Ollin Farms Chile Festival Goes Beyond Organic

It’s September on the Front Range.  That means cooler evenings, brilliant sunsets and chiles! It’s also Local Food Month in many regions, so I popped in at Ollin Farms Chile Festival for some pepper tasting, chile roasting, music and recipe fun.  The farm stand was loaded with beautiful, jewel toned sweet peppers and hot chiles, [...]

Cookbook Review: Cooking from the Farmers’ Market

Golden, pan-seared scallops surrounded by juicy, sauteed oranges.  Slices of tender avocado tucked in with plump, pink grapefruit sections and topped with delicate crabmeat.  Paper-thin, ruby-hued watermelon radish slices, dressed with fresh lemon juice. While it may have been the title that prompted me to pull the book from the shelf, it was [...]