Cook60 Challenge + Spanish Sunday Online Cooking Club

A new kind of New Year's Resolution -- a Cooking Challenge!  Whether you want to learn new recipes, get better at faster cooking techniques, or eat healthier, this is a great way to kick off 2019.  Get more details or sign up HERE.

Cook60 Challenge + Spanish Sunday Online Cooking Club2018-12-29T12:20:45-06:00

Cooking with Friends – Spanish Comfort Food

There aren't many things I enjoy more than cooking with good friends. In Spain, that's not so hard to do, since pretty much everybody loves good food, and enjoys sharing their favorite dish with you. This year I've been super lucky to spend a lot of cooking and learning time with two different friends who [...]

Cooking with Friends – Spanish Comfort Food2018-11-28T17:14:39-06:00

Foodies in Paradise

I started an email to a friend a few days ago, and when I saw the list of things we'd been lucky enough to do in Spain, in just 3 weeks, I realized how far behind I am in sharing stories and pictures.  So today, just to catch up, here's a quick recap with some [...]

Foodies in Paradise2018-10-14T07:16:16-06:00

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty

Come and spend a Spanish Sunday with us!  Paella, (pie-ay-ya) is not just a meal -- it's an experience. This delicious rice dish comes in more forms than you can imagine – but we’re going to focus on the original, authentic version – Paella Valenciana. Valencia, on the eastern coast of Spain, is home to [...]

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty2018-03-09T15:01:01-06:00

The Zen of Homemade Bread — in 5 Minutes (hands on) or Less

I heard an ad on the radio this morning, proclaiming;  "Americans can't sit still!" Wait, what? We're actually proud of the fact that we're over-committed and running from dawn til dusk (or later)?  I dunno about you, but after my initial jolt of pride, my practical side kicks in and screams... "ARE YOU FREAKIN' KIDDING [...]

The Zen of Homemade Bread — in 5 Minutes (hands on) or Less2018-03-10T08:19:11-06:00

Traditional Spanish Tapas

Spanish Tapas – the little bites of Spain, have become a fashionable and tasty addition to any get-together. Unfortunately many of the traditional recipes are overlooked in favor of fancy, elaborate appetizers. In this class we’ll focus on two of the most traditional tapas; Albondigas — Meatballs in Almond Sauce, and Ensaladilla – Russian Salad. [...]

Traditional Spanish Tapas2017-12-26T11:58:52-06:00

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty

Paella, (pie-ay-ya) is not just a meal — it’s an experience. This delicious rice dish comes in more forms than you can imagine – but we’re going to focus on the original, authentic version – Paella Valenciana. Valencia, on the eastern coast of Spain, is home to vast rice fields, and is the birthplace of [...]

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty2018-02-02T12:12:39-06:00

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty

Paella, (pie-ay-ya) is not just a meal — it’s an experience. This delicious rice dish comes in more forms than you can imagine – but we’re going to focus on the original, authentic version – Paella Valenciana. Valencia, on the eastern coast of Spain, is home to vast rice fields, and is the birthplace of [...]

Paella Valenciana – Family Rice Fit for Royalty2017-12-26T11:13:51-06:00

Octopus Eve

I grew up in a Texas town of about 3,000 people. As you can imagine, my culinary base was built on biscuits, gravy, and steak. The most exotic thing I ate growing up was Patio Frozen Enchiladas.  No joke. Our town was so small that I didn't eat in a restaurant until I was around [...]

Octopus Eve2018-01-05T07:51:54-06:00

Cheesemaking 101 with Tapas and Spanish Wine

Join me and my friend Kate Johnson of The Art of Cheese, artisan cheesemaking school in Longmont for a fun and festive evening. Learn how simple it is to make your own cheese, and how to make simple tapas (small Spanish bites) and how to pair them with great Spanish cheeses.  Careful, though, you may [...]

Cheesemaking 101 with Tapas and Spanish Wine2017-12-04T14:27:20-06:00