Making or Baking Do With What We Have

If nothing, we are resourceful. We use what we have or we find what others don’t want and we set about making something beautiful or delicious out of it. Whether it’s making a gourmet meal or dessert from the staples we have lying around or refurbishing a stool left in our trash area, we like seeing the possibilities in the pieces of things. The Chef’s Possibilities When I tell people

Slow and Simple Is the Way We Begin the Year

Our New Year in our small mountain town has begun with snow. It was inevitable. It is the west, it is winter, and we are in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Sunday, the Chef and I were sitting outside with our dog, Butch, at one of the local caf├ęs. This morning, we took Butch on a quick jaunt into our backyard park and went back home because the temperature