5280 Summer GuideAs an elegant affair with friends, or intimate dinner for two, this meal will dazzle your diners, and leave you feeling like a cooking wizard. Best of all, it’s fancy, but not overly fussy.


Fried risotto balls


Warm-weather peas* (from the Squeaky Bean, page 108)


Burrata agnolotti with garden tomato-basil sauce* (from Bittersweet, page 66)


Deconstructed peach cobbler


Mint Julep

Note: Dishes marked with an * can be found in 5280: The Cookbook, our collection of recipes from Denver and Boulder’s best restaurants. Pick up the book, or substitute with similar dishes found from other resources.