By Claire Walter on November 25, 2014
Del Monte’s study of cliché Thanksgiving casserole. My husband often teases me, saying that that I am not a “real American,” foodwise, because I have never made a casserole of any sort, country gravy, a Jello salad or other such staples on the American food scene. Guilty of food treason, I suppose. But I am oddly […]
By Claire Walter on October 18, 2014
Real Greek olive stand at the Boulder farmers’ market a delicious surprise. Along with the expected seasonal apples, pears, pumpkins and other local produce, today’s Boulder County Farmers’ Market brought something of a surprise: a stand selling olives and olive oil. We’ve got lots of great produce, but there are no olive groves in this state. Olea Estates was […]
By Claire Walter on September 30, 2014
Vindaloo adds distinctive flavor to two local artisanal products. Savory Spice Shop, a Denver-based provider of fresh-ground spices and handcrafted seasonings, has partnered with The Real Dill and Elevation Organic Ketchup to provide new spice-infused pickles and ketchup respectively. These products are available for a limited but unspecified time beginning on October 1, and The Real Dill […]
By Claire Walter on March 14, 2014
Such food and beverage producing businesses as wine-making, brewing, coffee roasting or making artisanal foods in Colorado and elsewhere in the Rocky Mountain region are covered in an online publishing group under the umbrella of Company Week.
By Claire Walter on February 28, 2014
Boulder chocolatier custom-makes pieces for new museum exhibition. While waiting for a media reception for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science‘s new “Maya: Hidden World’s Revealed” exhibition, I browsed the gift shop and say chocolates made by Boulder’s Piece, Love & Chocolate. Click here for my post about the show. Some of the items, […]
By Claire Walter on February 10, 2014
Good Food Award goes to company’s elk pastrami. Denver’s Continental Sausage, which has been producing European-style gourmet sausages and other meats since 1969, has won a 2014 Good Food Award for its popular bison pastrami. The Good Food Awards honor companies that create food products with real, local ingredients and also with respect for animals […]
By Claire Walter on January 17, 2014
Traditionally, fishermen from Catalonia, Spain, would bring in their catch, sell off the best fish for maximum profit and then concoct a stew of what was left with Romesco sauce as a base. Peo’s Romesco sauce is a product made from organic tomatoes, organic spices, organic olive oil, organic vinegar and nuts that are free of chemical pasteurization. Also, It is vegan-friendly, and this version his also gluten-, dairy- and GMO-free.