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Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

This is a recipe I’ve been making for years. Something my aunt shared¬†from an old Better Homes & Gardens magazine long ago. It’s my favorite chocolate cake. Period. I love it for its simplicity, its texture, and its versatility. I … Continue reading

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Gazpacho Blanco

It was The Wild Fig in Aspen that made me think twice about gazpacho. It was years ago, and we were just passing through town around lunch time on our way home from a visit to see family on the … Continue reading

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Salmon Steaks with Tarragon

Summer is officially here! Even at nearly 7,200 ft. in elevation, my peonies got word of the summer solstice and have burst into full bloom, and I am suddenly experiencing the need for fresh, simple food prepared on the grill. 

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