Sauteed Radishes & Radish Butter

Spread some radish butter on toasted sourdough bread and experience one of the true pleasures of the season! Radish Butter & Salt Crostini 6-8 radishes, chopped1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, chopped1 tsp. fleur de sel or coarse kosher salt (we like Maldon)½ tsp. freshly ground pepper1 baguette…

Waffle Iron Colcannon

Waffle Iron Colcannon garnished with sour cream. Brunch, lunch or dinner, this is such a tasty way to jazz up mashed potatoes! Waffle Iron Colcannon 2 Tbsp. olive oil2 cups chopped green cabbage2 cups chopped kale6 green onions, chopped1 pound potatoes, baked or boiled and…

Cauliflower Steaks with Meyer Lemon Tapenade

It’s a late birthday gift to her because her 21st birthday landed during a very busy time at Ginger and Baker. I asked her if she wanted a gift or an experience and she chose the latter. We decided an “old world” country with classic…

Endive, Pear & Fennel Salad with Spiced Pecans

Spiced Pecans Makes about 4 1/2 cups 1 lb. pecans, about 4 heaping cups 1/2 cup sugar 6 cups water Preheat oven to 325°F. Bring water and sugar to a boil, add pecans and bring back to a boil for 2 minutes. Drain and set…

Apples & Sweet Potatoes with Maple Cider Glaze

“Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday!” I’ve heard these words often in the last 13 years of my professional career. Usually it’s in response to a dish or recipe I’ve made for family, clients or friends. As with everyone who loves to cook, I pay special…

Zucchini Salad w/ Goat Cheese and Blackberries

The heat of late summer inevitably welcomes the same conversations every year. First, it’s all about the weather: “Is it hot enough for you?” or “Oh my goodness, it’s soooo hot out!” or “It’s too hot to cook.” Then, if you have friends who garden,…

Tomato, Peach & Burrata Salad

Peach season is here! It’s time to visit your local farmers’ market or take a lovely road trip to the Western Slope and buy a case of perfectly ripe, “oh my goodness,” drip-down-your-arm peaches! Colorado peaches are so good that people stand in line before …

Fresh Summer Corn Salad

It’s the height of summer, which, for many of us, means long days, high temperatures and lighter meals. With that in mind, we’ll be sharing several delicious summer salads that make the best of the summer produce you can find at your local Farmers’ Market.…