Todd’s chile colorado

I saw a delicious photo online the other day. It was some chile colorado that a professional chef made, and it looked wonderful. So I decided to make some of my own. Here’s my recipe. It requires an InstantPot and a strainer and a blender. Ingredients 1 pound beef chuck roast stew meat 15 dried… Continue reading Todd’s chile colorado

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my Campari cocktail

OK, in reality, I invent cocktails all the time. I love experimenting in the kitchen, and I love experimenting in the bar. I recently acquired 7 more different types of bitters (including Peychaud), Campari, Herbsaint, and Heering cherry liqueur, I’ve got a new world to discover. So here’s what I made last night. It was… Continue reading my Campari cocktail

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new cocktails

I don’t have much to say, but I did learn to make two new cocktails this weekend. For the first time, I made a Negroni and a Sazerac last night. They were good. I think I liked the Negroni more. I’ve had both at bars or restaurants, but never had the ingredients or inclination to… Continue reading new cocktails

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my current coffee setup

I know you didn’t ask, but I’m sure you care. Espresso: Flair Pro 2 Flair Royal Grinder (manual burr) Single-serve: Aeropress (copolyester) or Aeropress (polypropylene) Multi-serve: no-name Chinese double-walled steel French press with double plunger mesh or V60 knock-off Current beans: Thump Nicaragua Rise Up Organic Maryland Coffee Cold brew: I leave that to the… Continue reading my current coffee setup

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Native Chopped, Part 2

If you haven’t already read it, this is a continuation of Native Chopped, Part 1. Go catch up if you need to. The live event happened as planned, on January 27, 2022. One of the five contestants that started the competition with us was replaced, for reasons they never explained. But they got another volunteer… Continue reading Native Chopped, Part 2

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Native Chopped, Part 1

I support a charity organization in Denver called Denver Indian Health and Family Services. They provide a ton of physical and mental health services to Native American families in the Denver metro area, and have done so since the 1970s. Recently Brooke forwarded me an email from their email list that caught my eye. It… Continue reading Native Chopped, Part 1

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Texas November 2021

This is my second attempt at this blog article. The first one got corrupted somehow and wouldn’t display correctly. Hopefully this one works better. Brooke and I got home last night from being in Texas for the past week. It was a nice vacation. We saw lots of my family, ate lots of good food,… Continue reading Texas November 2021

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my neighborhood Vietnamese restaurant – Anise

If you’re one of my six regular readers, you know I love good food. Well, one of the local Denver newspapers – Denverite – has been doing a special series where readers can nominate a restaurant in their neighborhood that they are especially grateful survived the COVID-19 pandemic. I nominated a Vietnamese restaurant called Anise,… Continue reading my neighborhood Vietnamese restaurant – Anise

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Manchow Soup

Yeah, I realize it seems like all I do here is post food related stuff every three months. And lately, I can see why you’d think that. I’ve had other things on my mind, including other things I’d like to write about. But putting virtual pen to virtual paper just hasn’t been a high priority,… Continue reading Manchow Soup

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