English Pea Risotto with Wild mushrooms

Who doesn't love a steaming bowl of deliciously cheesy risotto?  This English pea risotto with wild mushrooms is sure to delight.  It just looks decadent and fancy, doesn't it?  Family and friends will never know that it's super easy to pull off in a hurry, so go ahead READ MORE fool READ MORE

Epic Moab Family Vacation

We spent 4 days on a Moab family vacation this week where we camped, biked, hiked, played and cooked over an open fire every night. This grilled artichoke was one of the highlights of our camp food.  (Since this is a food blog I figured I'd lead with the READ MORE

Springtime Potato Asparagus Salad

This potato asparagus salad just screams springtime!  It's a perfect side dish to celebrate the beginning of grilling season. Throw your favorites of the grill, invite some friends over and serve it all up with a yummy potato asparagus salad.     I LOVE potatoes.  I mean I REALLY ADORE READ MORE

Seared Baby Bok Choy with Thai Peanut Sauce

This seared baby bok choy with peanut sauce is a great addition to any asian dinner or it can easily stand alone with a side of steamed rice or noodles.  A perfect Vegetable-centic meal for Spring time; Fresh and delicious.     Crispy, crunchy, aromatic. We eat ALOT of READ MORE

Buffalo Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes

These Buffalo Blue Cheese Smashed Potatoes cover all of the gluttonous cravings that creep up every now and then. They're crispy, creamy and spicy. They are a riff on a VERY popular side dish we had for years at Restaurant Kelly Liken. I think people cried when we took READ MORE
Kelly Liken, one of Colorado’s most promising and influential young chefs, was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her mother was an outstanding cook, constantly exploring new recipes and seeking out fresh products at the local farmers market, which led Kelly to develop her love for cooking in high school. Read More