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Kartoffelsalat mit Speck – German Potato Salad

Kartoffelsalat mit Speck – German Potato Salad

Denver Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest celebrates much more than just beer, it embraces the German culture and of course the delicious food.  Kartoffelsalat is one of the traditional dishes that I truly enjoy.  Properly prepared the texture and flavors are unparalleled to any mayonnaise based American salad I have had.  The recipe is rather quite simple with few ingredients making the potato the star of the dish.  So why not celebrate the season with a batch of Grußmutters salad, some sausages, and a stein of bier and relax and enjoy an easy old world dinner. (more…)

Vanilla Flan Cake

Vanilla Flan Cake

Vanilla Flan Cake

A silky smooth vanilla custard magically appears on top of a layer of moist yellow cake in this traditional Mexican dessert.  Serve Vanilla Flan Cake with fresh fruit or top it with a drizzle of dulche de leche for an authentic treat.  Easy and fun to make, the layers separate and rise in the oven just like magic. (more…)

Honey & Whiskey Peach Tart

Honey & Whiskey Peach Tart

Tree ripened peaches drizzled with honey float in a layer of mascarpone cheese subtlety flavored with whiskey and thyme.  Incorporating some of Colorado’s best, this recipe features glorious High Country Orchards Palisade peaches, Leopold Brothers small batch whiskey, and Honeyville raw honey to create a trifecta […]

Mexicali Stuffed Peppers

Mexicali Stuffed Peppers

Mexicali Stuffed Peppers

Black beans, corn, jalapeno, and farmers cheese make a delicious filling for these Mexicali stuffed peppers.  This easy-to-prepare vegetable side dish is full of spicy flavor and a hint of lime, making it the perfect companion for your grilled chicken or pork chop dinner.  What a tasty way to serve your family a healthy “boat-load” of veggies that they will most certainly love.

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Easy Bavarian Cream

Easy Bavarian Cream

Delicious thick and creamy bakery shop quality Bavarian cream is easy to make with just two simple ingredients and about five minutes.  Use the cream in between the layers of a cake, or as a pie filling.  You can also use this recipe to fill your cream puffs and eclairs, and making a Boston cream pie has never been so easy.  Use any flavor of instant pudding mix to whip up unlimited creations to please your family and friends.  Replace a quarter cup of the cream with Kahlua, Irish cream, or your favorite cordial to add some additional delight.

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Spooky Finger Cookies

Spooky Finger Cookies

Spooky, fun, and actually quite tasty, these frightening fingers are always a hit. If you are looking for a creative activity with the young “Frankenchef’s” in your house, these delicious digits are a good way to let your kids really get their fingers in the project.  I hope you have a “scream” making this cookies with your kids. Happy Halloween! (more…)