—Photo by Sara Ford
Now that summer is officially upon us, I plan on spending the warm weekend evenings hosting casual cookouts for family and friends. But while most barbecues involve burgers, steaks, and hot dogs, my typical spread looks a little different. My husband and I are gluten-free and many of our friends...
June 25 2016, 8:53 AM
—Photograph by Jeff Nelson
What do families on picnic blankets, two herds of bison, and volleyball-playing millennials have in common? On any given day, you can spot them all in Denver’s impressive portfolio of city and mountain parks, seeking—and finding—respite from the view-blocking skyscrapers and traffic soundtrack that...
—Photo by Aaron Colussi
When you order the ancho chile banana daiquiri at the Way Back, your summer staycation will immediately be transformed into a beach vacation. This tropical libation is inspired by Polynesian Tiki culture and the Way Back’s bartending pledge to “re-embrace the frozen drink,” says co-owner...
—Illustrations by Peter James Field
Toast 1 cup pecan pieces in the oven at 350° until lightly browned and fragrant.
Meanwhile, combine 1 cup all-purpose gluten-free baking flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of salt, and 1 cup gluten-free oats in a mixing bowl. In a second bowl,...
Fill a shaker tin with ice and add 2 ounces 100 percent agave blanco tequila (Osaka Ramen uses Lunazul), 1 ounce fresh-squeezed pink grapefruit juice, and 1 teaspoon chopped Fresno peppers with seeds. Shake.
Pour through a strainer or colander into a chilled...
1. Peel and quarter 2 medium red beets.
Place in a pot with enough water to cover and boil until mushy, about 2 hours.
Remove and shock beets in cold water.
2. In a food processor, purée the beets.
After the purée has...
The Teaching Kitchen at the Children's Museum of Denver
Photo By Carol W. Maybach
Opened on November 20 as part of the Children's Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus's $16.1 million renovation, the Teaching Kitchen offers hands-on daily cooking classes for children and their parents. Although the healthy-eating educational program is relatively new,...
February 5 2016, 10:00 AM
Image courtesy of Adam Larkey
Behold the nacho. Even in its simplest form (cheddar blend dumped on stale chips and microwaved late-night, most likely while intoxicated) nachos are still one of the most delicious snack foods known to (wo)man. And even though everyone on your Pinterest feed is making foods decorated to resemble...
February 4 2016, 1:32 PM