample and buy local honey and other products made with honey

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Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Puree and Roasted Seeds

Despite not feeling like fall here in Texas the autumn, equinox has passed and I decided it was time to make pumpkin bread. I already had everything I needed at home except the pumpkin puree. The grocery store on a Sunday afternoon was chaos and part of it was being worked on and I couldn’t

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Foodie Friday: Pineapple Radish Salsa

Hot summers require lighter dishes and I decided to try something different. Last year I made a mango radish salsa that was fantastic but I wanted to change things up a bit. Ingredients: 1 full pineapple – diced 1 bunch radish – thin sliced 1/4 bunch cilantro – roughly chopped 1 – 2 jalapenos –

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