Archive For September, 2013

What I’ve Been Up To…

By | September 25, 2013

Making extracts!  It’s super easy to make your own – just take your favorite flavoring ingredient, put it in a jar with some vodka, ignore it for a couple weeks, and then strain out the solids.  Right now, I’ve got watermelon, peach, chocolate, and pineapple in jars, just steeping away. Yum! What can you use […]

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Grilling a frozen pizza

By | September 19, 2013

A couple days ago, a neighbor told Bruce that it’s possible to grill a frozen pizza and since then, he’s been dying to give it a try.  He actually made an attempt yesterday, but instead of preheating the grill to 425°, he preheated it to 700° – at which point, it caught fire.  Oops. So, […]

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Colorado Floods

By | September 18, 2013

Wow, guys.  It’s been quite a week. After a week of the wettest weather I’ve ever known, the sun is finally shining in Coal Creek Canyon.  It started raining on Wednesday morning and just kept raining.  You have to understand: it doesn’t rain in Colorado!  I mean, ya know, it does, but not like this.  […]

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International Bacon Day!

By | September 1, 2013

Last Saturday morning, my Facebook feed erupted with important news – it was International Bacon Day!  I’m never one to pass up a food-related holiday, so I pulled a Costco pack of bacon out of the fridge and got busy. For dinner, we had veggie burgers with bacon (affectionately called “Hippie Nightmares” around here), but […]

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