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Colorado Restaurant Suggestions

High Mountain Pies in Leadville is excellent.

2 days ago
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Canning Caramel or Chocolate Sauce

Blue Ribbon Preserves by Linda J Amendt has several hot fudge recipes.

Jul 09, 2014
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Urban Utopia in Colorado Springs?

Manitou is good: The Loop Mexican is very good, Swirl Wine bar, Taste of Jerusalem, and Adams Mtn Cafe (which has moved down to the edge of Manitou)

May 28, 2014
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V & V what's for dinner?

Pasta salad with sundried tomatoes, red onions, bell pepper, olives, and artichoke hearts

May 28, 2014
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State Recipe Ideas #1: California

Mission-style burritos
Citrus anything

May 28, 2014
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Chocolatey Chocolate Cake Tips/Recipe Suggestions

Yup, this one is the best. It makes a big cake!

May 08, 2014
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What do you eat with an artichoke?

A steamed artichoke, with lemon butter and balsamic aoili is lovely. But what do you eat alongside?

Apr 30, 2014
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What's Your Favorite Healthy Dessert?

Banana "ice cream".

Apr 30, 2014
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What are your best but fairly easy side recipes for Southwestern or Italian foods?

Roasted, grilled or sauteed vegetables, seasoned with complementary spices.

Apr 28, 2014
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How has high altitude affected your cooking/baking and what was your remedy?

Eggs- make sure you are using older eggs, and remember that the higher you get, the lower temperature water will boil at. So you'll need to cook them slightly longer.

Mac- again with the boiling. Keep it low.

Apr 17, 2014
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PB & J Day

Peanut butter and cranberry jam is my favorite. Adding some nutella in there makes it divine.

Apr 02, 2014
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Good Eats In Colorado

Tommyknocker brewery in Idaho Springs is pretty great- Their Nut Brown and Butthead Bock are not to be missed.

Mar 04, 2014
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Recent cooking fails?

Made the chickpea cutlets from Veganomicon, but had two bags of flour- one was vital wheat gluten, one was just plain- and they got mixed up. So my cutlets were not chewy at all, just doughy and bleh.

Jan 22, 2014
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What to do with a dozen enormous and terrible Red Delicous apples

Deer really like apples...

Nov 22, 2013
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Your best vegetarian/vegan main Thanksgiving dish?

Butternut squash lasagna is always a hit with veg and omnis alike!

Nov 20, 2013
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Sauce for Butternut Squash Lasagna

Try some heavy cream spiced with nutmeg and sage.

Nov 20, 2013
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help with high altitude baking

Sounds like you may need to increase your oven temp about 25 degrees.

Nov 20, 2013
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Your best vegan Thanksgiving side dishes

Mashed rutabaga with vegan gravy

Green bean casserole- instead of using cream of mushroom soup, make a white sauce and add sauteed mushrooms

Roasted brussels sprouts, or sauteed with earth balance, then add a bit of sugar and cider vinegar

Pureed sweet potatoes with chipotle peppers

Nov 02, 2013
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Can I use refridgerated pie dough to make Natchitoches meat pies???

That should work fine.

Oct 21, 2013
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So what seasonal food items are you cooking?

Roasted root veggies!

Oct 17, 2013
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Silken tofu pasta sauce ideas

Maybe blending winter squash with the tofu?

Oct 02, 2013
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Vegan joke

What do vegan zombies eat?

GRAAAAINS.....

Sep 20, 2013
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Meals in your regular rotation

What things do you make over and over?

For us: Tacos or burritos, pasta, enchiladas, asian pasta salad, corn pasta salad, sloppy joes, veggie burgers, pasta marinara, shepherd's pie.

Jul 19, 2013
callmijane in Vegetarian & Vegan

good restos in and near Jackson Hole

Husbeast loved the mixed grill platter at the Gunbarrel- elk, buffalo and venison.

Jul 13, 2013
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Do you have a vegan or plant-based menu that you serve to omnivore guests? Just brainstorming...

Falafel works pretty well- just make a dairy-free yogurt sauce to go with.

Jul 13, 2013
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What recipe are you lusting after but have never found the "exact" one?

An ethiopian eggplant stew, served at Harar in San Diego.

Jul 13, 2013
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What's for Dinner #226 - Last Hump Day before Summer Starts (thru Jun 22, 2013)

Make sure you go to Hermosa winery- it's amazing. We used to live out there and I miss it so much!

Jun 19, 2013
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Maple syrup not on pancakes

Last night, I had a salad with mixed greens, feta, pecans, roasted butternut squash, with a maple vinaigrette on it. So good.

Mar 24, 2013
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V&V What's for dinner, January-February 2013

Broccoli cheese soup. Today I'm at home, and it's snowing like crazy- about 10" down (which is nothing compared to the NE, but hey). I'm thinking it's a good day to bake.

Feb 10, 2013
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V&V What's for dinner, January-February 2013

Last night we had vegetable and tofu stir fry over noodles, with spring rolls. Tonight, nachos!

Jan 31, 2013
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