Batch of hot chilies in vinegar.
Pouring vinegar over fresh chilies.
Sliced Colorado organic hot chilies.
Herbs and spices to infuse the chilies.
Labeling Front Range Tomatoes.
Shelves of Hot High Desert Peppers.
Jarred Hot High Desert Peppers.
A behind-the-scenes look at the local company's new Denver facility.
Raj Dagstani's experience as a classically-trained artist and his passion for food come together in every jar of jam he creates. This peach-cardamom preserve is one of his very favorites (along with the pear-vanilla, which recently won a Good Food Award, as judged by Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl, and June Taylor.) Dagstani makes one batch of jam each week.
Novo Coffee has come a long way in the last decade. The once-fledging company is now a household name (at least in Denver) and it's commonplace to find it served at high-end coffeeshops and restaurants around town. With such a following, we decided to visit Novo's facility to learn more about how owner Jake Brodsky and his small crew imports, roasts, and ultimately tastes the beans that become the coffee we drink.