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 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.
By Claire Walter on December 21, 2013
Online antidote to dreadful frozen pizza Today has been non-stop busy. The tree is now trimmed. The holiday letters are nearly ready to mail. Food for Christmas Eve has been purchased and the menu finalized in my head. And for lunch, we heated up some Simple Truth, King Sooper’s organic house brand frozen pizza that I […]
By Claire Walter on December 1, 2013
Truffles — the underground fungus kind, not the chocolates — in Colorado? I received the following E-mail from reader Jim F: “Hi, I have never had truffles and went searching for a source of a really nice meal (I’m retired now and would like to try it once before…) Your culinary-colorado.com site had a reference […]
By Claire Walter on July 27, 2013
Quality Italian pasta brand imported into the US for 120 years De Cecco pastas have been made In the small mountain town of Faro San Martino in Abruzzi, Italy, since 1886 and imported into the US for an impressive 120 years. Made from durum wheat, selected for a balance of color and gluten, it is now formulated […]
By Claire Walter on January 4, 2013
Master Bladesmith Bob Kramer and his extraodinary kitchen knives Until I watched Wednesday’s episode of “Top Chef” (Season 10, Episode 9), I never knew there was such a thing as a Master Bladesmith, that there are only 120 who have achieved such honors or that a certain Bob Kramer is the only one in this country to specialize in […]